Human Rights Council


Ahrim Kim
Korea, Republic of

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COMMITTEE: Human Rights Council Country: Brazil Topic: Protecting the rights of the Rohingya in Myanmar Name: Ahrim

We as humans have experienced tragedy of innocent people sacrificed just because they are ‘different’ from the others. From Nazi massacre of Jewish in WWⅡ to Srebrenica massacre, we had to witness millions of precious lives gone away by the brutality of human being. While the international community has agreed upon banning these man-made catastrophes, this nightmare is repeated in the western coast of Myanmar, Rakhine state. The Rohingya people, a predominantly Muslim minority group there, are not only denied of their citizenship but even held in Internal Displaced Person Camps(IDP Camp), prosecuted by its religion. Abused, raped, and murdered by the military operation of Myanmar, more than 200,000 Rohingya people rather chose to leave their homeland, become stateless refugee by fleeing to Bangladesh. It is no doubt that this causes another interstate conflict. However, most seriously, Brazil believes this systematic violation of human rights against Rohingya under the official administration, falls in the frame...