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Senate passes resolution condemning atrocities on Rohingya Muslims

ISLAMABAD-UNS- The Senate on Monday unanimously passed a resolution condemning the atrocities being committed on Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.
The resolution, moved by Leader of the House Raja Zafar-ul-Haq, termed the oppression being perpetrated against Rohingya Muslims on the behest of the Myanmar Government which is aided and abetted by religious extremists as crimes against humanity.
It strongly condemned these crimes and killings tantamount to genocide against a peaceful community who are being persecuted on the grounds of race and religion.
The resolution said women are being raped; children and men are butchered as part of an organized ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims. The House also urged the International Community to take notice of crimes being committed against humanity.
The Senate called upon the government of Pakistan to immediately take up the matter with UN Secretary General.

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