Rohingya

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Rohingya say they were forced to drink urine to stay alive on four-month sea journey

Among the roughly 100 in the group were 48 women and 35 children. They set off from the Balukhali refugee camp in southern Bangladesh, but were originally from Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine State, according to survivors and an account given to the International Organisation for Migration (IOM). A spokesperson for the group told the IOM that […]

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Myanmar Rohingya: UN condemns human rights abuses

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Tens of thousands of Rohingya fled Myanmar for refugee camps in Bangladesh The UN General Assembly has approved a resolution condemning human rights abuses against Muslim Rohingya and other minorities in Myanmar. The resolution also calls on Myanmar to stop the incitement of hatred against the Rohingya and other […]

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