The latest news and views about Myanmar’s rohingya Muslims
While Iran’s mission to the UN earlier said its absence from the UN General Assembly voting on Myanmar was to protest the Third Committee’s politicized approaches, an informed source says the absence was caused by a lack of coordination.
Aung San Suu Kyi, the foreign minister and de facto leader of Myanmar, has been named the 2017 International Islamophobe of the Year for her country’s atrocities against Rohingya Muslims.
Masud Bin Momen, the ambassador of Bangladesh to the United Nations, has discussed the plight of Rohingya Muslims who have been fleeing violence and oppression in Myanmar and headed to Bangladesh in recent months.
A senior Iranian lawmaker has called on the UN to shoulder its responsibility and stand against the oppressors in the world, particularly the Myanmarese government which is killing Rohingya Muslims.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry has held a meeting to finalize a roadmap for humanitarian assistance to Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims.
Iranian foreign ministry spokesman has lashed out at the Myanmar government for disregarding the international calls to stop violence against Rohingya Muslims.
Iranian president has warned that ignoring the violation of the basic rights of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar would incite extremism and destabilize the entire region.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says the US would pay “a high cost” should it withdraw from the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers.
An Iranian political analyst says some big powers are the main players behind the plight of Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar.
Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri and Pakistan’s Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa expressed concern about the ongoing Rohingya Muslim crisis in Myanmar, calling for Muslim world action to help end the plight of the Muslim minority.
Several Iranian lawmakers have criticized Muslim countries for remaining silent over the crackdown on Muslims in Myanmar.
The top officers of Iran and Turkey in a phone call highlighted the negative consequences of a planned referendum on the independence of the Iraqi Kurdistan region.
A political analyst says the persecution of Muslims in Myanmar is part of a scheme orchestrated by the US to gradually break the chain of Islam in Asia.
An Iranian official says the country will dispatch a number of doctors and build a makeshift hospital to take care of the Myanmar Muslims’ needs.
A senior IRGC general has rejected the idea of Iran’s military interference to help Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar similar to what it did for Iraq and Syria, saying the two cases are very different from each other.
A political commentator says the Myanmar government is conducting organized ethnic cleansing against Rohingya Muslims in the country.
Iran’s Leader says the disaster in Myanmar, which is blamed on the ‘cruel’ Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, marks the death of this international prize.
The representative of Jewish people in Iran’s Parliament has strongly denounced the world’s silence towards the massacre of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, saying the Nobel Peace Prize should be taken back from Aung San Suu Kyi.
An Iranian lawmaker says the Islamic Republic can play an important role in uniting the Muslim world against the massacre of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar through the Organization of Islamic Cooperation.
Reza Kordi, the Iranian head coach of Myanmar national futsal teams, has resigned in protest against the massacre of Rohingya Muslims in the East Asian country.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a letter to the UN Secretary-General warned about the continuation of organised violence against Muslims in Myanmar, and called for the immediate action of the international community, particularly the UN.
Iran’s envoy to the UN on Thursday strongly condemned the ongoing violence against the Rohingya Muslims, and urged the world to combat the growing extremism and intolerance that has resulted in such plight.
Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has denounced the double-standard policies of human rights advocates when it comes to the plight of Rohingya Muslims, saying it is prepared to help those affected by Myanmar’s brutal crimes.
As international human rights have remained silent over the Myanmar government’s slaughter of Rohingya Muslims, Iranian social media users have stepped into the fray and become the voice of the voiceless.