Human rights groups denounced on Friday a plan by the Government of Myanmar could force thousands of Rohingya Muslim minority to stay in detention camps if they are ineligible for citizenship
Help Point – Human rights groups denounced on Friday a plan by the Government of Myanmar could force thousands of Rohingya Muslim minority to stay in detention camps if they are ineligible for citizenship
A US official said that the Embassy of the United States and other Myanmar Government expressed concern on a number of aspects of the plan. and the majority of the Muslim Rohingya minority, numbering 1.1 million people in Rakhine State on the West Coast in the apartheid-like conditions as displaced 140,000 others after bloody clashes with Buddhists who make up the majority in the country in 2012.
The Government rejected the award of most Muslim Rohingya and are regarded by the Bengal makes them as illegal immigrants from Bangladesh although their stay in Myanmar for generations.
Action plan requires the Rakhine Muslims recognize Rohingya as Bengal-which is rejected by most as the first step of their nationality
The Government-proposed draft plan approved-local authorities “to establish temporary camps set up for those who refuse to be registered (they’re Bengal) and those who do not have the required documents.”
Human rights groups warn that the measures will force thousands of Rohingya to flee to camps where they can be detained indefinitely.
Deputy Director for Asia at human rights watch in a statement Friday that it is at least a draft plan for the permanent segregation and continuing situation of statelessness is a deliberate plan to deny Rohingya of hope And forcing them to flee the country. ”
The United States has said that its Embassy and other embassies in Rangoon received a draft of the plan and submitted its observations to the Government.