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Antonio Guterres writes ‘nothing could have prepared’ him for the ‘bone-chilling’ accounts he heard from Rohingyarefugees WASHINGTON  – UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres lashed out at the international community over the ongoing tragedies befalling Myanmar’s minority Muslim Rohingyapeople. In a scathing op-ed published in the Washington Post, Guterres recounted the horrors the Rohingya are being subjected to, saying nothing could […]

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UN rights head slams US splitting children from parents GENEVA  – The UN human rights chief on Monday urged the U.S. administration to end its policy of forcibly separating the children of undocumented immigrants from their parents. “In the United States, I am deeply concerned by recently adopted policies which punish children for their parents’ actions. […]

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European Rohingya Council calls on international community to protect Rohingya Muslims fleeing state persecution in Myanmar By Faruk Zorlu ANKARA (Burma Times) – The European Rohingya Council (ERC) called on the international community to help protect Rohingya Muslims, who are fleeing state persecution in Myanmar. “We are calling international community to bring the perpetrators of genocide into international justice. We also call international community […]

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The Burma Times A Rohingya child has died tragically in a road accident today (Wednesday) in Cox’s Bazar-Teknaf high way, a refugee said. The incident occurred at noon near the Mouchani Primary School in Cox’s Bazar-Teknaf main road of Mouchani village under the Teknaf Police Station. It is known that Usmat Ara was hit and killed by […]

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By Burma Times Human trafficking has started again for Malaysia by sea route that a boat with Rohingya refugees was trying to go to Malaysia on April 1, 2018, according to sources. The boat, carrying 56 refugees, stopped on Lanta Island in Southern Krabi province after a heavy storm on Saturday evening. It was the first Rohingya […]

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Nearly 350 families to benefit from water well in Kutupalong refugee camp, says Turkiye Diyanet Foundation’s official The Burma Times –  Turkiye Diyanet Foundation (TDV) has opened a water well at the Kutupalong refugee camp for Rohingya in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar district on Monday. In a statement, the foundation said the water well, which functions with solar panels, […]

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UNICEF says 50,000 toilets are needed by refugees in Bangladesh The Burma Times – Save the Children on Friday warned of an outbreak of diseases in Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh as the monsoon season looms ahead.In a statement the international child rights groups said the health risk originates from the lack of proper lavatory arrangements. “The […]

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By The Burma Times, [16 March 2018, Sydney] Australia will host a summit for leaders from the 10-country Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) this weekend. Among the attendees will be Burma’s de-facto civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi. Nearly 700,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh in the face of mass atrocities by the […]

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March 15, 2018 By Burma Times A man named Paiyou Mro (45) was killed in the landmine blast near Myanmar border in Alikadam of Bandarban and wounded his wife including his four children that time, a source from border said. The incident occured on Wednesday while they were trying to enter the Myanmar from Bangladesh. […]

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