International demands to stop selling weapons to Myanmar army because of the Rohingya

International demands to stop selling weapons to Myanmar army because of the Rohingya
    International demands to stop selling weapons to Myanmar army because of the Rohingya
    Britain's 157 parliamentarians and officials urged the foreign minister to stop the United Kingdom's training of armed forces in Myanmar in the face of armed aggression against the Rohingya Muslim minority.

    British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson warned State Secretary Aung San Suu Kyi that the treatment of the Rohingya minority was a "disgrace" on Myanmar's brow, The Times and Star reported.

    British MPs welcomed Johnson's cautionary statement, but urged their government to suspend military training in Myanmar, which cost the United Kingdom about 305,000 pounds last year.

    This comes amid reports that the Rohingya minority has been subjected to slaughter, rape and shooting of children by the Myanmar army.

    According to the newspaper, parliamentarians have asked their foreign minister to put pressure on army chief Min Ong Hlaing, saying that "the British government should review its current approach to events."

    On the other hand, the newspaper "The Independent" British that human rights groups opened fire on Israel for continuing to sell weapons to the military in Myanmar, after the increase in violence against the Rohingya minority.

    The newspaper pointed out that more than 100 tanks, in addition to boats and light weapons sold by Israeli arms companies to the government in Myanmar, as confirmed by several human rights regulators.

    She confirmed that the support comes despite the imposition of the United States and the European Union ban on the sale of weapons to Myanmar, and published pictures and videos on its site showing children with heads and villages burned completely and settled on the ground by the army forces.

    In the same vein, the United States' tone towards the crisis has been mixed with the international condemnation of the government in Myanmar. The US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Southeast Asian Affairs stressed that the focus of the United States in the crisis is on the delivery of humanitarian assistance to people in need regardless of their identity.

    Patrick Murphy said Washington condemns attacks of any nature, whether against the security forces or against civilians. "We are very concerned about violations that have resulted in the displacement of many people," said Patrick Murphy. "The displacement from Rakhine State has affected many minorities living in the region Not only the children of the Rohingya minority. "Meanwhile, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said the number of refugees from the Rohingya minority fleeing Myanmar since August 25 has so far risen to about 290,000.

    "The number of people arriving in Bangladesh continues to rise, the camps are already overcrowded with refugees and there is an urgent need to build more temporary shelters," UNHCR spokesman Vivian Tan was quoted by ABC News as saying. The United Nations has asked the Bangladeshi authorities to provide more land for the construction of new relief camps to accommodate the new fugitives from violence in the state of Rakhine in western Myanmar.
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