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Rohingya crisis a year later: "In this country no genocide has happened"

The rainy season has helped replace much of the scorched earth with lush green fields, and rampant bulldozer and construction work throughout the state has largely wiped out all the memories of the Rohingya Muslims who lived there until they had to flee a year. CNN joined a government-led tour of the severely restricted area in late September, part of …

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Rohingya crisis: Myanmar leader Suu Kyi "should have resigned"

image copyright Getty Images Caption The Rohingya are one of many ethnic minorities in Myanmar The outgoing UN Human Rights Commissioner says Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi should have given up his violent campaign against the minority of Rohingya Muslims last year. Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein told the BBC Nobel Peace Prize attempts by the laureate to …

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Myanmar rejects U.N. report on genocide against the Rohingya

A spokesman for the Myanmar government dismissed a devastating UN report this week, accusing the country's military of "genocidal intentions" against the Rohingya minority, claiming Wednesday that the UN has "false accusations" made. Myanmar's brutal campaign against Rohingya, which displaced more than 700,000 refugees to neighboring Bangladesh last year, was released Monday by a UN fact-finding mission on Monday. The …

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U.N. Chief urges for persecuted Rohingya

(UNITED NATIONS) – Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday demanded responsibility for the "terrible persecution" of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, and Sweden and the Netherlands urged the Security Council to refer the crimes to the International Criminal Court. China, which is closely linked to the government of Myanmar, said the international community should cease putting pressure on Myanmar and have …

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Haley says the U.S. Rohingya report with U.N. results is "consistent"

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The results of a US State Department inquiry into the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar are in line with those of a UN investigator report calling for Myanmar's commander-in-chief and other generals to investigate genocide US Ambassador to the United Nations on Tuesday. US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley listens to actor Cate Blanchett speaking …

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The report by U. Rohingya deserves "serious consideration" – Guterres

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – A report by UN investigators that Myanmar's mass murder and mass rape of Muslim Rohingya was committed with "genocidal intent" and that the country's top commander and five generals should be prosecuted deserves serious attention the UN Secretary-General on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres makes a statement after giving a speech on disarmament …

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Facebook banishes Myanmar's military chief, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, from distributing hate speech against Rohingya Muslims

YANGON, Myanmar – Facebook said Monday that it forbids Myanmar's powerful military chief, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, and 19 other individuals and organizations from his location to prevent the spread of hate and misinformation. The social media giant has been heavily criticized for allowing ethnic and religious conflicts in the country, especially against minority Rohingya Muslims. It has been …

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One year after fleeing Myanmar, Rohingya demands justice

Posted: Aug 25, 2018 7:00 pm Updated: Aug 25, 2018 8:55 am KUTUPALONG, Bangladesh (AP) – Thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees on Saturday celebrate the one-year anniversary of the attacks, They took them to safety in Bangladesh and prayed that they could return to their homes in Myanmar and demand justice for their dead relatives and neighbors. More than 15,000 …

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