Tongi, Bangladesh: The first phase of Ijtema, the second largest global Muslims’ congregation after the hajj, ended on January 11 with the final supplication — Akheri Munajat (concluding sermon) seeking the spiritual wellbeing and welfare of the Muslim Ummah and world people, said a Maulana named Sayed Alam from Ijtema.
The Rohingya people of Myanmar (formerly Burma) are the most oppressed people in our planet. They face elimination in the Buddhist majority country, which is rightly called the ‘den of hatred and intolerance’ in our time. Not a single day goes by when their community members don’t face repeated persecution and harassment from not only the Gestapo-like members of the government but also from the fellow Buddhists who have swallowed Hitler’s poisonous pills of xenophobia and bigotry. Not surprisingly, in today’s Myanmar Nazi swastika and similar insignia are in great demand! Continue reading “The Rohingyas of Myanmar – When will their tragedy end?”