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Facebook accused of ‘censoring’ reports of ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

Facebook accused of ‘censoring’ reports of ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

Activists in Myanmar have accused Facebook of removing their posts documenting the ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar and suspending their accounts. Rohingya activists told The Daily Beast that their Facebook accounts were often taken down or suspended after

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Myanmar does not fear international scrutiny on Rohingya crisis, says Aung San Suu Kyi

Myanmar does not fear international scrutiny on Rohingya crisis, says Aung San Suu Kyi

YANGON – Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday (Sept 19) said her country does not fear international scrutiny on the conflict-stricken Rakhine state and wants to determine the cause of exodus of people from the state. In her

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Rohingya refugees: ‘No words’ to describe Bangladesh camps, Red Cross says

Rohingya refugees: ‘No words’ to describe Bangladesh camps, Red Cross says

In southern Bangladesh’s muddy refugee camps, Rohingya Muslims who have fled what the UN terms “textbook” ethnic cleansing are fighting each other for scarce space and basic necessities, an aid worker has told the ABC. Red Cross spokeswoman says conditions

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Rohingya crisis: Satellite images of Myanmar village burning

Rohingya crisis: Satellite images of Myanmar village burning

Rights group Amnesty International has released satellite images which it says show an “orchestrated campaign” to burn Rohingya villages in western Myanmar. Amnesty said this was evidence security forces were trying to push the minority Muslim group out of the

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UN confirms nearly 125,000 people fleeing Myanmar’s Rakhine for Bangladesh

UN confirms nearly 125,000 people fleeing Myanmar’s Rakhine for Bangladesh

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres yesterday called for the Muslims of Rakhine state to be given either nationality or legal status, and voiced concern about violence that has since late August forced nearly 125,000 people to flee and risk destabilizing

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The Rohingya: Silent Abuse

The Rohingya: Silent Abuse

Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, has a population of around 51 million people. The Burman ethnic group constitutes around two-thirds of this figure and controls the military and the government. But there are also more than 135 ethnic groups in

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Government dismisses claims of abuse against Rohingya

Government dismisses claims of abuse against Rohingya

A government-appointed commission has cleared Myanmar security forces of systematic rape, murder and arson against Rohingya Muslims, dismissing UN allegations of widespread abuses during a recent crackdown. The commission examined the deadly violence which began in northwestern Rakhine state in

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Myanmar refuses visas to UN team investigating abuse of Rohingya Muslims

Myanmar refuses visas to UN team investigating abuse of Rohingya Muslims

Myanmar will refuse entry to members of a United Nations investigation focusing on allegations of killings, rape and torture by security forces against Rohingya Muslims, an official has said. The government, led by Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, had

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Myanmar: UN expert urges Government to do more to protect rights of all children

Myanmar: UN expert urges Government to do more to protect rights of all children

A United Nations human rights expert today urged the Government of Myanmar to do more to protect children in the country, citing cases of detention and alleged incidents of child labour and marriage. “I stand ready to assist in any

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UNFPA donates ambulance for Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar

UNFPA donates ambulance for Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on Sunday provided an ambulance for Rohingya refugees living in Kutupalong refugee camp of Cox’s Bazar, said a press release. The ambulance was handed over to Research, Training and Management (RTM) International — a

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WATCH: #Rohingya Daily News 19 September 2017

WATCH: #Rohingya Daily News 19 September 2017
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