Take back Rohingyas, don't call them Bengalis: Hasina to Myanmar

Whatever decision has to be made will be done by Supreme Court Rajnath Singh on Rohingya deportation

According to reports it is also expected that the Centre will also submit a confidential report along with the final affidavit

The violence and the exodus of refugees has brought worldwide condemnation and raised questions about the commitment of government leader Aung San Suu Kyi to human rights, and prospects for Myanmar's political and economic transition.

While refusing to comment on whether any of the other groups involved in the conflict that has seen more than 400,000 Rohingya flee the country have been designated as unsafe, or had accounts or posts deleted, the Facebook spokesperson has said that the company's community standards ban posts by or in support of such organisations, which it defines as groups engaged in terrorism, organised violence or crime, mass murder, or organised hate.

Meantime, police said on Monday that they had arrested a suspected member of al-Qaeda who they believed was trying to recruit Rohingya living in the country to fight security forces in Myanmar. "World leaders meeting at the United Nations should act to end this mounting crisis and show Myanmar military leaders they will pay a price for such atrocities".

The US State Department is releasing an additional US$32 million (S$43 million) in humanitarian assistance for Rohingya refugees displaced by violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state. After the March 2016 general elections in Myanmar, Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi formed a civilian government which is now in power in Myanmar.

An army-led fightback has left scores dead and sent more than 420,000 Rohingya fleeing the mainly Buddhist country into neighbouring Bangladesh.

Around 40,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to India over the past decade, out of which 16,500 are registered with the UN's refugee agency.

Ambassador says U.S. must comply with political steps envisioned by United Nations resolution
He urged United Nations member states to work together to isolate the Kim government until it ceases its "hostile" behavior. And a phone call with China's president: "We discussed trade and a place called North Korea", said the president.

Pence repeated a USA call for the Myanmar military to end the violence and support diplomatic efforts for a long-term solution for the Rohingya, who are denied citizenship in a country where many Buddhists regard them as illegal immigrants.

During the more than 100 years of British rule (1824-1948), there was a significant amount of migration of labourers to what is now known as Myanmar from today's India and Bangladesh. Hundreds of thousands Rohingya Muslims and Buddhist Rakhine are still in the area.

Modi's government has been criticised by activists for not speaking out against Myanmar's recent military offensive against Rohingya insurgents.

The exodus followed a military crackdown in response to coordinated attacks by Rohingya militants on security forces.

Madhurima Dhanuka, Co-ordinator, prison reforms, Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative, who is working for the rights of Rohingyas said the move of the West Bengal Government would definitely help Rohingyas get justice.

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