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Indonesia discusses emergency aid for refugee Rohingya’s

Indonesia discusses emergency aid for refugee Rohingya’s

Indonesia view or the humanitarian aid to tens of thousands of exiled Rohingya muslims from Myanmar. The Indonesian minister of Foreign Affairs talks here Monday with leader of Aung San Suu Kyi.

“We will be the Indonesian proposal to provide humanitarian support in the state of Rakhine in detail to discuss,” said minister Retno Marsudi on Monday in a video message from Yangon, the capital of Myanmar. The minister will travel to the neighbouring country Bangladesh to talk about the recording of the influxes of refugees.

The Rohingya are not officially recognised as citizens in buddhist Myanmar. Aid agencies estimate that such a negentigduizend people fled to Bangladesh since the violence in the state of Rakhine last week oplaaide.

Protests

The interference of Indonesia follows on the growing social unrest in their own country. In Jakarta went Monday, dozens of people take to the streets to protest against the increasing violence against muslims in Myanmar. They demand that their country’s diplomatic ties with Myanmar disconnects.

Sunday was at the Burmese embassy in Jakarta, a molotov cocktail is thrown, and then a small fire broke out.

Also in Malaysia this weekend protests against the violence against the Rohinhya’s and other islamic leaders condemned the violence.

Protests in Jakarta against violence, Rohingya’s

In Jakarta to protest hundreds of people against the violence against the Rohingya minority in Myanmar.
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The protesters want Indonesia diplomatic ties with Myanmar disconnects.
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Sunday was at the embassy in Jakarta, a molotov cocktail is thrown, and then a small fire broke out.
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‘Legitimate’

Indonesia offered more assistance to the Rohingya minority in Myanmar and Bangladesh. In that last country life since the nineties, an estimated four hundred thousand kosovar muslims, under poor conditions.

The Myanmar calls the violence against the minority a “legitimate campaign against terrorism”. According to the army, the Rohingya’s responsible for a series of attacks on the army and the police in Myanmar.

See also:
Background: Why are ‘second-class’ Rohingya will not be welcomed anywhere?

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