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OIC Expresses Deep Concern over Violence against the Rohingya in Myanmar’s Rakhine State


Jeddah: The Secretariat General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) expressed deep concern and alarm over recent reports of violence, forced displacement, and property destruction against the Rohingya Muslim community in Buthidaung Township in Myanmar’s Rakhine State.

The OIC Secretariat General underscores the responsibility of all parties involved in the conflict, especially the Myanmar military and the Arakan Army, to protect all Rohingya people in accordance with international law. It further calls for immediate and unhindered humanitarian access and full compliance with the provisional measures ordered by the International Court of Justice to ensure the protection of the Rohingya people.

The OIC calls on the international community to take immediate and concrete steps to end the cycle of violence and atrocities perpetrated against the Rohingya people and ensure their safety and security.

Source: Saudi Press Agency