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Call for sanctions against Myanmar

  • Marguerite Afra Sapiie

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sat, September 23, 2017 | 08:48 am
Call for sanctions against Myanmar In unity: Leaders of Indonesia’s six official religions — Islam, Catholicism, Protestantism, Buddhism, Hinduism and Confucianism — call on the government and the global community to end violence against Rohingya people in an event at the Nahdlatul Ulama Central Board (PBNU) office in Jakarta on Sept.22. (Antara/Aprillio Akbar)

PREMIUM With the humanitarian crisis of the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar unabated, Indonesian interfaith figures have called on the government to take stronger action against Yangon for its failure to address the persecution against its minority group. The call was made amid fears that radical groups in the nation with the largest Muslim population are exploiting the Rohingya issue to advance their inte...