Tillerson calls for an end to 'horrors' in Myanmar

Tillerson calls for an end to 'horrors' in Myanmar

Tillerson calls for an end to 'horrors' in Myanmar

The Rohingya are a minority ethnic group located in Myanmar's western Rakhine state and are considered to be a variation of the Sunni religion.

Arsa, which has few modern weapons, insists that it seeks only justice for the Rohingya, a stateless minority who have suffered decades of persecution in Burma. "That must stop", he said.

"It is a defining moment, in many ways, for this new emerging democracy, although it is a power-sharing arrangement", Tillerson said.

They protested in front of the United Nations office located in Shibuya Ward, Tokyo Prefecture while holding signboards and placard that stated "We Stand With Daw Aung San Suu Kyi". And so we appreciate the hard and complex situation Aung San Suu Kyi finds herself in. "I think many people around the world share that admiration".

"I think nobody wants to see a return to military rule in (Myanmar), nobody wants to see a return of the generals", he said, adding that Nobel Peace Prize laureate Suu Kyi should use her moral capital to highlight the plight of the Rohingya.

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The humanitarian crisis overwhelming Myanmar - call it Burma if you must - is a blood stain on the reputation of Aung San Suu Kyi, the nation's de facto leader.

UNICEF said on Thursday that about 400,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar since August 25, some 60 percent of them children.

The refugees are fleeing a fresh security operation in which security forces and Buddhist mobs have killed men, women and children, looted homes, and torched Rohingya villages.

On September 8, over 300 Muslims also protested in Tokyo, Japan in front of Myanmar embassy over Rohingya affairs of which Myanmar nationals there also staged a counter-protest against it.

The Myanmar authorities have targeted Rohinyga civilians after an insurgent group attacked police and military posts in the northern Rakhine state.

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