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Myanmar blocks all UN aid to civilians at heart of Rohingya crisis

Myanmar blocks all UN aid to civilians at heart of Rohingya crisis

Myanmar has blocked all United Nations aid agencies from delivering vital supplies of food, water and medicine to thousands of desperate civilians at the centre of a bloody military campaign in Myanmar, the Guardian has learned. The world body halted distributions in northern Rakhine state after militants attacked government forces on 25 August and the army responded with a counteroffensive …

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1000s of Muslims flee western Myanmar violence

Tens of thousands of Muslims flee violence in western Myanmar

Tens of thousands of Muslims have begun fleeing toward Myanmar’s western border with Bangladesh as Buddhist mobs and security forces step up crackdown on members of the Rohingya community over recent attacks on police outposts. Reports said Muslims in mass numbers were trying to cross into Bangladesh on Saturday after security operations were intensified and police used live bullets to …

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Burmese government is ‘renewing attacks on Rohingya Muslims,’ rights group claims

Burmese government is 'renewing attacks on Rohingya Muslims,' rights group claims

The Burmese government denies being responsible for a spate of arson attacks on homes, instead suggesting the Rohingya set the fires themselves. Burma’s military has unleashed a wave of violence against the country’s minority Rohingya community, according to allegations a new report by Human Rights Watch. The group claims villages had been burned to the ground and thousands of Rohingya …

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