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Feb-03-2014 15:19printcomments

Aid Flows Into Myanmar Despite Medieval Muslim Massacre

World Bank loan follows government complicity in Du Chee Yar killings.

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(LONDON Burma Times) - On January 26, 2014, the World Bank approved a two billion dollar development aid package to Myanmar. For the past two years, western countries led by the US have been rewarding Myanmar handsomely for what they regard as the government’s greater commitment to improving the human rights situation in the country.

But even as this generous aid package was being finalised in the offices of Washington, the government of Myanmar was wiping the blood off their hands in another brutal act of mass murder perpetuated against the Rohingya Muslim community.

The loan has been approved less than a fortnight following a brutal massacre of scores of Rohingya Muslim children and women in western Myanmar. This will convince the country’s rulers that any future acts of persecution towards the Muslim minority will not be addressed seriously by the international community.

That is bad news for the Rohingyas, a people described by the United Nations as ‘one of the most persecuted in the world’. While many political prisoners including the pro western leader of the democracy movement Aung Saan Suu Kyi have been released from prison and allowed back into political life, Rohingyas have been at the receiving end of a brutal ethnic cleansing pogrom implemented by Rakhine Buddhist extremists in cohort with government forces.

The article continues with video at Burma Times, link below.

http://burmatimes.net/aid-flows-into-myanmar-despite-medieval-muslim-massacre/

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