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I am personally appealing to you to please pick up your phone and start calling NOW.
You can save lives.
Three Rohingya villages are surrounded right now by armed extremists. We need your help now to stop imminent attacks!
Your calls in the past have at stopped at least 3 genocidal attacks on peaceful Rohingyas.
This is time-sensitive!
Very credible time tested source.
Call first and then get others to call.
See the details below.
In the past through quick action and response by Burma Task Force staff, volunteers and supporters, thanks to tens of thousand of you calling Burmese embassies, US government and other governments we have been able to stop attacks in their tracks!
We need to do this again NOW and stop these attacks.
THE SITUATION HAS BEEN TAKING PLACE AS FOLLOWS:
#1 Hundreds of Rakhine extremists have been gathering in a Rakhine village called ‘Nagara’ since 8:30PM (Myanmar Time)tonight. The fears of the Rohingyas in the nearby village called ‘Kaung Douk (Hondol) grow!
#2 Hundreds of Rakhine extremists have gathered in ‘Nat Taung’ Rakhine village and are almost ready to attack ‘Yadana Bon (Nairong)’ Rohingya village, according to the reports at 11:30PM, November 4.
#3 ‘Thae Dar Kadi (Siddir Kul)’ is the only Rohingya village amidst the Rakhine villages in ‘Punna Gyun’ Township. The village is located nearby the edge of Kyauktaw Township. The Rakhine extremists have started gathering around the village since 10:30PM on November 4.
According to the latest reports at 12:15PM, around 200 armed with swords and sticks sieged the village. The Rohingya villagers are guarding the village without sleeping.
There is no sign of Burmese authorities showing up to protect the innocent people and prevent the situation getting worse.
Urgent Action Needed:
Please call, Tweet, post and retweet.
Lives are at stake. Thousands are depending on you.
President Barack Obama
Secretary John Kerry
Department of the Secretary of State
Phone number: 202-647-9572
US Ambassador to Burma
US: (202) 332-3344, (202) 332-4250, Fax: (202) 332-4351
UK: 020 7499 4340 – Fax: 020 7409 7043
Australia: Phone: +61 2 62733811
Canada: +1 613-232-9990
Indonesia: 62 21 315 8908
Malaysia: 60 3-4251 5595
Pakistan: 92 51 283-2232
India: 91 11 2467 8822
Please call all the three above now, and then:
· Call 5 friends to do the same right away.
· Email all your loved one to do the same.
· Put it up on Facebook asking friends to join in.
Trust me. Your calls do matter.
Burma Task Force has been able to stop the mad attacks at least three times by putting tremendous pressure on the Burmese government which some time interferes for the sake of public relations to stop an attack.
Right now due to elections in which Rohingyas first time in 100 years are not allowed to vote Burma has a whole lot of election observers.
The pressure will work.
Please call now.
Thanks and jazakAllah
Your brother in humanity
Abdul Malik Mujahid
Burma Task Force USA
UPDATES ON THE GROUND AS THEY TAKE PLACE:
By MR. NAIM FROM KYAUKTAW (5:30 AM MYANMAR TIME):
#4 Rakhine leaders in Kyauktaw threatened Rohingyas yesterday that they would launch attacks on ‘Yadana Bon’ and ‘Kaung Douk.’ However, as of now (it’s the time of Day-Break in Kyauktaw), there has not been any attack on the Rohingya villages yet.
5# Hundreds of Rakhine extremists continue to stay gathered in ‘Nagara’ Rakhine villages with lethal and dangerous weapons. The Rohingyas are not sure when the Rakhine extremists start to attack. Meantime, the local Rohingyas are trying to avoid the problems with Rakhines and stay calm. However, the situation continues to be extremely tensed.
6# There is a Rakhine village called ‘Myauk Taung’ to the east of ‘Yadana Bon’ Rohingya village. Hundreds of Rakhines have gathered there since last two days. They are still there.
However some other Rohingya villages like ‘Pidin and Kadir Fara’ are still in peaceful condition.
BY SAEED ARAKANI:
# 7 Rohingya leaders reported to the Military Camp in ‘Sanga Daung’ village about the gatherings of the Rakhine extremists. So, the military arrived in ‘Nat Taung’ Rakhine village to see the situation. Rakhine extremists left their place in the village around 12:30AM (Myanmar Time). For the time being, the numbers of the people decreased for the time being.
SIDIRKUL (THAE DAR KADI) VILLAGE, PUNNA GYUN TOWNSHIP (7:00AM MYANMAR TIME):
The extremist mob withdrew their positions around ‘Thae Dar Kadi’ village at around 3:45AM (Myanmar Time). The extremists were almost confronted with the villagers and left ultimately as the Rohingya villagers were also up to face them (the extremists) to save their lives.
“They brought dangerous weapons, sticks, swords, daggers, spears and maybe even guns. But we were also trying to defend our lives with whatever means we have; with iron rods and knives etc. They used many torch lights to frighten us. We did the same.
At the end, they left at around 3:45AM. We don’t know they will come to attack us again,” said a villager.
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