It’s time to help Rohingyas

Published Aug 14, 2012 12:12am

A CRY for help by Myanmar Muslims echoes throughout the world, but this cry goes unnoticed. Since AD 1050 Myanmar Muslims have been captured, tortured and killed based on their Islamic beliefs. The extremist Buddhist majority of Myanmar is determined to either drive out all Myanmar Muslims, or kill them.

Recently, these persecutions have amplified to such an extent that any dignified person, a Muslim or a non-Muslim, would agree that this insanity has to stop.

We, not only as Muslims but as humans have to take some steps to do our part. For one, a petition should be signed and presented to the UN as a show of how many people are disturbed by these ongoing events.

Most Myanmar Muslims who decide to migrate either choose Bangladesh or India as their new home. The Pakistan government should start generating funds to help these emigrants, and also request the respective countries to harbour our Muslim brothers to safety.

Another beneficial outcome of this practice would be the ‘good feeling’ between the coordinating countries as the Pakistani government would be entrusting their entire fund to a foreign government.

Just a little support can do wonders for someone in distress. Our Myanmar brothers are going through a very rough time and just knowing that there are people out there trying to help would mean the world to them.

I, therefore, implore you to do your part. Ask your friends and family to help you. Come up with new ideas and share them with others, for what you do today might change someone’s tomorrow.

DR SADAF HUMA WAQAR Karachi


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Comments (12) (Closed)


ADD123
Aug 14, 2012 05:11am
jab Muslims par laat paadi tho .bhoot aag lagi....aur jab tum doosro kay ghar jalatey ho tab?????
Sheeraz Nizamani
Aug 14, 2012 05:11am
This incidence is one of the big tragedy for us, why they are killing humanity ?? it's is enough to see their killings around the area, Without any fear they are killing people like animal hunters!
Vijay Dixit
Aug 14, 2012 05:22am
Why does the Pakistanis wish that India accept the Muslims of Burma.Did Pakistan accept the Bihari Muslims of Bangladesh who claim they are Pakistanis after 1971.Even today they are rotting in Bangladesh .We are already overpopulated & want no more .
DWW
Aug 14, 2012 05:29am
Start helping the Shias and Balochis first.
Dan
Aug 14, 2012 05:31am
Quote, "Since AD 1050 Myanmar Muslims have been captured, tortured and killed based on their Islamic beliefs." so to say by the Buddhist. What did the Muslim invaders do on the western borders of present day Afghanistan, Pakistan, during 1050 AD and the whole of Indian sub continent there after? Sure there were Millions of Buddhist , Hindus,Sikhs and others, who were tortured and killed on the bases of Islamic beliefs. What are you crying about, Dr. Waqar? If life is coming a full circle... from where it started. " As you sow, so shall you reap". I'm Wondering if this simple proverb, which is an effective moral value for humanity, has any place in your beliefs....
Prasad
Aug 14, 2012 05:54am
Pakistani hypocites at their best. Showing concern for enthnic conflicts thousand miles away(read ethnic vs religious). What about the flight of hindus from Pakistan, the mistreatment of Hazaras and Ahmediays and Shias. These people are pakistani for god sake!!
SWE
Aug 14, 2012 06:04am
MOST OF THE PHOTOS ON THE FACE BOOKS AND INTERNET ARE FAKE PHOTOS. PLS DO NOT BELIVE IT.
dude
Aug 14, 2012 06:07am
Wow...you Pakistanis are amazing people. You can't set your own houses in order and you are going out to preach the world. Didn't anyone teach you guys that charity begins at home??? Before preaching the world, please explain why are your hindus adding to India's already increasing population? Please explain why are your Baluchis talking of succession. Please explain why are Shias, Ahmedis and Christians scared to death in your country. After you have addressed these issues, talk about muslims in other parts of the world.
ssddse
Aug 14, 2012 06:23am
First you people so called hindus stop dividing like muslim, christian, hindu etc try to save human beings it is our prime duty.
Sheeraz Nizamani
Aug 14, 2012 07:41am
There is not issue of fight so there should be good conversation with each other, what who are doing with someone else we cannot predict. but being a human we are feeling violent of killing around the world. so there should be realization of human being. with sympathy and love we can tribute and pray for those who are suffered in violent situation . other wise our conflict discuss could not change something. cool down.
Gerry D'Cunha
Aug 14, 2012 08:37am
My friends, killing of any innocent people of any faith or religion in Pakistan or else where in the world should be condemned - Yes, Pakistan should initiate this stand.
KJ10
Aug 14, 2012 04:20pm
India claims 10000-15000 minorities lives every 10-15 years. Operation blue cross, babri masjid, burning of train in 2000s. so kindly don't tell what Pakistan needs to do. Dr. Waqar is correct the all muslims should help their brothers. Even as humans we should support them and help them. As for as humanity work is concerned, India needs to learn to keep humanity work and politics separate. Good work Dr. Waqar. Keep it up.