Myanmar killings: Senate lodges protest, vows to move resolution

Senator Zahid Khan says killings in K-P, Karachi should also not be ignored.

July 31, 2012

ISLAMABAD: Senators from the treasury and opposition benches on Tuesday strongly condemned the ongoing massacre of Muslims in Myanmar and vowed to move a resolution after taking the Foreign Office on-board.     

Leader of the Opposition in Senate Ishaq Dar, speaking on a point of order, strongly condemned the killings of Muslims in Myanmar, and added that the Foreign Office should be consulted before finalising the condemnation resolution.

Senator Abdul Ghafoor Haidery, Shahi Syed, Rubina Khalid also condemned the killings.

On the other hand, Senator Zahid Khan said that the killings in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and Karachi should also be kept in mind while condemning the massacre in Myanmar.


kyaw win | 10 years ago | Reply

The situation between syria and myanmar is different.Rohingya issue is much more serious than any other issue, they have been suffering for decades and they are stateless and hepless minority muslims ,the most persecuted in the world according to UN report.The successive Myanmar Government has been violated human rights Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.If you know the real History of Rohingyas , you will surely not compare with other issues.Thousands of Rohingyas have been killed by rakhines and Security Forces and 90000 have been displaced.What I want to say here is that it a systematic ethnic cleansing.

Babbarsher Khan | 10 years ago | Reply

Do Pakistani state institutions and civic society care about killing of Muslims in Pakistan itself? Shias, Ahmedis, Baluch also want some one raises voice highlighting their plight inside the land of pure!

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