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UN food agency withdraws Rohingya hunger report 'at request of Burma'

17 October 2017•1:44pm                                                                                                    

UN food agency withdraws Rohingya hunger report ‘at request of Burma’

By Nicola Smith, in Taipei   17 OCTOBER 2017 • 1:44PM

The United Nations food agency is pressing for immediate access to Burma’s troubled northern Rakhine state amid accusations that it shelved a critical report revealing  573 more words


Striking drone footage shows thousands of Rohingya refugees entering Bangladesh

New drone footage captures the immensity of the current Rohingya refugee crisis. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) released video, showing thousands of Rohingya Muslims crossing the Naf River into Bangladesh, from above. 516 more words


Myanmar river cruise: A journey through the Burmese tropics discovering the mysterious lands of the Naga head-hunting warriors

‘Phew!’ I thought, as our humorous Burmese guide Ronald informed us that the last human beheading in an area we were about to dock up at was in 1983. 1,445 more words


Jam-Packed Quiz In Aid of Emergency Rohingya Appeal

There was an evening of fun entertainment in West Bridgford for a jam-packed quiz night in aid of suffering communities from across the world.

Teams of six people had to solve maths conundrums, pictogram questions and more. 314 more words


Mud and Hunger: Among the Desperate Rohingya Still Pouring into Bangladesh

The sounds on the shore are deafening. Thousands of refugees call out for their relatives in the darkness, wading through mud to find a familiar face by the dim light of a solar-powered torch. 420 more words

Burma: Military Massacres Dozens in Rohingya Village

 October 4, 2017 12:00AM EDT
Burma: Military Massacres Dozens in Rohingya Village
Soldiers Shot, Stabbed Men and Boys in Maung Nu, Rakhine State

 (Dhaka) – The Burmese military summarily executed several dozen Rohingya Muslims in Maung Nu village in Burma’s Rakhine State on August 27, 2017, Human Rights Watch said today. 1,723 more words