With the above premise, ABIM condemn the continuous violence against the Rohingya Muslim. Despite of not being recognized as citizen of Myanmar, ABIM believes such status does not justify any kind of violation to their basic human rights. ABIM believes that the government of Myanmar is committed in paving their way towards democracy. As such, we urge government of Myanmar to take immediate action to stop this act of violence against the minority Rohingya Muslims that evidently may lead to genocide or ethnic-cleansing in the Rakhine State.
Seeing this tragic event, ABIM also realizes that the hate against the Myanmar Muslims or the Rohingya Muslims in specific has long been instigated by the hardliner Rakhine’s Buddhists through random flyers that were spread all over the State. We believe that any religion would reject race and religion to be the benchmark of discrimination. For that matter, we would like to call other groups of NGOs especially from Buddhist group to come out with a statement to jointly condemn the violence.
Vice President International Affairs, Muslim Youth Movement Of Malaysia (ABIM)