An eight-month-pregnant woman gang-raped by soldiers after they decapitated her son in front of her

Halima Khatun, who arrived in Bangladesh in October holds a whistle and a razor blade that she uses as toys at the Shamlapur refugee camp in Coxs Bazar Dec. 1 2017

The United Nations defines genocide as acts meant to destroy a national, ethnic, racial or religious group in whole or in part.

Western politicians have also travelled to Myanmar and Bangladesh to witness the crisis in recent months.

Following a special session of the UN Human Rights Council, the nations overwhelmingly voted in favour of a resolution expressing grave concern over widespread abuses committed against the largely Muslim minority.

The US House of Representatives has passed a resolution condemning "ethnic cleansing" of Rohingyas and urging immediate restoration of humanitarian access to the Rakhine state, where unrest has forced over 600,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to Bangladesh.

Delhi-NCR air quality back to 'hazardous' category
According to scientists and meteorologists, high relative humidity and low wind speed spiked pollution levels in the city. The concentration of particulate matter was well below the safe limit prescribed by the Central Pollution Control Board .

Bangladeshi authorities have approved a plan to resettle about 100 thousand of Rohingya refugees on a desert flood-prone island Tanger Spell in the Bay of Bengal. Earlier, the state Department threatened to impose sanctions against Myanmar for violations of the rights of the Muslim Rohingya.

Marzuki Darusman, head of an independent global fact-finding mission on Myanmar, said by video from Malaysia: "We will go where the evidence leads us". During the visit, he will inspect the condition of Rohingya refugees living in Cox's Bazar.

Crimes included "rape, gang rape by multiple soldiers, forced public nudity and humiliation, and sexual slavery in military captivity", Patten said.

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