Oct 19 2017
The NGO said it had carried out interviews with more than 100 refugees who have fled the townships alleged to have been badly burned, none of which suggested Rohingya were responsible.
These refugees were waiting to be registered by the Bangladeshi authorities before being transferred to camps, Efe news reported. "We would like to talk to those who have fled, and those who have stayed - more than 50% of villages of Muslims are intact and are as they were before the attacks took place". "It is vital that Members of this Parliament, which is seen as a beacon of democracy in the world, send a powerful message today that we will stand with the people being persecuted, the Rohingya population and other minorities in Myanmar", Rushanara added.
"We had been nearly starving, along with our kids, for a long time", refugee Md Islam, 45, a resident of a village in Buthidaung township told BenarNews, an RFA-affiliated online news service.
Many of the Rohingyas who arrived since Sunday told the UNHCR they were forced to leave when their villages were set on fire.
Feltman visited several communities affected by the recent violence in northern Rakhine state by air.
Designating the Rohingya as victims of genocide under a 1948 United Nations convention would increase pressure on the global community to take action to protect them, and could expose Myanmar officials to a greater threat of worldwide justice.
Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya have fled Myanmar since August 25, when the military launched a crackdown decried by the United Nations as "ethnic cleansing".
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Refugees International described the actions of the military in Myanmar as "crimes against humanity" in a report released earlier this month.
U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein has called the situation "a textbook example of ethnic cleansing", but he has not used the word genocide.
The Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA), a militant group, claimed responsibility for the attacks as well as for deadly smaller-scale raids on three border guard stations in October 2016.
Amnesty International has accused Myanmar's security forces of killing hundreds of men, women and children during a systematic campaign to expel the Rohingya.
It said the council should explore options for bringing the perpetrators to justice under worldwide law if Myanmar authorities do not act swiftly.
"The efforts must be scaled up and expanded to receive and protect refugees and ensure they are provided with basic shelter and acceptable living conditions", the officials said Monday.
Oct 18 2017
Malaysian terrorist could be new IS leader in Marawi
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Oct 16 2017
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Officers Down, Schools on Lockdown After North Carolina Prison Break
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Oct 14 2017
Arsene Wenger delivers injury update on Shkodran Mustafi and Laurent Koscielny
Arsenal have been playing well recently and with the inclusion of Jack Wilshere , they are looking good. At the moment, he's not available", Wenger said.
Oct 13 2017
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Oct 12 2017
Game Boy Classic probably isn't Nintendo's next miniature system
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Oct 12 2017
UEFA Nations League is announced
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Oct 10 2017
Huge fires sweep through Northern California as wind keeps churning
If O'Gorman hadn't been coming home from work to wake her family, "we would have been in the house trapped", she said. Mandatory evacuations are in place for several areas, including Porter Creek and the Petrified Forest.
Oct 10 2017
Offense lets Pittsburgh Steelers down, again
He provided an exclamation point on his team's most impressive road victory in ages with a 90-yard sprint in the final minutes. However, the defense is playing above expectations when the Steelers face the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday (10 a.m.
Oct 09 2017
Kaepernick Says He'll Stand For The Anthem If A Team Signs Him
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