India to Send Relief Assistance for Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh
Sep 15, 2017, 00:30
There have been growing appeals for Myanmar's de facto ruler Aung San Suu Kyi to speak out in their defense.
Almost 400,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to neighboring Bangladesh since a surge in violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state began on Aug 25.
Suu Kyi, whose reputation as a human rights champion has been left battered by her response to the crisis, is to make a speech on the issue next week.
Zaw Htay, a spokesman for Myanmar's Presidential Office, said the reason people abandoned their homes was because many were told to leave by family members who were involved in terrorist activities.
"This is the first time in nine years that the Security Council has agreed on this particular issue, on Myanmar", British Ambassador to the UN Matthew Rycroft told reporters at the UN headquarters in NY.
"Europe is in the process of seeing with the Myanmar government and neighbouring countries in what way we can be useful". McConnell said he spoke with Suu Kyi by phone on Wednesday and she repeated her call for "peace and reconciliation" in strife-torn Rakhine state.
Malaysia has now said that the country's coast guards will not turn away the Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar and noted that it would provide a temporary shelter to them. They blame the insurgents, and say 30,000 non-Muslim villagers were also displaced.
The latest eruption of violence in Rakhine has killed more than 1,000 people, according to the UN.
Over 300,000 Rohingyas have fled since a militant group associated with the Rohingya attacked a series of military outposts on Auguest 25.
The Rohingya, a majority of whom are Muslim, are an ethnic group in Myanmar where most people are Buddhist. The world has turned a blind eye, but Sikh volunteers from the UK-based worldwide NGO Khalsa Aid have come to their aid, providing the refugees with much-needed relief.
"We have to estimate the worst case scenario where everybody moves out", he said.
Even though India backed the internationally-isolated Myanmar government on the Rohingya crisis, facing the ire of several nations including Bangladesh, New Delhi has now made a decision to send relief materials to the refugees. The report also stated that the government claimed that the policy decision to expel Rohingya refugees from India is based upon objective factors and should not be tinkered with.
"One is the current situation in Rakhine state". She instead blamed terrorists for the attacks on Rohingya communitites.
In an email interview with TIME magazine, he said: "The people in Rakhine state (from where the Rohingya are fleeing to Bangladesh) face "immense" suffering".
Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International had accused the Security Council on Tuesday of ignoring large-scale "ethnic cleansing" of the Rohingyas and demanded that it hold an open meeting and urge an end to the violence.
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