September 29th, 2017Burma
- Number of Rohingya Muslims who have fled violence reaches 500,000 – There may now be, in fact, 1 million Rohingya in bangladesh, including those displaced from previous military crackdowns.
- U.S. says countries should suspend providing weapons to Burma – “We cannot be afraid to call the actions of the Burmese authorities what they appear to be – a brutal, sustained campaign to cleanse the country of an ethnic minority,” Haley told the U.N.
September 25th, 2017The text below is a summary of the report by the South Kordofan and Blue Nile Coordination Unit, which can be downloaded below. Overview: The humanitarian situation in the Nuba Mountains (South Kordofan) and Blue Nile state is deteriorating....
September 22nd, 2017Burma
- Buddhists throw petrol bombs to stop Rohingya aid shipment – The rohingya are facing huge difficulties in getting aid. As a policy, and as with other areas of Burma, the government is deliberately restricting international aid in an effort to force the Rohingya out.
September 15th, 2017Burma
- Military Torches Homes Near Border – Satellite data from Human Rights Watch shows that at least 62 Rohingya villages have been destroyed. The UN estimates that almost 400,000 refugees have now crossed into Bangladesh in the last month.