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  • Rohingya Genocide: Canada faces pressure to act against Myanmar

    Canada is facing mounting pressure from senators, and members of the civil society and rights groups from across the country to take more international action in holding Myanmar accountable for the Rohingya genocide, reports The Canadian Press.

  • Rohingya crisis issue

    Actions against Rohingya meets genocide standard

    The Chairman of the US House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs Ed Royce yesterday said he believed that a realistic accounting of the deliberate campaign of murder, intimidation and displacement against the Rohingya clearly met the legal standard for genocide.

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    United Nations Under-Secretary General Natalia Kanem has pleaded for increased support for the Rohingyas, who might face a major challenge in the upcoming monsoon season when much of the refugee camps could be flooded and see landslides.

  • 'Hindu Killing in Rakhine': Foreign minister surprised at Amnesty report

    Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali has expressed surprise at the sudden report of the Amnesty International which claimed that a Rohingya armed group was responsible for the massacre of up to 99 Hindu women, men, and children in Myanmar's Rakhine State in August last year.

  • Situation in Rakhine still concerning

    Rohingya refugees cannot be expected to return safely, voluntarily and sustainably from Bangladesh to Myanmar's Rakhine State as the situation remains extremely concerning there, the United Nations says ahead of the Security Council delegation's four-day visit to the two countries.