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Situation untenable as one million Rohingyas flee Myanmarese genocide

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Shameem Ahsan, Bangladesh’s ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva, told a donors meeting on Monday that his country was pursuing efforts with Myanmar to find a “durable solution” to the crisis. But Myanmar continued to issue “propaganda projecting Rohingyas as illegal immigrants from Bangladesh,” Reuters reported. Keep Reading

Over 300,000 Rohingya children face hell on earth in refugee camps: UNICEF

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Up to 12,000 more children join them every week, fleeing ethnic cleansing or hunger in their native Myanmar, still traumatized by atrocities they witnessed, Unicef said in a report “Outcast and Desperate”. Keep Reading

Iran urges action against Myanmar govt. over Rohingya Muslims

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Speaking on Tuesday, Ayatollah Khamenei urged practical measures by Islamic governments to end the crisis in Myanmar. Keep Reading

Many protesters gather in Italy over Burma’s treatment of Rohingya Muslims

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The head of the protesters, said Monday in a statement that Italians, Arabs and Muslims organized a protest outside the Myanmar embassy against Rohingya’s persecution, genocide and ethnic cleansing. “The protest was licensed and permitted by the Italian authorities,” the statement read. Keep Reading

Iran takes a practical move to help Rohingya Muslims

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“An emergency, food, life support and hygiene package has been prepared by the Red Crescent to be sent to Myanmar,” said the head of the organisation, Morteza Salimi, according to the ISNA news agency. Keep Reading

Over 400K people sign petition to strip Myanmar’s Suu Kyi of her Nobel Prize in support of Rohingya refugees

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“Over the past three years more than 140,000 Rohingya Muslims have been living in grave conditions in refugee camps in Myanmar and in many other countries, including Indonesia,” the Change.org petition explains. Keep Reading

Iranians hold protests condemning genocide of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

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During the rallies, held after the Friday prayers, the protesters chanted slogans such as “Death to Israel” and “Death to the US” and “Death to Zionists” and “Allahu Akbar” – God is the greatest in Arabic. Keep Reading

Police vehicle set ablaze in Kashmir during pro-Rohingya demonstration in Anantnag

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Reports reaching here said that dozens of protesters after congregational prayers took out a protest rally to protest against what they termed the persecution of Muslims in Myanmar.

Eyewitnesses said that police used massive force including teargas shells to disperse the protesters who pelted stones on them. Intense clashes were going in the area when this report was filed.

Kashmiris to hoist black flags and wear black badges to protest brutalities on Rohingya Muslims

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He appealed to the state employees to stand against this “barbarism” and wear black badges on arms and hoist black flags on all the government institutions and offices on September 8, as a mark of protest against this ethnic genocide. Keep Reading

A short timeline of Rohingya crisis

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As the Myanmarese security forces continue their ethnic cleansing attempt, with hundreds of reports of rape, shooting, fatal beating and burning, more than 120,000 Rohingya Muslims are fleeing to Bangladesh. Also over 30,000 are trapped in highlands of the Rakhin province without any food or water. Keep Reading

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