Jammat-e-Islami Karachi chief Muhammad Hussain Mehanti said the mass murder of Muslims in Burma has exposed the cruel behavior of the international community.He expressed grave concern over the fresh spree of the bloodbath and violence against the Muslims in Burma.  In a statement issued here on Thursday, Mehanti urged international community to take serious and solid measures for protection of the Muslim population in Burma. He said United Nations Organisation, Organisation of Islamic Countries, and human rights’ movements should raise their voice and take steps against the open violations of human rights and brutality of Burma’s government and military establishment. Mehanti condemned the hypocrite behavior and dual standards of the international community. USA and its allies held Muslims for the terrorism but they don’t take action against the open terrorism and inhuman behavior of government of Burma.He added bloodshed in Burma is an awakening call for the entire Muslim Ummah. He demanded the Pakistan government to record a strong protest before the government of Burma on diplomatic level.Meanwhile, President Asif Ali Zardari on Thursday felicitated Gilgit-Baltistan Governor Pir Syed Karam Ali Shah, Chief Minister Syed Mehdi Shah and the people of Gilgit-Baltistan on the 66th Independence Day of Gilgit-Baltistan when the people successfully threw away yoke of Dogra Raj. In his message, the President paid rich tributes to the valiant struggle of those brave sons of the soil who revolted against the despotism of Dogra rule and even sacrificed their lives for the noble cause of winning their independence.He reiterated the government’s commitment to continue undertaking every effort for the socio-economic uplift of the people of Gilgit-Baltistan.  He said it was indeed a great honour that PPP government and reforms and emancipation of the people of the area were interlinked. Spokesperson to the President, Senator Farhatullah Babar said that first major administrative, judicial and political reforms in the area were introduced and Jagirdari Nizam abolished in 1975 during the government of Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. Further democratisation of the area was effected during the government of Benazir Bhutto through the Northern Areas Legal Framework Order 1994. The third installment of major reforms order (Gilgit -Baltistan Empowerment and Self governance Order 2009) was signed by President Asif Ali Zardari in September 2009 introducing far reaching administrative, political, financial and judicial reforms in the Northern Areas.

Source: nation.com.pk