Posts Tagged ‘Egypt’

Egypt demands Myanmar to stop acts of violence committed against Muslims in Myanmar

October 6, 2013

Egypt demands Myanmar to stop acts of violence committed against Muslims in Myanmar

Egypt has expressed is strong irritation towards the renewal of acts of violence committed against Muslims in Myanmar, and urged the authorities in Myanmar (formerly Burma) to take immediate, decisive action and bring to an end such acts of violence committed against (Burmese) Muslims who belong to the Rohingya ethicity. 
 

(Ahlul Bayt News Agency) – A spokesman from the Egyptian Foreign Affairs Ministry, minister plenipotentiary Amro Rushdi said today that the Ministry yesterday summoned Myanmar’s ambassador in Cairo and handed him an urgent message which carries Egypt’s strong irritation from renewal of acts of violence against Muslims of the Rohingya ethic minority in Myanmar.

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Egypt FM met with OIC to prepare for Rohingya problem at UNGA

October 1, 2013

Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy speaks at the United Nations General Assembly’s (UNGA) 68th Ordinary Session
(Photo Foreign Ministry hand out)

Fahmy continues diplomatic efforts in UNGA

Fahmy meets more diplomats from across the world and discusses disarmament and nuclear non-proliferation among other issues in New York

Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy met with representatives of several nations as well as representatives of various international organizations while in New York City for the United Nations General Assembly’s (UNGA) 68th Ordinary Session.

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Excerpts that I adore, from Daw Suu’s interview with Danish students and teachers

April 22, 2011

Source: “Stepping into the world of Aung San Suu Kyi ” by Laila de Champfleury

Translation into Burmese in Mizzima, ေဒၚစု၏ ကမၻာတြင္းသို႔ ေခတၱ ဝင္ေရာက္ျခင္း

‘Democracy is a word that is so common in the West that you probably don’t take it too seriously’, Aung San Suu Kyi said. ‘I don’t think you even realize the value of it very much’. (more…)

The Land of the Pure and True – Muslims in China

February 19, 2011

Source_emel:The Land of the Pure and True – Muslims in China By Ethar El-Katatney

Muslim China boasts a population of 20 million. From the Hui to the Uyghurs, Islam in China is distinctive and diverse – intertwining authentic Chinese culture, with Islamic practice.

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