Pakistan urges halt to massacre of Rohingya Muslims

A Rohingya Muslim refugee girl seen as she is temporarily held by the Border Guard Bangladesh in an open area after crossing the border in Teknaf Bangladesh

A Rohingya Muslim refugee girl seen as she is temporarily held by the Border Guard Bangladesh in an open area after crossing the border in Teknaf Bangladesh

South-eastern Muslim countries expressed deep concern over the Rohingya crises.

"I have repeatedly condemned this tragic and shameful treatment".

Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi has also come under increasing global pressure to resolve the humanitarian crisis engulfing Rakhine state.

Malala Yousafzai speaking up for the Rohingya Muslims.

In Chechnya, tens of thousands poured into the streets in a government-sanctioned protest against what the country's leader, Ramzan Kadyrov, called Myanmar's "genocide" against the persecuted Rohingya minority. Myanmar, also known as Burma, considers them Bangladeshi and Bangladesh says they are Burmese.

Indonesia will back Myanmar's efforts for peace, stability and development in its northern state of Rakhine, said Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Masudi.

Meanwhile, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will travel to Bangladesh on Wednesday to discuss the situation of Rohingya refugees there, the state-run Anadolu Agency reported.

Amid an increase in violence in Myanmar, not only Rohingya Muslims but many Hindus too are leaving the Buddhist majority country and are seeking refuge in Bangladesh.

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Videos provided to CNN by activists show dozens of men, women and children stranded on a mountain, surrounded by dense jungle, living in makeshift shelters made of sticks and sheets.

"Being a Muslim, I can't go anywhere in my own country", said Kyaw Win, executive director of BHRN, at the report's launch in Bangkok.

Pakistan has called for an end to the "systematic" and "organised" violence against Muslim minority residents of the Rakhine in Myanmar.

"If their home is not Myanmar, where they have lived for generations, then where is it?" There are reports that hundreds of villagers have since been killed in the government operations.

An unofficial camp for Rohingya refugees that sprang up after the October attacks is being dramatically expanded.

Thousands of the stateless Muslim minority have fled mainly Buddhist Myanmar and poured over the border since the latest round of fighting broke out.

She said Indonesia expects that it can channel humanitarian aid to the Rohingya in Rakhine together with other Asean member states and the International Committee of the Red Cross under the coordination of the Myanmar government.

The Nobel Peace Prize victor, 20, told her fellow laureate that the "world is waiting" for her to act over unrest that has seen tens of thousands of people flee into neighbouring Bangladesh.

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