China to provide aid for Rakhine state

Rohingya Muslim refugees wait in line for relief supplies in the refugee camp of Leda near Teknaf in Bangladesh

The MHA had on Monday submitted an affidavit in Supreme Court on Rohingyas, saying they pose a serious security threat to the country.

The violence in western Myanmar began on August 25 when Rohingya insurgents attacked about 30 police posts and an army camp, killing about 12 people.

The social network is a key tool in the information war taking place over violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state, which has driven more than 420,000 Rohingya Muslims from the country and sparked United Nations accusations of military-led "ethnic cleansing".

The second recommendation says the Myanmar policy to hold Rohingyas responsible for any occurrences has to be rejected in context of Myanmar's systematic persecution of Rohingya Muslims since 1962.

Van Thio did not use the term Rohingya, referring to them simply as Muslims.

President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday became the latest voice to brand the killing of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar as "genocide". He said human rights violations would be dealt with "in accordance with strict norms of justice".

"In recent weeks, the people of my country and the wider world have witnessed a great tragedy unfolding in Burma with the Rohingya people", he said.




The refugees are fleeing a fresh security operation in which security forces and Buddhist mobs have killed men, women and children, looted homes and torched Rohingya villages. "We don't have anything here except peace", Faizullah, who fled Myanmar in 2012, said.

The announcement of a United States aid package comes just one day after Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi finally broke her silence on the Rohingya refugee crisis in a speech that drew widespread criticism.

The aid package comes a day after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke with Myanmar de facto leader of Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi and "welcomed the Myanmar government's commitment to end the violence in Rakhine state and to allow those displaced by the violence to return home", according to the State Department.

Much of the speech appeared meant to frame the crisis as a complex internal issue and contrasted the violence - which she depicted as isolated - with the government's ongoing development agenda, specifically its efforts to deliver "peace, stability, harmony and progress" to the nation as a whole.

The third recommendation says sanctions have to be imposed on Myanmar as the global community including UN, OIC, and Commonwealth has done against North Korea for nuclear weapons.

The new aid funding "reflects the USA commitment to help address the unprecedented magnitude of suffering and urgent humanitarian needs of the Rohingya people", according to the State Department press release.

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