Martes, 26 Setiembre 2017
Ultimas noticias
Casa » Burma Rohingyas are victims of ethnic cleansing — UN Chief

Burma Rohingyas are victims of ethnic cleansing — UN Chief

16 Setiembre 2017

But international pressure is growing on Myanmar. And in 1975, after the fall of Saigon during the Vietnam War, thousands of Vietnamese boat people were allowed to live in Palawan and Bataan.

Turkey expects the international community to find comprehensive solutions to the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar, its deputy prime minister said Friday, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency.

In Yangon, presidential spokesman Zaw Htay said while Myanmar's military denied crossing into Bangladesh's airspace, the matter is being investigated. The criticism has even come from other Nobel Peace Prize winners.

Aung San Suu Kyi's attends a Myanmar parliament meeting on April 8, 2015.

In Cox's Bazar, in the south-east of Bangladesh, ITV News found Rohinya families who were physically and mentally scarred by the violence they had encountered.

Prominent speakers present at the event spoke in favour of the Rohingya Muslims and against the Myanmar government for the latter's involvement in the massacre.

On Wednesday, the plight of the Rohingya prompted a rare rebuke from the UN Security Council.

Sectarian violence between the Rohingya and Myanmar's Buddhist majority has flared repeatedly over the past two decades, but the latest round is among the worst so far.

The UN has described the violence against the Rohingya in Myanmar as ethnic cleansing - a term that describes an organised effort to rid an area of an ethnic group by displacement, deportation or killing.

Tiny bodies of slain Rohingya children wash up on Bangladesh shores
Aung San Suu Kyi falls into the moral abyss on the Rohingya. Will India step up?

Bangladesh's foreign ministry in the capital summoned the charge d'affaires of Myanmar's embassy and warned that the encroachments could lead to "unwarranted consequences".

The Trump administration has called for protection of civilians.

"Security forces surround a village, shoot people fleeing in panic and then torch houses to the ground". "Violence in Myanmar has created a humanitarian catastrophe". The Myanmar government now sees the movement that.

The latest round of fighting broke out in late August when extremists reportedly attacked Myanmar's security forces.

Guterres was more emphatic - he didn't say the attacks merely looked like ethnic cleansing.

Preliminary estimates indicate that 60 percent of those refugees are children.

Hasina has ordered the shelters to be erected within 10 days, said Bangladesh's disaster management secretary.

A second flight, donated by the United Arab Emirates, has also landed in Bangladesh, carrying about 2,000 family tents.

"The Rohingya problem is not an issue for Bangladesh alone; rather, it has turned into a global matter from a regional one", Sushma told Hasina. Caty Weaver was the editor. "We have a humanitarian commitment", he said.

Burma Rohingyas are victims of ethnic cleansing — UN Chief