OIC expresses deep concern about violence against Rohingya in Myanmar

JEDDAH: The General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Monday expressed deep concern and alarm over recent reports of violence, forced displacement and destruction of property against the Rohingya Muslim community in Buthidaung Municipality in Myanmar’s Rakhine State.
The OIC General Secretariat underlined the responsibility of all parties involved in the conflict, especially the Myanmar Army and the Arakan Army (AA), to protect all Rohingya people in accordance with international law.
The OIC further called for immediate and unhindered humanitarian access and full compliance with the interim measures imposed by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to ensure the protection of the Rohingya people.
The OIC General Secretariat called on the international community to take immediate and concrete steps to end the cycle of violence and atrocities against the Rohingya people and ensure their safety and security.