Protest against Muslim persecution in Burma continues in Kashmir

Shopian—Police fired tear-smoke shells to disperse students in South Kashmir’s Shopian district who were protesting against the persecution of Rohingya Muslims by fanatic Buddhists in Burma.

Reports said that a large number of students from Government Higher Secondary School Shopian hit to roads and condemned the killings and persecution of Rohingya Muslims.

The protesting students carrying placards and banners seeking end to genocide in Burma, took out a protest march upto the Government Degree College and soon after they returned they were intercepted by police near Gagren.

The protesting students raising slogans pelted stones on a police vehicle while the cops fired many tear smoke shells to disperse them.


A Police official said that the protesting students were chased away and normalcy was restored in the area.

Protest against the killings and persecution of Rohingyas Muslims in Burma were also held by students in Srinagar and South Kashmir’s Islamabad district. Students from Government College for Women carried out a peaceful rally that culminated at Clock Tower Srinagar. The students displayed placards seeking immediate halt to the killings of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.

Suu Ki must surrender Noble Prize: Er Rasheed

Accusing Aung San Suu Chi, Myanmar’s state councilor of disgracing noble prize, AIP Supremo and MLA Lagate Er. Rasheed has ridiculed her claim that Myanmar is facing the same situation what India is facing in Kashmir.

While interacting with people in Kupwara today Er. Rasheed said that there are no comparisons between the two conflicts. Er. Rasheed said “It is shameful and unfortunate that Aung San Suu Chi who was seen as icon for her constant fight to uphold democratic traditions and human rights has changed her colors so quickly and is justifying the ethnic cleansing of Muslims in Myanmar. The world community needs to move beyond expressing concerns and condemnations and those who have been accusing Muslims of being radical and intolerant must realize what the monks of non-violence are doing to Rohangiye Muslims. While Kashmir is a purely political dispute, the Muslims in Myanmar are facing threat to their survival and are facing the worst crimes against humanity”.

Er. Rasheed appealed UN and other organizations to save bleeding humanity in Myanmar and asked Aung San Suu Chi to surrender the noble prize as she has lost the moral and legal right to claim being a peace preacher.

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