President Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarians (PPPP) Asif Ali Zardari Tuesday condemned the atrocities against Rohingya Muslims as “barbaric and unacceptable” and asked the United Nations to immediately step in and end the on going genocide of Rohingyas. “No words are strong enough to condemn the atrocities against the Rohingya Muslims and the international community must wake up to its responsibility,” he said in a statement Tuesday.
“The genocide and massacre of Muslims in Myanmar will only widen the space for militants, he warned. I also urge the Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi to put to an end this barbarism,” he said. Aung Suu Kyi’s silence on ethnic cleansing of the minority Muslim population was deafening. It was starkly inconsistent with the nobel peace prize awarded to her for her struggle for peace and human rights, he said.
Asif Zardari said Aung Suu’s inability or unwillingness to act swiftly and decisively would make calls for revoking the Nobel Award louder and louder. He also asked the government to forcefully take up the issue with Myanmar as well as with the international community.—APP