About 650,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled from Rakhine state and sought refuge in neighbouring Bangladesh in recent months after a violent crackdown there by Myanmar security forces in response to attacks by militants.
Till now, more than six lakh Rohingyas have fled Myanmar and have taken shelter in Bangladesh.
Hundreds of Rohingya were systematically killed and raped in the Rakhine village of Tula Toli as security forces trapped people along a riverbank in late August, Human Rights Watch said in a report released Tuesday.
Myanmar criticised her statement as biased and unfair.
Delwar Hossain, director of the East Asia Study Center of Dhaka University, toldThe Wire that the Myanmar government has been trying to strong-arm Bangladesh into accepting an unacceptable and damaging status quo.
Yanghee Lee had been due to visit in January to review Myanmar's human rights, including alleged attacks on Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state.
Amnesty International called Myanmar's decision to ban Lee "outrageous".
White House doctor says Trump aced cognitive test
The doctor also said he administered the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA ), at Trump's request, and the president aced it. Donald Trump could have lived to 200 if he gave up his beloved cheeseburgers, the White House presidential physician joked .
"We have seen that some United Nations officials had given their comments and opinions on Myanmar even before they visited", he said.
The list also included former Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh, accused of human rights abuses and corruption, and Israeli billionaire Dan Gertler, accused of using his friendship with Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila to secure sweetheart mining deals. "And I'm sure the world has to find a way to make it work", she said. "If they want to do a blessing this is the best place, if they want to serve their religion this is the best place", the prime minister said.
"Refusing to collaborate with her means the current government is doing the same as military governments did in the past", Aung Myo Min said, referring to the 50 years when an army junta ruled the country following a coup in 1962.
Speaking from one of the refugee camps in neighboring Bangladesh, the 24-year-old said she witnessed her husband and father-in-law being killed.
Tillerson said the sanctions would help ensure the security of the US and its allies and shows America's commitment to protecting human rights and fighting corruption.
Activists admit that it is the right of Rohingyas to return to their homeland, however, warn both the Bangladesh and Myanmar governments not to take any hasty steps in regard to the repatriation of refugees as the situation in the Rakhine State is still not conducive.
Most people in Myanmar describe the Muslims in Rakhine as interlopers from Bangladesh and not one of the country's ethnic groups, despite their having lived in the area for generations.
Myanmar's civilian leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, has faced fierce global criticism for failing to do more to protect the Rohingya.
Britain will also reportedly offer helicopters to help with French efforts to fight Islamist militants in northern Africa. The UK Government is understood to be looking at whether the gesture could be part of a wider exchange of artefacts.
The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website . The company's shares were given away at $12.09 per share worth to an income of some $26,911,240 on account of Hamamoto David T.
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According to Turkey's media, this plane type now serves for Turkish air force in large scale but has crashed three times before. The private Dogan News Agency said the CASA-type Turkish air force cargo plane went down near the town of Yalvac.
At this week's North American International Auto Show in Detroit , the company pledged an $11 billion investment in EVs by 2022. It said that including that extra payout, it expects to distribute about US$3.1 billion in dividends for all of this year.
Please note that for safety reason, the airport in Mauritius is closed and all flights have been canceled for today. Gusts hitting 120 km/h could hit by Wednesday evening, and authorities has closed the airport until further notice.
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Walmart Will Host Free Health Screenings
Don't cancel your next doctor's appointment, but area Walmart stores are providing free health screenings Saturday. NOTE: All Columbia Supercenter locations will have the screenings plus the virtual reality smoking cessation.
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Democrats place their 2018 bets on GOP tax bill
He came up with the slogans tax cut for Christmas, miracle for the middle class and rocket fuel for the economy. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has indicated that Democrats may be willing to push through a clean bill.
France ditches plans for divisive west coast airport
The prime minister said farmers whose land was expropriated for the proposed airport could get their land back if they wanted. Philippe said that the government would instead extend the existing Nantes Atlantique Airport.
Spanish PM rules out national election after Catalan vote
Rajoy insisted on Friday that the legal process will continue and that politicians were not above the law, which means Mr. Thursday's election saw a record turnout of almost 82% of the 5.5 million eligible voters in Catalonia .
BSF jawan killed as Pak violates ceasefire pact
The next day, BSF had in retaliation killed almost a dozen Pakistani Rangers across the global border opposite Samba sector. The soldier belongs to Bandara Chetty Patty village of Dharmapuri district of Tamil Nadu.
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Lawmakers as well as agricultural and industrial groups have warned Trump not to quit NAFTA, but he said that may be the outcome. The president's more nuanced view on trade shouldn't be confused with a softer approach to the negotiations, Perdue said.