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UN: Myanmar government destroying Rakhine’s Rohingya Muslims

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – The UN Secretary General’s Special Adviser for the Prevention of Genocide says all the evidence he has received shows that the Myanmar government tried to utterly destroy Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state. On Tuesday, Adama Dieng said that if the evidence recently presented to him was ...

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Bangladesh sentences 39 to death in murder case

(AFP) – A court in southeastern Bangladesh has sentenced dozens of men to death for brutally killing a local leader from the ruling Awami League party four years ago. Judicial sources said on Tuesday that the district judge’s court on Tuesday sentenced 39 men to death by hanging for the ...

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Japan, South Korea urge ‘maximum pressure’ on North Korea

(AFP) – Senior officials from Japan and South Korea have reiterated the need for maintaining a regime of sanctions and restrictions on North Korea to force Pyongyang to address concerns about its missile and nuclear programs. Japan’s Foreign Minister Taro Kono and South Korean National Intelligence Service chief Suh Hoon ...

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Monsoon floods threaten 100,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – The persecuted Rohingya refugees from Myanmar’s Rakhine state who live in denuded hills in southern Bangladesh hope that the sandbags fortifying the slopes will survive the upcoming monsoon. The Rohingya camps are clustered in a part of the country that records the highest rainfall. Most now ...

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