Suu Kyi skips United Nations meet as Rohingya crisis escalates

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"We call on UNSC to intervene immediately by using all available means. The government should also hold talks with governments of Myanmar and Bangladesh to resolve the problems of Rohingya Muslims, so that exodus from their country is stopped", the former chief minister of UP said.

Mamunur Rashid of the International Organization for Migration said the supplies would be enough to help about 5,000 of the roughly 370,000 Rohingya who have arrived in Bangladesh in recent weeks.

However, rights groups denounced the 15-member council for not holding a public meeting.

The Annan Commission, mostly comprised of Myanmar citizens, recommended providing citizenship to the Rohingyas, allowing them freedom of movement, rights and equality before the law, ensuring communal representation, facilitating United Nations assistance in ensuring safety and security of returning people.

"The fear became reality through the attack on Myanmar security forces by the militants".

Dhaka: As more than 03 lakh Rohingya Muslims struggle for their life at Bangladesh border, volunteers of United Kingdom based worldwide humanitarian relief organisation Khalsa Aid came forward to help them and some of the photos showing their gesture have taken Twitter by storm.

The signatories include 10 winners of the Nobel Peace Price, including the youngest-ever, education activist Malala Yousafzai, and Desmond Tutu. So, how can they not be treated or accepted as that nation's citizens, she added.

Suu Kyi skips United Nations meet as Rohingya crisis escalates
Suu Kyi skips United Nations meet as Rohingya crisis escalates

Others, which were "very decomposed", were thought to be from other boats that had capsized earlier, he said.

The crisis erupted on August 25, when an insurgent Rohingya group attacked police outposts in Myanmar's Rakhine state. "Complete villages have been burned, women raped, many civilians arbitrarily arrested, and children killed", the laureates said.

Despite worries that a humanitarian crisis is unfolding, Burma has rejected a ceasefire declared by the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army insurgents to enable the delivery of aid there, saying it did not negotiate with terrorists.

Her appearance at last year's General Assembly was a landmark: her first since her party won elections in 2015 and replaced a military-dominated government.

However, they regretted, the situation has not improved. We urge you to take decisive actions to stop the violence against innocent civilians and bring permanent peace in Rakhine state.

Global pressure has been growing on Buddhist-majority Burma to end the violence in the western state of Arakan that began on 25 August, when Rohingya militants attacked about 30 police posts and an army camp.

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