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The United States says attacks on Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar is ‘ethnic cleansing’

November 22, 2017 11:02 am
The United States says attacks on Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar is ‘ethnic cleansing’

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington. (Photo by AFP) The United States has described the ongoing violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar as “ethnic cleansing”, accusing the country’s forces of perpetrating “horrendous atrocities” against Rohingyas. The statement on Wednesday […]

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United Nations tells Myanmar’s Suu Kyi to halt violence against violence

October 11, 2017 8:30 pm
United Nations tells Myanmar’s Suu Kyi to halt violence against violence

This photo, taken on October 10, 2017, shows people gathering as they wait to cross the border to Bangladesh at the bank of Ah Lae Than Kyaw Cillage in Maungdaw, Northern Rakhine State, Myanmar. (By AFP) The United Nations human rights office has urged Myanmar’s de facto leader, Aung San […]

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Petition urges stripping Aung Suu Kyi’s of Nobel Peace Prize over crimes against Rohingyas

September 7, 2017 4:00 pm
Petition urges stripping Aung Suu Kyi’s of Nobel Peace Prize over crimes against Rohingyas

This photo shows to Myanmar’s de facto ruler Aung San Suu Kyi at a press conference in Naypyidaw on August 30, 2016. (By AFP) Peace activists have launched an international campaign calling on Nobel Peace Prize Committee to take back its 1991 prize to Myanmar’s de facto ruler Aung San […]

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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson urges Suu Kyi to end violence against Rohingya Muslims

September 4, 2017 10:30 pm
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson urges Suu Kyi to end violence against Rohingya Muslims

Britain’s Foreign Minister Boris Johnson (Photo by AFP) British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has condemned ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims in the Muslim-majority Rakhine region in Myanmar. Johnson on Sunday warned Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s de facto leader, that the atrocities against Rohingya Muslims are “besmirching” her country’s reputation. […]

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Suu Kyi aide dismisses UN pressure over abuse of Rohingya

March 1, 2017 10:30 pm
Suu Kyi aide dismisses UN pressure over abuse of Rohingya

This screen grab taken on January 4, 2017 from a YouTube video originally taken by Myanmar Constable Zaw Myo Htike (not pictured) shows policemen standing guard around Rohingya villagers seated on the ground in Kotankauk during a police area clearance operation on November 5, 2016. (Via AFP) A close aide […]

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UN calls on Myanmar’s Suu Kyi to take action to end Rohingya crackdown

December 9, 2016 10:30 pm
UN calls on Myanmar’s Suu Kyi to take action to end Rohingya crackdown

Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi (photo by AFP) The United Nations has called on Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi to take action to end a brutal military crackdown on the Muslim Rohingya minority in the country’s northern Rakhine state. In a statement, the UN’s […]

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