US To Give $32 Million To Aid the Rohingya

Rohingya Muslim refugees wait in line for relief supplies in the refugee camp of Leda near Teknaf in Bangladesh

Rohingya Muslim refugees wait in line for relief supplies in the refugee camp of Leda near Teknaf in Bangladesh

Bangladesh said earlier Thursday that it had treated more than 2,350 Rohingya refugees injured as they fled Myanmar, including bullet and machete wounds and trauma from landmines.

Van Thio said the government was concerned by reports that Muslims were continuing to cross into Bangladesh even though there had been no armed clashes since September 5th and added: "We would need to find out the reason for this exodus".

More than 400,000 Rohingya have fled from Myanmar (also known as Burma) to Bangladesh since August 25. However, she did not address United Nations accusations of ethnic cleansing by the security forces, drawing a cool global response.

Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi and the country's military deserve prosecution at the International Criminal Court for the ongoing persecution of Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine.

He said a committee had been established under the social welfare minister to implement recommendations of an advisory commission chaired by former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan and the government would establish an advisory board comprised of "eminent persons" from Myanmar and overseas.

"Why some people are are objecting to the deportation of Rohingyas when Myanmar is ready to accept them?", he asked.

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Turkey has been at the forefront of providing aid to Rohingya refugees.

The Rohingya exodus began August 25, after Rohingya insurgent attacks on police set off a military crackdown.

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The incident late on Wednesday reflected rising communal animosity and came as US President Donald Trump called for a quick end to the violence that has raised concern about Myanmar's transition from military rule.

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday condemned rights abuses in Rakhine state and said violators would be punished, but she did not address United Nations accusations of ethnic cleansing, drawing cool worldwide responses and calls for action to help minority Muslim Rohingya. Under sustained campaign by the BJP, the West Bengal government was forced to extend deadline for Durga idol immersion to 10 pm on October 1, he pointed out The BJP is not pleased that those fighting battle on behalf of Rohingyas have tried to link the issue to the refugee status of Chakmas, who are Buddhists.

The attack occurred in Sittwe, the capital of Rakhine state.

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