By Dr. Khurshid Ibn Faiz, The Stateless Rohingya
Chittagong, Bangladesh; A press conference was held at the Chittagong Press Club organised by the Hefazat e Islam Bangladesh to protest against the persecution and genocide on Rohingya Muslims in Arakan, on last 9th November 2016.
Maulana Zunaid Babu Nagari, General Secretary of Hefazat e Islam Bangladesh said that the Burmese govt. is launching a pre-planned operation to a total annihilation of the Muslim identity from Arakan in his speech. He wondered, “why Bangladesh as a neibouring Muslim country has yet to condemn and protest the inhuman persecution while the America and Turkey has already codemned it?”
The Hefazat e Islam will never tolerate any attack on Islam and the innocent people, he added . He also demanded the government of Bangladesh to provide shelter to the Rohingya Muslims of Arakan who compelled to leave their ancestral Arakan. Molana Azizul Hoque Islamabadi, the organisation secretary of the Hefazat said “The heads of state of Muslim countries including Bangladesh kept silent as mere spectators to the one sided extra-judicial killings and worst inhuman atrocities of Burma.
The organisation has declared the grand public meeting at Anderkilla Shahi Jame masjid square on 18th Nov and in Cox’s Bazar city on 25th Nov respectively.
The leaders of Hefazat e Islam warnned to launch Long March from Chittagong towards Arakan in near future if the on going Genocide upon innocent Rohingya Muslims as a part of decades long cleansing has not stopped immediately.
It’s known that Myanmar government started pre planned military assaults such as killing, raping Rohingya women and girls, burning houses and religious schools, looting even cattle and beating upon Rohingya Muslims community in Arakan State, western Myanmar where Rohingya are densely populated after the Maungdaw attack by unknown assailants.
Among others, Maulan Tajul Islam central Vice- president, Moulana Lukman Hakim Joint secretary, Moulana Habib ullah assistance organisation secretey, Moulana Munir Ahmad press secretary and some regional leaders including the Amir of Hefazat e Islam were also present in the press conference.