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HRW: Rohingya must be moved to safer areas in Cox’s Bazar

HRW: Rohingya must be moved to safer areas in Cox’s Bazar Rights group calls on Bangladesh to relocate Rohingya refugees at risk from landslides and floods during monsoon rains.Source: HRW: Rohingya must be moved to safer areas in Cox’s Bazar From News Feed

EU, Canada sanction Myanmar generals over Rohingya; Myanmar says two are fired

EU, Canada sanction Myanmar generals over Rohingya; Myanmar says two are fired LUXEMBOURG/YANGON (Reuters) – The European Union and Canada imposed sanctions on seven senior military officials from Myanmar on Monday, including the general in charge of an operation accused of driving more than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to Bangladesh. Source:

Nearly 2,000 Dead In Myanmar Amid Military-Led Ethnic Cleansing Of Rohingya

Nearly 2,000 Dead In Myanmar Amid Military-Led Ethnic Cleansing Of Rohingya The horrific ethnic cleansing and genocide being perpetrated against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar by military and paramilitary forces left at least 400 dead following the most recent attacks. The total number killed has been estimated to be nearly 2,000, with some Rohingya activists claiming…

Rohingya refugees welcome UN team in Bangladesh

Rohingya refugees welcome UN team in Bangladesh Thousands of Rohingya Muslims have gathered at a camp in Bangladesh to welcome a UNteam that is getting a first-hand look at the plight of refugees who have fled military-led violence in Burma.Source: Rohingya refugees welcome UN team in Bangladesh From News Feed

Reuters wins Pulitzers for Philippines reporting, Rohingya photography

Reuters wins Pulitzers for Philippines reporting, Rohingya photography NEW YORK (Reuters) – Reuters won two Pulitzer Prizes on Monday, one for exposing the methods of police killing squads in Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs, and one for feature photography documenting the Rohingya migrant crisis between Myanmar and Bangladesh. Source:

Malaysia intercepts boat carrying Rohingya refugees

Malaysia intercepts boat carrying Rohingya refugees Malaysian authorities have intercepted a boat carrying 56 people believed to be Muslim Rohingya refugees who fled from Burma, and brought the vessel and its passengers to shore.Source: Malaysia intercepts boat carrying Rohingya refugees From News Feed

Not safe yet for Rohingya to return to Myanmar, UN official says

Not safe yet for Rohingya to return to Myanmar, UN official says Attacks on Rohingya Muslims appear to be continuing in Myanmar and it is not yet safe for the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees living in Bangladesh to begin returning to their homes, a high-ranking United Nations official said.Source: Not safe yet for…

A visual that shows just how many Rohingya villages have been burned

A visual that shows just how many Rohingya villages have been burned (Reuters) – In the four months since the Myanmar military began a crackdown after Rohingya militants attacked an army base and police posts on Aug. 25, around 655,000 members of the stateless Muslim minority have fled the western state of Rakhine and crossed…