The toll from China's viral epidemic spikes to 80 dead with hundreds of new infections despite unprecedented quarantines and travel lockdowns, as foreign governments scrambled to help their trapped citizens.
“We hope people will learn about equal rights and about treating different people in a humane way.”
Rohingya writer Maung Saungkha
“If this deadly virus enters the country somehow then it may cause severe damage.”
Health Minister Zahid Maleque on Coronavirus outbreak
“It is important to not forget the plight of the Rohingyas.”
Benoit Préfontaine, high commissioner of Canada in Bangladesh
“… As more women are appointed as professional drivers, the lesser the risks of road accidents.”
AL General Secretary Obaidul Quader
“The stage for pampering is over, I feel. If I were in the government now, I would have put a stop to it...”
Former Finance Minister AMA Muhith
“The International Court of Justice was clear that Myanmar must do more to protect the Rohingya.”
Heather Wheeler, UK Minister for Asia and the Pacific
"This is an emergency in China, but it has not yet become a global health emergency."
WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
“The governments, UN bodies concerned should weigh in to ensure that the ICJ order is enforced as the genocide case moves...
Param-Preet Singh, associate international justice director at HRW
“A victory for humanity, a milestone for human rights activists across all nations.”
Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on the ICJ's verdict holding Myanmar accountable for Rohingya crisis
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