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Canberra Times
Australian journalist Frank Palmos cited in declassified US files on communism purge in Indonesiaregion today, in the Philippines gripped by a drug war, and Myanmar, where gove
Canberra Times / Posted 3 hours ago
region today, in the Philippines gripped by a drug war, and Myanmar, where government troops set upon Rohingya villages in Rakhine State. The National Security Archive says Telegram 1516 from the American Embassy in Jakarta was an "important... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Rohingya crisis: UNICEF issues 'Child Alert'of Rohingya children and families, and immediate unfettered humanitarian access
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 hours ago
of Rohingya children and families, and immediate unfettered humanitarian access to all children affected by the violence in Rakhine State; 3. Support for the safe, voluntary and dignified return of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar; and 4. A long-term... Read more
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New Kerala
UNICEF says Rohingya kids in Bangladesh in dire state - newkerala news #281798he said, speaking ahead of a pledging conference in Geneva on Monday. UN agenc
New Kerala / Posted 7 hours ago
he said, speaking ahead of a pledging conference in Geneva on Monday. UN agencies are still demanding access to northern Rakhine, where an unknown number of Rohingya remain despite UN reports that many villages and food stocks have been... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Rohingya refugee children in Bangladesh in dire statethey witnessed, it said in a report “Outcast and Desperate”. In all, almost 60
The Borneo Post / Posted 9 hours ago
they witnessed, it said in a report “Outcast and Desperate”. In all, almost 600,000 Rohingya refugees have left northern Rakhine state since Aug 25 when the UN says the Myanmar army began a campaign of “ethnic cleansing” following insurgent... Read more
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DW
Rohingya crisis - 'These people need all the help they can get' |well over a million Rohingya refugees since August 25. These people have fled v
DW / Posted 12 hours ago
well over a million Rohingya refugees since August 25. These people have fled violence and insecurity in Myanmar's western Rakhine state. They have moved in to the region around Cox's Bazar in neighboring Bangladesh. The actual number of refugees... Read more
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Gulf News
Rohingya refugee children in Bangladesh in dire state — UNICEFwitnessed, it said in a report titled Outcast and Desperate.In all, almost 600,
Gulf News / Posted 13 hours ago
witnessed, it said in a report titled Outcast and Desperate.In all, almost 600,000 Rohingya refugees have left northern Rakhine state since August 25 when the United Nations (UN) says the Myanmar army began a campaign of “ethnic cleansing”... Read more
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Boston Globe
Rohingya refugees flee violence in Myanmarthe ‘clearance operations’ by Myanmar’s army and Buddhist mobs that were sparke
Boston Globe / Posted 14 hours ago
the ‘clearance operations’ by Myanmar’s army and Buddhist mobs that were sparked by militant attacks on security posts in Rakhine state on August 25, 2017. What the Rohingya refugees flee to is a different kind of suffering in sprawling makeshift... Read more
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The Hindu
Oxford college drops Suu Kyi from common room nameroom with immediate effect. “Suu Kyi’s inability to condemn the mass murder, g
The Hindu / Posted 14 hours ago
room with immediate effect. “Suu Kyi’s inability to condemn the mass murder, gang rape and severe human rights abuses in Rakhine is inexcusable and unacceptable. She has gone against the very principles and ideals she had once righteously... Read more
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Ekklesia
UN migration chief urges more support for Rohingyas fleeing Myanmar(18 October 2017), as he completed a three-day visit to Bangladesh. “The arc o
Ekklesia / Posted 19 hours ago
(18 October 2017), as he completed a three-day visit to Bangladesh. “The arc of misery that exists between Northern Rakhine state and Cox's Bazar is deeply upsetting – too many people suffering desperately with too little support,” he said,... Read more
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The Hindu
Nearly 58% of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh are childrenattack on security posts in Myanmar, sparking a violent response from the milit
The Hindu / Posted 19 hours ago
attack on security posts in Myanmar, sparking a violent response from the military which led to thousands of Rohingyas in Rakhine state fleeing to neighbouring Bangladesh. Mr. Ingram explained that very little is known about what is happening in... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
UN appeals for more support for Rohingya in ‘arc of misery’international community to provide more support for Rohingya Muslims fleeing Bu
Asian Correspondent / Posted 21 hours ago
international community to provide more support for Rohingya Muslims fleeing Burma (Myanmar) in the “arc of misery” between Rakhine State and Bangladesh. The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) warned on Thursday that “thousands will... Read more
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Weekly Times
Rohingya children in dire state: UNICEFthey witnessed, it said in a report "Outcast and Desperate". In all, almost 60
Weekly Times / Posted 23 hours ago
they witnessed, it said in a report "Outcast and Desperate". In all, almost 600,000 Rohingya refugees have left northern Rakhine state since August 25 when the UN says the Myanmar army began a campaign of "ethnic cleansing" following insurgent... Read more
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CBS News
"The magnitude of the challenge is daunting" in the crisis of Rohingya children, UNICEF saysmilitary to cease all violations of human rights ... and call for unfettered ac
CBS News / Posted 23 hours ago
military to cease all violations of human rights ... and call for unfettered access for humanitarian organizations to Rakhine State." UNICEF's Bangladesh Representative, Edouard Beigbeder painted the picture of the crisis, which is growing... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Rohingya children in dire state: UNICEFthey witnessed, it said in a report "Outcast and Desperate". In all, almost 60
Adelaide Now / Posted 23 hours ago
they witnessed, it said in a report "Outcast and Desperate". In all, almost 600,000 Rohingya refugees have left northern Rakhine state since August 25 when the UN says the Myanmar army began a campaign of "ethnic cleansing" following insurgent... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Rohingya children in dire state: UNICEFthey witnessed, it said in a report "Outcast and Desperate". In all, almost 60
The Courier Mail / Posted 23 hours ago
they witnessed, it said in a report "Outcast and Desperate". In all, almost 600,000 Rohingya refugees have left northern Rakhine state since August 25 when the UN says the Myanmar army began a campaign of "ethnic cleansing" following insurgent... Read more
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News.com.au
Rohingya children in dire state: UNICEFthey witnessed, it said in a report "Outcast and Desperate". In all, almost 60
News.com.au / Posted 23 hours ago
they witnessed, it said in a report "Outcast and Desperate". In all, almost 600,000 Rohingya refugees have left northern Rakhine state since August 25 when the UN says the Myanmar army began a campaign of "ethnic cleansing" following insurgent... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Australia defends Cambodian ties as crackdown continuesits refusal to cut support for Myanmar's military which is accused of committin
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 23 hours ago
its refusal to cut support for Myanmar's military which is accused of committing atrocities against Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state. The UN has described the Rohingya crisis as ethnic cleansing and human rights groups say it amounts to crimes... Read more
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Western Advocate
Australia defends Cambodian ties as crackdown continuesits refusal to cut support for Myanmar's military which is accused of committin
Western Advocate / Posted yesterday
its refusal to cut support for Myanmar's military which is accused of committing atrocities against Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state. The UN has described the Rohingya crisis as ethnic cleansing and human rights groups say it amounts to crimes... Read more
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Manning River Times
Australia defends Cambodian ties as crackdown continuesits refusal to cut support for Myanmar's military which is accused of committin
Manning River Times / Posted yesterday
its refusal to cut support for Myanmar's military which is accused of committing atrocities against Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state. The UN has described the Rohingya crisis as ethnic cleansing and human rights groups say it amounts to crimes... Read more
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The North West Star
Australia defends Cambodian ties as crackdown continuesits refusal to cut support for Myanmar's military which is accused of committin
The North West Star / Posted yesterday
its refusal to cut support for Myanmar's military which is accused of committing atrocities against Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state. The UN has described the Rohingya crisis as ethnic cleansing and human rights groups say it amounts to crimes... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Australia defends Cambodian ties as crackdown continuesits refusal to cut support for Myanmar's military which is accused of committin
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
its refusal to cut support for Myanmar's military which is accused of committing atrocities against Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state. The UN has described the Rohingya crisis as ethnic cleansing and human rights groups say it amounts to crimes... Read more
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The Border Mail
Australia defends Cambodian ties as crackdown continuesits refusal to cut support for Myanmar's military which is accused of committin
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
its refusal to cut support for Myanmar's military which is accused of committing atrocities against Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state. The UN has described the Rohingya crisis as ethnic cleansing and human rights groups say it amounts to crimes... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Australia defends Cambodian ties as crackdown continuesits refusal to cut support for Myanmar's military which is accused of committin
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
its refusal to cut support for Myanmar's military which is accused of committing atrocities against Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state. The UN has described the Rohingya crisis as ethnic cleansing and human rights groups say it amounts to crimes... Read more
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The Courier
Australia defends Cambodian ties as crackdown continuesits refusal to cut support for Myanmar's military which is accused of committin
The Courier / Posted yesterday
its refusal to cut support for Myanmar's military which is accused of committing atrocities against Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state. The UN has described the Rohingya crisis as ethnic cleansing and human rights groups say it amounts to crimes... Read more
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Canberra Times
Australia defends Cambodia military ties as soldiers prepare to crush demonstratorsits refusal to cut support for Myanmar's military which is accused of committin
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
its refusal to cut support for Myanmar's military which is accused of committing atrocities against Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state. The UN has described the Rohingya crisis as ethnic cleansing and human rights groups say it amounts to crimes... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Rohingya refugee children in Bangladesh in dire state: UNICEFthey witnessed, it said in a report "Outcast and Desperate". In all, almost 60
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
they witnessed, it said in a report "Outcast and Desperate". In all, almost 600,000 Rohingya refugees have left northern Rakhine state since Aug. 25 when the U.N. says the Myanmar army began a campaign of "ethnic cleansing" following insurgent... Read more
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EuroNews
Rohingya refugee children in Bangladesh in dire state - UNICEFthey witnessed, it said in a report “Outcast and Desperate”. In all, almost 600
EuroNews / Posted yesterday
they witnessed, it said in a report “Outcast and Desperate”. In all, almost 600,000 Rohingya refugees have left northern Rakhine state since Aug. 25 when the U.N. says the Myanmar army began a campaign of “ethnic cleansing” following insurgent... Read more
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Reuters
Rohingya refugee children in Bangladesh in dire state: UNICEFthey witnessed, it said in a report “Outcast and Desperate”. In all, almost 60
Reuters / Posted yesterday
they witnessed, it said in a report “Outcast and Desperate”. In all, almost 600,000 Rohingya refugees have left northern Rakhine state since Aug. 25 when the U.N. says the Myanmar army began a campaign of “ethnic cleansing” following insurgent... Read more
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NZCity
Sexual predators, human traffickers target Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladeshsaid. Rape as a weapon of war The Myanmar army is notorious for using rape as
NZCity / Posted yesterday
said. Rape as a weapon of war The Myanmar army is notorious for using rape as a weapon of war. "What is happening in Rakhine today is not new…the same thing happened in [the] eastern border, like Shan State," Shan human rights activist Charm... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Sexual predators, human traffickers targeting Rohingya refugeessaid. Rape as a weapon of war The Myanmar army is notorious for using rape as
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
said. Rape as a weapon of war The Myanmar army is notorious for using rape as a weapon of war. "What is happening in Rakhine today is not new…the same thing happened in [the] eastern border, like Shan State," Shan human rights activist Charm... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
UN Ramps Up Aid Delivery to Rohingya Refugees in Bangladeshout that maternal, newborn and child health care are also in desperately short
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
out that maternal, newborn and child health care are also in desperately short supplyKofi Annan, Chair of Commission on Rakhine state, briefs reporters at UNSpeaking to reporters at UN Headquarters in New York after a closed-door meeting with... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Bangladesh lets stranded Rohingya into camps after screeningRohingya refugees had fled Myanmar for Bangladesh since late August, when milit
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
Rohingya refugees had fled Myanmar for Bangladesh since late August, when militant attacks on Myanmar's security forces in Rakhine state sparked a major army crackdown. But Bangladesh, which has been overwhelmed by the influx of people fleeing the... Read more
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The Star
Anifah calls for renewed political commitment among D-8 membershis statement, Anifah also highlighted the dire socio-economic situation faced
The Star / Posted yesterday
his statement, Anifah also highlighted the dire socio-economic situation faced by the Rohingya in Myanmar's Rakhine state. "One of the immediate ways (to address the issue) is for the Myanmar Government to allow unimpeded access for... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singapore to give S$100,000 for humanitarian aid in RakhineSINGAPORE: Singapore will contribute S$100,000 towards humanitarian efforts in
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
SINGAPORE: Singapore will contribute S$100,000 towards humanitarian efforts in Myanmar's Rakhine state through the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance (AHA Centre). Parliamentary Secretary for Home Affairs and Health Amrin Amin... Read more
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Gulf News
Solar panels offer a lifeline in Rohingya refugee campsfood and clean water are hard to come by.But many villages in the isolated and
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
food and clean water are hard to come by.But many villages in the isolated and underdeveloped northern part of Myanmar’s Rakhine state where the refugees have travelled from also lacked access to mains power.The refugees AFP spoke to accused... Read more
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asianage
Solar power offers lifeline to Rohingyas in Bangladesh refugee campsfood and clean water are hard to come by. But many villages in the isolated an
asianage / Posted yesterday
food and clean water are hard to come by. But many villages in the isolated and under-developed northern part of Myanmar’s Rakhine state where the refugees have travelled from also lacked access to mains power. The refugees accused mainly Buddhist... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
For the Rohingyas in Bangladesh refugee camps, solar panels offer a lifelinefood and clean water are hard to come by. But many villages in the isolated an
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
food and clean water are hard to come by. But many villages in the isolated and under-developed northern part of Myanmar’s Rakhine state where the refugees have travelled from also lacked access to mains power. The refugees AFP spoke to accused... Read more
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Herald Sun
Awful story about what happened to woman’s facevisit South Asia next week — is urging the Myanmar government to improve humani
Herald Sun / Posted yesterday
visit South Asia next week — is urging the Myanmar government to improve humanitarian access to the population in western Rakhine state. Currently the section is completely blocked off. Amnesty International has accused Myanmar’s security forces... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Awful story about what happened to woman’s facevisit South Asia next week — is urging the Myanmar government to improve humani
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
visit South Asia next week — is urging the Myanmar government to improve humanitarian access to the population in western Rakhine state. Currently the section is completely blocked off. Amnesty International has accused Myanmar’s security forces... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Awful story behind this imagevisit South Asia next week — is urging the Myanmar government to improve humani
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
visit South Asia next week — is urging the Myanmar government to improve humanitarian access to the population in western Rakhine state. Currently the section is completely blocked off. Amnesty International has accused Myanmar’s security forces... Read more
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News.com.au
Awful story behind this imagevisit South Asia next week — is urging the Myanmar government to improve humani
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
visit South Asia next week — is urging the Myanmar government to improve humanitarian access to the population in western Rakhine state. Currently the section is completely blocked off. Amnesty International has accused Myanmar’s security forces... Read more
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Canberra Times
More champagne: Australia upgrades ties with Cambodia autocracyits refusal to cut support for Myanmar's military which is accused of committin
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
its refusal to cut support for Myanmar's military which is accused of committing atrocities against Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state. The UN has described the Rohingya crisis as ethnic cleansing and human rights groups say it amounts to crimes... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Solar panels offer a lifeline in Rohingya refugee campsfood and clean water are hard to come by. But many villages in the isolated an
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
food and clean water are hard to come by. But many villages in the isolated and under-developed northern part of Myanmar's Rakhine state where the refugees have travelled from also lacked access to mains power. The refugees AFP spoke to accused... Read more
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Manning River Times
Champagne flows between Australia and Cambodian autocracyits refusal to cut support for Myanmar's military which is accused of committin
Manning River Times / Posted yesterday
its refusal to cut support for Myanmar's military which is accused of committing atrocities against Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state. The UN has described the Rohingya crisis as ethnic cleansing and human rights groups say it amounts to crimes... Read more
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The Courier
Champagne flows between Australia and Cambodian autocracyits refusal to cut support for Myanmar's military which is accused of committin
The Courier / Posted yesterday
its refusal to cut support for Myanmar's military which is accused of committing atrocities against Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state. The UN has described the Rohingya crisis as ethnic cleansing and human rights groups say it amounts to crimes... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Champagne flows between Australia and Cambodian autocracyits refusal to cut support for Myanmar's military which is accused of committin
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
its refusal to cut support for Myanmar's military which is accused of committing atrocities against Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state. The UN has described the Rohingya crisis as ethnic cleansing and human rights groups say it amounts to crimes... Read more
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DW
US holds Myanmar military responsible for crackdown on Rohingya Muslims |Myanmar's government had failed to meet its international obligations to protec
DW / Posted 2 days ago
Myanmar's government had failed to meet its international obligations to protect Rohingya Muslims from the atrocities in Rakhine state. The UN special adviser on the prevention of genocide, Adama Dieng, and the special adviser on the... Read more
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asianage
Rohingya man refugee again 40 years after leaving Banglamost, he has been here before. Mr Ahmed’s family fled an earlier wave of viole
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
most, he has been here before. Mr Ahmed’s family fled an earlier wave of violence against the Muslim minority in Myanmar’s Rakhine state in 1978, when he was still a child. “We couldn’t take it any more,” he said, recalling the campaign of... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Champagne flows between Australia and Cambodia despite oppressionits refusal to cut support for Myanmar's military which is accused of committin
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
its refusal to cut support for Myanmar's military which is accused of committing atrocities against Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state. The UN has described the Rohingya crisis as ethnic cleansing and human rights groups say it amounts to crimes... Read more
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WA Today
More champagne: Australia upgrades ties with democracy-crushing Cambodian regimeits refusal to cut support for Myanmar's military which is accused of committin
WA Today / Posted 2 days ago
its refusal to cut support for Myanmar's military which is accused of committing atrocities against Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state. The UN has described the Rohingya crisis as ethnic cleansing and human rights groups say it amounts to crimes... Read more
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