Operation Rohingya: the shocking situation in Burma
By Joseph Quiroz
Contributing writer for End the Lie
On March 24, 2013 a video posted by Anonymous on YouTube detailed the ongoing massacre of Rohingya people of Burma.
Largely ignored by the mainstream media and Western powers such as the United States, Anonymous has launched #OperationRohingya in order to get the information of the atrocities out to the masses.
Throughout the video, many shocking images of dead and burned bodies are shown. According to Anonymous, Rohingya are being attacked by Neo-Nazi racist groups like the Rakhine Nationalities Development Party, Arakan Liberation Army, Nasaka border police and 969 monks led by Monk Wirathu, the self proclaimed Bin Laden of Buddhism.
The Government of Myanmar is either ignoring the crimes or perhaps even orchestrating these attacks because they believe the Rohingya people to be subhuman and not worthy of life.
The persecution that is occurring against the Rohingya people is very severe. All are denied basic human rights and are being forced into refugee camps, which are actually concentration camps in disguise.
Over the past couple of months, the Rohingya have been encouraged to get onto boats and to leave the country by sea. Often they were not given enough food or fuel and were left to die on the open seas. Some boats were also attacked and sunk with many women and children onboard.
The Rohingya that have remained in Burma have been told to expect a third massacre starting the last week in March.
The Rakhine have declared that they will leave no Rohingya left on the land, just a few left on display for museums.
Towards the end of the video, Anonymous urged all those who believe in human rights to spread the word of this horrific situation and to also give the Rohingya a voice before they are completely eliminated.
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Rohingya children in the Nayapara refugee camp
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