Category: Myanmar

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MSF: Bigger than 6,seven-hundred Rohingya killed in Myanmar

At least 6,700 Rohingya were killed by Myanmar security forces in one month following a government-led crackdown in the country’s Rakhine state in late August, according to Doctors Without Borders (MSF). The figure, published on Thursday in an MSF report, is significantly higher than the numbers reported by Myanmar military officials relating to the same period. Sidney…

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Rohingya anxiousness Pope Francis over silence in Myanmar

As Pope Francis prepares to meet a small group of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, many are left with mixed feelings after he avoided to publicly speak about the months-long persecution against them during his four-day visit to Myanmar. The first by any pope in history, Pope Francis’ journey to Myanmar was seen by many Rohingya…