Rakhine State

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Channel NewsAsia
UN envoy urges Security Council to visit Myanmar, Bangladesh- and Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh, where more than 626,000 refugees have fled to
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 32 minutes ago
- and Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh, where more than 626,000 refugees have fled to since violence erupted in Myanmar's northern Rakhine State on Aug. 25. She said that a Security Council resolution demanding an immediate end to violations against... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Letter from U2 calls for Freedom of City awarded to Aung San Suu Kyi be withdrawnas we have, which indicate that deliberate and brutal violence, rape, and murde
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 hours ago
as we have, which indicate that deliberate and brutal violence, rape, and murder are being used to drive the Rohingya from Rakhine State. This persecution has been authorised and led by Min Aung Hlaing, the Head of Myanmar’s military. While Aung... Read more
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Aliran Online
Sexual harassment, violence against women continues across the globeUnited Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the global media. We have rec
Aliran Online / Posted 19 hours ago
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the global media. We have recently witnessed these acts perpetrated in Rakhine State in Myanmar and in the 1990s, in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Rwanda. Disappointingly, the UN failed to prevent... Read more
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CTV News
Rohingya women methodically raped by Myanmar's armed forcesinterviewed separately and extensively. They ranged in age from 13 to 35, came
CTV News / Posted 23 hours ago
interviewed separately and extensively. They ranged in age from 13 to 35, came from a wide swath of villages in Myanmar's Rakhine state and described assaults between October 2016 and mid-September. Foreign journalists are banned from the... Read more
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asianage
Army’s rape of Rohingya women was ‘sweeping and methodical’army.” The women’s assaults took place between October 2016 and mid-September
asianage / Posted yesterday
army.” The women’s assaults took place between October 2016 and mid-September in “a wide swathe of villages in Myanmar’s Rakhine state,” the news agency says. AP says doctors and aid workers are “stunned” at the volume of rapes, but “suspect... Read more
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Boston Herald
AP: Rohingya methodically raped by Myanmar's armed forcesinterviewed separately and extensively. They ranged in age from 13 to 35, came
Boston Herald / Posted yesterday
interviewed separately and extensively. They ranged in age from 13 to 35, came from a wide swath of villages in Myanmar's Rakhine state and described assaults between October 2016 and mid-September. Foreign journalists are banned from the... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
AP Investigation: Rape of Rohingya sweeping, methodicalwould be killed by Myanmar's military. They ranged in age from 13 to 35, came f
Houston Chronicle / Posted yesterday
would be killed by Myanmar's military. They ranged in age from 13 to 35, came from a wide swath of villages in Myanmar's Rakhine state and described assaults between October 2016 and mid-September. Yet there was a sickening sameness to their... Read more
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Daily Mail
AP Investigation: Rape of Rohingya sweeping, methodicalranging in age from 13 to 35, from several refugee camps in Bangladesh comes fr
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
ranging in age from 13 to 35, from several refugee camps in Bangladesh comes from a wide swath of villages in Myanmar's Rakhine state and described assaults between October 2016 and mid-September. Horrifying: F, 22, who says she was raped by... Read more
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Gulf News
Rape of Rohingya sweeping, methodicalwould be killed by Myanmar’s military. They ranged in age from 13 to 35, came f
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
would be killed by Myanmar’s military. They ranged in age from 13 to 35, came from a wide swath of villages in Myanmar’s Rakhine state and described assaults between October 2016 and mid-September.Yet there was a sickening sameness to their... Read more
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Aljazeera
Army's rape of Rohingya women sweeping, methodical: APkilled by Myanmar'smilitary. They ranged in age from 13 years old to 35, came
Aljazeera / Posted yesterday
killed by Myanmar'smilitary. They ranged in age from 13 years old to 35, came from a wide swath of villages in Myanmar's Rakhine state and described assaults between October 2016 and mid-September. Yet there was a sickening sameness to their... Read more
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The Hindu
Rape of Rohingya women by Myanmar’s armed forces is sweeping and methodicalinterviewed separately and extensively. They ranged in age from 13 to 35, came
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
interviewed separately and extensively. They ranged in age from 13 to 35, came from a wide swath of villages in Myanmar’s Rakhine state and described assaults between October 2016 and mid-September. Foreign journalists are banned from the... Read more
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FOX News
AP Investigation: Rape of Rohingya sweeping, methodicalwould be killed by Myanmar's military. They ranged in age from 13 to 35, came f
FOX News / Posted yesterday
would be killed by Myanmar's military. They ranged in age from 13 to 35, came from a wide swath of villages in Myanmar's Rakhine state and described assaults between October 2016 and mid-September. Yet there was a sickening sameness to their... Read more
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FOX News
AP Investigation: Rape of Rohingya sweeping, methodicalwould be killed by Myanmar's military. They ranged in age from 13 to 35, came f
FOX News / Posted yesterday
would be killed by Myanmar's military. They ranged in age from 13 to 35, came from a wide swath of villages in Myanmar's Rakhine state and described assaults between October 2016 and mid-September. Yet there was a sickening sameness to their... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
AP Investigation: Rape of Rohingya sweeping, methodicalinterviewed separately and extensively. They ranged in age from 13 to 35, came
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted yesterday
interviewed separately and extensively. They ranged in age from 13 to 35, came from a wide swath of villages in Myanmar's Rakhine state and described assaults between October 2016 and mid-September. Foreign journalists are banned from the... Read more
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dna
Lashkar-Taiba’s charity wing distributes millions in cash, blankets to Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine: Media reportto prevent deadly conflict and shape policies for peace, has warned the mass fl
dna / Posted yesterday
to prevent deadly conflict and shape policies for peace, has warned the mass flight of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar’s Rakhine state has created a humanitarian catastrophe and serious security risks, including potential cross-border militant... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Rohingya Activist: 'Rohingya Are Not Safe Anywhere'the Myanmar military may be guilty of genocide against the Muslim minority grou
KERA North Texas / Posted yesterday
the Myanmar military may be guilty of genocide against the Muslim minority group. The military insists its operations in Rakhine State are in response to a serious threat of insurgency. Myanmar's de-facto leader, Nobel Peace Prize Winner Aung San... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Rohingya Activist: 'Rohingya Are Not Safe Anywhere'the Myanmar military may be guilty of genocide against the Muslim minority grou
KPBS San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
the Myanmar military may be guilty of genocide against the Muslim minority group. The military insists its operations in Rakhine State are in response to a serious threat of insurgency. Myanmar's de-facto leader, Nobel Peace Prize Winner Aung San... Read more
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Gulf News
Aid groups vow to boycott new Myanmar camps for Rohingya returneestwo months YANGON: Global aid groups on Saturday warned Myanmar they would boy
Gulf News / Posted 3 days ago
two months YANGON: Global aid groups on Saturday warned Myanmar they would boycott any new camps for Rohingya returnees to Rakhine state, saying refugees must be allowed to settle in their original homes.The joint statement, signed by more than a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Aid groups vow to boycott new Myanmar camps for Rohingya returneesYANGON: Global aid groups on Saturday (Dec 9) warned Myanmar they would boycott
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
YANGON: Global aid groups on Saturday (Dec 9) warned Myanmar they would boycott any new camps for Rohingya returnees to Rakhine state, saying refugees must be allowed to settle in their original homes. The joint statement, signed by more than a... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
'Don't take us back to Burma, they will shoot us': In the fastest growing refugee camp in the world, orphans are lost in the throng as repatriation loomsforced to leave their disabled mother behind when the military attacked their v
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
forced to leave their disabled mother behind when the military attacked their village in Buthidaung, in Burma’s northern Rakhine state, burning down homes and shooting civilians, one early evening in late August. The children hid with neighbours... Read more
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Connecticut Post
The most powerful news images from 2017 from Getty Imagesthe 'clearance operations' by Myanmar's army and Buddhist mobs that were sparke
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 days 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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San Antonio Express-News
Fake news on Facebook fans the flames of hate against the Rohingya in Myanmarare left mostly to their own wits to distinguish fact from fake. Lwin works an
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
are left mostly to their own wits to distinguish fact from fake. Lwin works and lives in Sittwe, the capital of Myanmar's Rakhine state, home to most Rohingya before these months of upheaval. He flicked the screen of his Redmi Note 3, an... Read more
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BBC News
Pope thanks Bangladesh on Myanmar refugeessaid: "Bangladeshi society has been seen most vividly in its humanitarian outre
BBC News / Posted 4 days ago
said: "Bangladeshi society has been seen most vividly in its humanitarian outreach to a massive influx of refugees from Rakhine State, providing them with temporary shelter and the basic necessities of life. This has been done at no little... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
UN warns against any hasty returns of Rohingya to MyanmarThe United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Friday that peace and stabili
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Friday that peace and stability must be restored in Myanmar's northern Rakhine state before any Rohingyas can return from Bangladesh, under international standards on voluntary repatriation. "It... Read more
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dna
Rohingya crisis: Mass exodus a 'humanitarian catastrophe', can raise security risks for the world, says reportborder, a report by the International Crisis Group (ICG) warned the mass flight
dna / Posted 4 days ago
border, a report by the International Crisis Group (ICG) warned the mass flight of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar’s Rakhine state has created a humanitarian catastrophe and in the process raised serious security risks. The report -... Read more
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The Hill
Resettle the Rohingya refugees where they can have a real futurestarted just three short months after Burma’s independence in January 1948, and
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
started just three short months after Burma’s independence in January 1948, and it has churned more or less continuously in Rakhine state for the last 70 years. The latest insurgent attacks precipitated what is now the seventh major flood of... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
UN Human Rights Chief Gives a Sharp Criticism of Trump’s Anti-Muslim TweetsAl Hussein also criticized a host of world leaders for failing to do more to ad
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 5 days ago
Al Hussein also criticized a host of world leaders for failing to do more to address the crisis in Myanmar’s northern Rakhine state, where more than 600,000 Rohingya Muslims have been chased from their homes. In September, Al Hussein said the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
'Never again' is becoming a fantasy. Justice does not have to be.During a recent trip to Bangladesh, I met Israt, whose family comes from Myanma
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
During a recent trip to Bangladesh, I met Israt, whose family comes from Myanmar's Rakhine state. Last month, the tragedy of the conflict in her country literally came home to Israt, when her family arrived in Bangladesh as refugees fleeing... Read more
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Gulf News
Rohingya refugee crisis a ‘grave security risk’ ICG warnsArmy (ARSA) on August 25 sparked the vicious Myanmar army response which has fo
Gulf News / Posted 5 days ago
Army (ARSA) on August 25 sparked the vicious Myanmar army response which has forced more than 620,000 Rohingya to flee Rakhine state for Bangladesh.ARSA “appears determined to regroup and remain relevant” and may draw on desperate Rohingya... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
The most powerful news images from 2017 from Getty Imagesthe 'clearance operations' by Myanmar's army and Buddhist mobs that were sparke
Stamford Advocate / Posted 5 days 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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asianage
Rohingya row: US passes resolution on ethnic cleaningcondemned the “ethnic cleansing” of Rohingya Muslims and called on Myanmars lea
asianage / Posted 6 days ago
condemned the “ethnic cleansing” of Rohingya Muslims and called on Myanmars leadership to end attacks on minorities in the Rakhine state, in the stiffest congressional criticism of the government in the Buddhist-majority country. The House passed... Read more
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Daily Mail
Survivors reveal the hell of Myanmar's Rohingya purgeand sexual assault on Rohingya women and girls by Burmese security forces durin
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
and sexual assault on Rohingya women and girls by Burmese security forces during violence against the ethnic minority in Rakhine State. More than half of the survivors of sexual assault receiving treatment by humanitarian organizations in... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
The most powerful news images from 2017 from Getty Imagesthe 'clearance operations' by Myanmar's army and Buddhist mobs that were sparke
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days 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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Channel NewsAsia
China says UN resolutions 'cannot solve' Rohingya crisiscouncil's 47 member states voting in its favour. A army-led crackdown has forc
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
council's 47 member states voting in its favour. A army-led crackdown has forced some 626,000 people to flee the northern Rakhine state and cross the border into squalid camps in Bangladesh in recent months, and left hundreds of villages burned to... Read more
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International Business Times
Rohingya crisis: UN human rights chief 'cannot rule out genocide' in Rakhine state in Geneva, the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, detai
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
in Geneva, the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, detailed the events in Myanmar's northwestern Rakhine state over the last few months. It is estimated that more than 600,000 Rohingya have fled to neighbouring Bangladesh... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Bangladesh moves ahead with plan to relocate 100,000 Rohingyaof up to 300,000. They say they've fled widespread violence perpetrated by the
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 6 days ago
of up to 300,000. They say they've fled widespread violence perpetrated by the military in the north of Myanmar's Rakhine State. The Myanmar military denies wrongdoing and says it's targeting terrorists responsible for killing security... Read more
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The Manila Times
Possible ‘elements of genocide’ in Myanmar – UNlikely commission of crimes against humanity.” An army-led crackdown has force
The Manila Times / Posted 6 days ago
likely commission of crimes against humanity.” An army-led crackdown has forced some 626,000 people to flee from northern Rakhine state and across the border into squalid camps in Bangladesh in recent months, leaving hundreds of villages burned to... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Bangladesh moves ahead with plan to relocate 100,000 Rohingyaof up to 300,000. They say they've fled widespread violence perpetrated by the
KECI Missoula / Posted 6 days ago
of up to 300,000. They say they've fled widespread violence perpetrated by the military in the north of Myanmar's Rakhine State. The Myanmar military denies wrongdoing and says it's targeting terrorists responsible for killing security... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Bangladesh moves ahead with plan to relocate 100,000 Rohingyaof up to 300,000. They say they've fled widespread violence perpetrated by the
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 6 days ago
of up to 300,000. They say they've fled widespread violence perpetrated by the military in the north of Myanmar's Rakhine State. The Myanmar military denies wrongdoing and says it's targeting terrorists responsible for killing security... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Bangladesh moves ahead with plan to relocate 100,000 Rohingyaof up to 300,000. They say they've fled widespread violence perpetrated by the
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 6 days ago
of up to 300,000. They say they've fled widespread violence perpetrated by the military in the north of Myanmar's Rakhine State. The Myanmar military denies wrongdoing and says it's targeting terrorists responsible for killing security... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Bangladesh moves ahead with plan to relocate 100,000 Rohingyaof up to 300,000. They say they've fled widespread violence perpetrated by the
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 6 days ago
of up to 300,000. They say they've fled widespread violence perpetrated by the military in the north of Myanmar's Rakhine State. The Myanmar military denies wrongdoing and says it's targeting terrorists responsible for killing security... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Genocide against Rohingya ‘may be present’ in Rakhine says UN rights chiefcalled for an international criminal investigation into perpetrators of alleged
Asian Correspondent / Posted 6 days ago
called for an international criminal investigation into perpetrators of alleged gross human rights abuses in Burma’s Rakhine State since Aug 25. Having previously stated that the situation appeared to be ethnic cleansing, Zeid said on... Read more
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New York Daily News
UN: Myanmar's Rohingya likely faced crimes against humanityHuman Rights Council on "the human rights situation of the minority Rohingya Mu
New York Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
Human Rights Council on "the human rights situation of the minority Rohingya Muslim population and other minorities in the Rakhine State of Myanmar", at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017.... Read more
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Missoulian
UN: Myanmar's Rohingya likely faced crimes against humanityHuman Rights Council on "the human rights situation of the minority Rohingya Mu
Missoulian / Posted 7 days ago
Human Rights Council on "the human rights situation of the minority Rohingya Muslim population and other minorities in the Rakhine State of Myanmar", at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017.... Read more
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The Middletown Press
UN: Myanmar's Rohingya likely faced crimes against humanityHuman Rights Council on "the human rights situation of the minority Rohingya Mu
The Middletown Press / Posted 7 days ago
Human Rights Council on "the human rights situation of the minority Rohingya Muslim population and other minorities in the Rakhine State of Myanmar", at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017.... Read more
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Aljazeera
UN: Myanmar may be guilty of genocide against Rohingyareceived "concordant reports of acts of appalling barbarity committed against t
Aljazeera / Posted 7 days ago
received "concordant reports of acts of appalling barbarity committed against the Rohingyas" during a military crackdown in Rakhine state in August. These included allegations of security forces "deliberately burning people to death inside their... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
UN Calls for Probe into Attacks Against Rohingyaresponsible. By 2 December, an estimated 626,000 refugees – or more than half t
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
responsible. By 2 December, an estimated 626,000 refugees – or more than half the estimated number of Rohingya living in Rakhine state – had fled to Bangladesh since October 2016, and particularly since August 2017. The Myanmar Government has... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Agreement to Stifle Witnesses Will Not End Myanmar Crisisand Myanmar have signed a bilateral arrangement concerning the repatriation of
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
and Myanmar have signed a bilateral arrangement concerning the repatriation of the Rohingya from camps in Bangladesh to Rakhine state in Myanmar. The agreement was signed by both governments on 23 November 2017 at Nay Pyi Taw.The bilateral... Read more
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New York Daily News
UN rights body passes Rohingya crimes measureHuman Rights Council on "the human rights situation of the minority Rohingya Mu
New York Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
Human Rights Council on "the human rights situation of the minority Rohingya Muslim population and other minorities in the Rakhine State of Myanmar", at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017.... Read more
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Sky News Australia
UN condemns Rohingya crimesa resolution brought by Bangladesh, which is sheltering 626,000 Muslim Rohingya
Sky News Australia / Posted 7 days ago
a resolution brought by Bangladesh, which is sheltering 626,000 Muslim Rohingyas who fled violence that erupted in northern Rakhine state in August. The vote was 33 in favour, three against including China, with nine abstentions, and two delegations... Read more
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