Muslim World speaks out against Rohingya Persecution

The Muslim World is speaking out against the persecution of the Rohingya people. Government leaders and religious organizations in countries from Turkey to Myanmar’s neighbors Indonesia and Malaysia have expressed concern and attempts to provide aid to Rohingyas has been blocked by the military.

An article published Sept. 6 by the Anadolu Agency, a Turkish news agency, quotes a report from the Burma Human Rights Network claiming persecution of Muslim’s all over Myanmar is on the rise under the government of Aung San Suu Kyi.

And in an article published by Catholic news agency UCA News, President Widodo of Indonesia said he would be  lobbying U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and Chairman of Advisory Commission on Rakhine State Kofi Annan, as well as the Myanmar government to end the crisis and to grant access to humanitarian aid which was blocked once more last week.

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