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U.S. seeking emergency measures against Myanmar, U.N. Gazing 200 million dollars for fugitives
As Rohingya fighters attacked Myanmar on 25 August, 422,000 Rohingya Muslims are fighting to help the country, which the United Nations has called ethnoclear. In Rakhine state, too, relief agencies are worried about a human rights problem, even though Myanmar has limited publicity.
"cWe think that urgent action is needed to stop this force and ease the burden of human aid, reduce publicity, reduce tensions and.... begin the tough work to resolve the long-standing problems,³d US Assistant Secretary of State Patrick Murphy said to the reporter. Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar's head Aung San Suu Kyi, was confronted with a flood of global condemnation of the Rohingya's distress because she did not speak out more strongly against the force or did more to curb the low-powered police against her.
Sweden, the United States, Great Britain, France, Egypt, Senegal and Kazakhstan asked UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday to inform the 15-member Security Council next weeks in public about the war. The tensions between the major Buddhists and Rohingya, most of whom are refused nationality, have subsided in Rakhine for centuries, but they have skyrocketed several occasions in recent years as old hostilities and buddhist na-tionalism have emerged with the end of the decade of tough warfare.
Murphy, who was in Myanmar for three full weeks this past Wednesday, said there were "many points of responsibility," and he wanted all of Suu Kyi's obligations to protect human dignity and the rule of Law to be fulfilled in a speech to the country on Tuesday. "There is the chosen administration, there are the safety guards who have agencies that do not come under the jurisdiction of the chosen civil administration, there are locals and there is the wider community, among whom there are many feelings and many tensions," he said.
"Major responsibilities lie with the safety agencies and community officers in Rakhine state, and we are looking for their collaboration to implement these commitments," Murphy said to the Bangkok teleconference-reports. Burma rejects allegations of ethnical purge and says it must take action against the rebels accused of starting a fire and assaulting civil servants and the police.
The United States has called for an end to the war, while China, which has strong trade and policy links with Myanmar, has applauded actions by the Chinese authorities to ease the state of Rakhine. Murphy said the military's reply to the August rebel raids had been out of proportion and the country was risking a rebel tooth flank game.
One of the assaults was alleged by the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army, which Murphy described as a "so-called group" of which little was known. She refuses ties to alien fighters, but the administration says she is linked to worldwide terror. In Bangladesh there were already around 400,000 Rohingya who had escaped previous riots of force and harassment.
In view of the "massive numbers" that have arrived in recent months, the United Nations was expecting to make an appe for the next six month in the amount of 200 million dollars, an officer said.