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Rights group accuses Myanmar of crimes against humanity YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar is committing crimes against humanity in its campaign against Muslim insurgents in Rakhine state, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday, and it called for the U.N. Security Council to impose sanctions and an arms embargo.
Reuters | 3 hours, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Reno Nonprofit Provides Medical Relief to Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh Amid civil unrest and violence in Myanmar, hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims have fled to seek refuge at the nearby Bangladesh-Myanmarborder. One Reno-based nonprofit organization called Duwell International is doing its part to help bring m
KTVN.com | 8 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Reno, Nevada
Myanmar says no ethnic cleansing, genocide against Muslims Myanmars U.N. ambassador insists there is no ethnic cleansing or genocide taking place against Muslims and he objects in the strongest terms to countries that have used these words to describe the situation in Rakhine State.
Washington Post | 9 hours, 40 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Myanmar says no 'ethnic cleansing,' genocide against Muslims UNITED NATIONS (AP) Myanmar’s U.N. ambassador insists there is no “ethnic cleansing” or genocide taking place against Muslims and he objects “in the strongest terms” to countries that have used these words to describe the sit
The Seattle Times | 10 hours, 12 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Seattle, Washington
Myanmar says no 'ethnic cleansing,' genocide against Muslims UNITED NATIONS (AP) Myanmar's U.N. ambassador insists there is no "ethnic cleansing" or genocide taking place against Muslims and he objects "in the strongest terms" to countries that have used thes
The Herald-Coaster | 10 hours, 12 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Rosenberg, Texas
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Asia and Australia Edition: North Korea, Japan, Myanmar: Your Tuesday Briefing Here's what you need to know to start your day.
New York Times | 13 hours, 51 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
'The scale is just vast': Authorities, aid workers in Bangladesh overwhelmed by Rohingya refugees The movement of Rohingya from Myanmar to Bangladesh is an exodus of vast proportions that has bewildered even the most seasoned aid workers, writes Nahlah Ayed.
CBC.ca | 17 hours, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
In Bangladesh, UN refugee chief warns influx of Rohingya outpaces capacities to respond The United Nations refugee chief today called for ramped-up support for an estimated 436,000 Rohingya refugees who have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar in the last month, warning that the massive influx of people seeking safety far outpaces capacities to
UN News Centre | 18 hours, 25 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Mass Graves of Slain Hindus Found in Northern Myanmar Mass graves of dozens of slain Hindus have been found in Myanmar's troubled Rakhine state, according to government officials. Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Minister Dr. Win Myat Aye told VOAs Burmese Service he witnessed another 17 bodies recove
Voice of America | 18 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Drone Footage of Rohingya Refugee Camps in Bangladesh Massive, makeshift refugee camps are sprawling over farms and open land in southern Bangladesh as more than 430,000 Rohingya Muslims fled terrible violence in their predominantly Buddhist homeland of Myanmar.
Yahoo! News | 19 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend