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Top-level UNSC team meets Myanmar leader in Rohingya probe

/ May 1, 2018

Top-level UNSC team meets Myanmar leader in Rohingya probe

Ambassadors from the U.N. Security Council probing Myanmar's crisis over its ethnic Rohingya Muslim minority met Monday with the country's leader and military chief after visiting Bangladesh, where about 700,000 Rohingya who fled military-led violence live in refugee camps. The 15-member delegation co-led by Security ...

First Rohingya family repatriated to Myanmar, government says

Apr 15, 2018

First Rohingya family repatriated to Myanmar, government says

Myanmar's government said it repatriated on Saturday the first family of Rohingya out of some 700,000 refugees who fled to Bangladesh to escape a brutal military campaign, despite U.N. warnings that a safe return is not yet possible. The stateless Muslim minority has been massing ...

'Ethnic cleansing' of Myanmar's Rohingya continues: UN

Mar 6, 2018

'Ethnic cleansing' of Myanmar's Rohingya continues: UN

Myanmar is continuing its "ethnic cleansing" of the Rohingya with a "campaign of terror and forced starvation" in Rakhine state, a U.N. human rights envoy said Tuesday, six months after a military crackdown sparked a mass exodus of the Muslim minority. Some 700,000 Rohingya have ...