Bangladesh eases charity access to Rohingya, seeks $250 million for aid

Malaysia disassociates with ASEAN Myanmar statement

Malaysia disassociates with ASEAN Myanmar statement

A month on from counter-terror operations following attacks on police outposts in Myanmar's Rakhine province, seven United Nations rights experts have called on the Government to stop all violence against the minority Muslim Rohingya community as well as on the global community to "go beyond" statements and take action to save them.

Burma's army said on Monday it had found 17 bodies of Hindu victims buried in mass graves near Maungtaw township in the northern Rakhine, after finding 28 corpses of mainly women and children on Sunday.

The UN has described the practices against the Rohingya as "textbook ethnic cleansing".

China has said it would play a "constructive role" in resolving the Rohingya crisis. "The leaders of Myanmar who have always been striving for freedom and human rights would not espouse such policies".

The Ministry also said on Monday that data regarding the number of people who have been killed or displaced in Myanmar is still unavailable, as over 436,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh since August 25 amid violence in Rakhine state.

The Rohingya, described by the United Nations as the world's most persecuted people, have faced heightened fears of attack since dozens were killed in communal violence in 2012.

Last December, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak led thousands of rally participants - including thousands of Rohingya, many of them refugees - to firmly tell Suu Kyi - a Nobel Peace laureate - "that enough is enough". "There is no genocide", Do Suan said.

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A search was launched on the weekend after a refugee in Bangladesh contacted a Hindu community leader in Myanmar to say insurgents of the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) marched about 100 people out of their village on August 25 and killed them, the government said. The neighbouring countries should also accommodate the Rohingya refugees influx in the present scenario to avoid human catastrophe and civil causalities.

Last Tuesday, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman ordered the allocation of $15 million to alleviate the suffering of Rohingya Muslims who fled persecution in Rakhine state of Myanmar.

Myanmar's military and local Buddhist militia in Rakhine have been blamed for targeting Rohingya civilians in atrocities such as killings and the burnings of hundreds of homes and villages belonging to the minority.

The Bangladesh army forces, which have taken over aid management, said command had made sanitary facilities the "highest priority" in an effort to stave off a health emergency.

The violence and the refugee exodus is the biggest crisis the government of Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has faced since it came to power last year in a transition from almost 50 years of military rule. "They are agreed that viable and long-term solutions to the root causes of the conflict must be found, including encouraging closer dialogue between Myanmar and Bangladesh, so that the affected communities can rebuild their lives".

This distressed situation has added Myanmar among countries which justify their discriminatory and violent attitude towards Muslims in the name of retaliation against Islamic radicals, extremists and terrorists.

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