KARACHI - Representatives from different religions and minorities in Karachi have condemned the atrocities inflicted on the Muslims of the Republic of Union of Myanmar.
JI Karachi Ameer Muhammad Hussain Mahenti, General Secretary Naseem Siddiqui, JI Minority Wing leader Younus Sohan Khan Advocate, Pervez Barkat, Ulema Council Pakistan Secretary Maulana Zafar Azad, Saleem Michael, father Thomas Gulfam, Priest Emanuel Victor, Pandat Rana Sharma, Priest Joseph and others also addressed. JI Minority Wing leader Muslim Pervez, Information Secretary Zahid Askari, father Edgar Irfan, Shahbaz Sootra, Priest Younus Inayat, Riaz gill and others were present.
Mahenti said that so far around 20,000 Muslims had been killed in Myanmar while more than 90,000 were forced to leave their homes for fear of being killed. Mosques and the properties of Muslims were set ablaze.
The genocide of the Muslims in Myanmar was not a new matter but the history of Myanmar had a chain of such episodes. In 1942, the Buddhists extremists had killed more than 20,000 Muslims and genocide of the Muslims in Myanmar was being continued since 1962.
In his address, Younus Sohan Khan advocate said that everywhere in the world, issues had emerged regarding the minorities but the genocide of the Muslim minority in Myanmar was never occurred anywhere, which could never be ignored.
Father Thomas Gulfam said that the Christians would raise their voices against tyranny on humans anywhere in the world. He condemned the Buddhists extremists and Myanmar government for carrying out genocide of the Muslim minority of Myanmar.
Pandit Rana Sharma asked the people of other countries to raise their voice against the massacre of Muslims in Myanmar.
Maulana Zafar Azad said that genocide of Muslims in Myanmar was being carried out under the direct patronage of Myanmar government. More than 500 villages of the Muslims were set ablaze but still the United Nations was silent on that huge manslaughter of the Muslims.
Salim Michael said that the United Nations had always remained silent on atrocities against the minorities across the world.