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Myanmar targeted the educated in genocide, Rohingya refugees say

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – Members of Myanmar’s persecuted Rohingya community say government forces have specifically targeted the minority group’s religious figures and teachers in their crackdown in Rakhine state. More than a dozen Rohingya teachers, elders and religious leaders from the Rohingya community, who fled to neighboring Bangladesh, recently told ...

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11 dead, 25 trapped in explosion at iron-ore mine in NE China

(AFP) -Eleven people were killed and nine injured Tuesday in an explosion at an iron-ore mine in northeast China’s Liaoning province, state media reported. 25 people are trapped in the mine run by China National Coal Group Co, according to state broadcaster CCTV. Some of the trapped victims were able ...

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Vietnam upholds sentence for prominent human rights activists

(Reuters) – A Vietnamese court upheld prison sentences against four human rights campaigners convicted of attempting to overthrow the state, a lawyer said. The Hanoi People’s High Court rejected the appeals by the four against an April trial verdict that charged them with activities “aimed at overthrowing the people’s administration”. ...

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UN calls on US to stop separating migrant children from parents

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – The United Nations has called on the administration of US President Donald Trump to “immediately halt” its controversial practice of separating Central American immigrant children from their parents at the southern border. The UN human rights office on Tuesday censured the Trump administration for its “zero ...

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