Myanmar violence: Three Rohingyas 'killed' by landmine planted near Bangladesh border

Myanmar mob stones Muslim home amid Rohingya crisis

Myanmar mob stones Muslim home amid Rohingya crisis

Malaysia expects to see numerous people seeking shelter in its territory in the next few weeks, said Zulkifli Abu Bakar, the director general of Malaysia Maritime Enforcement Agency said and the country is prepared for it.

However in response to a request for comment on the ceasefire, Zaw Htay, the spokesman for the office of State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi, told CNN they would not be accepting the offer.

Local district administrations and the Bangladesh Border Guard have been assigned to register the Rohingya refugees who fled Myanmar violence to Bangladesh recently.

The Myanmar government said 421 people had died.

After decades of ethnic tension, violence broke out again in Buddhist-majority Myanmar on August 25 after a Rohingya armed group attacked government forces.

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Prime Minister said, "Your courageous efforts towards the Myanmar peace process is worthy of praise".

During the meeting, which lasted for more than half-an- hour, the Bangladesh envoy also talked about the need for the global community to intervene and put pressure on Myanmar to address the exodus, sources in Bangladesh High Commission here said. The Organization of Islamic Cooperation, which consists of more than 50 member states, also had sent letters to United Nations agencies and the European Union by Wednesday urging them to take action.

The UN's Zeid said he was "appalled" by reports that Myanmar security forces were laying mines near the border to stop the Rohingya returning.

"We did not create the problem".

The Rohingya are reviled in Myanmar, where the community is accused of being illegal immigrants from Bangladesh.

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Some of the Rohingya Muslims say they are being ethnically cleansed by Myanmar's army.

It bowed to pressure on Thursday (07/09), with government officials saying that Dhaka would now make another 1,500 acres (607 hectares) of land available for camps to house refugees near Cox's Bazar, where many refugees already live as it is near the border with Myanmar.

"You can ask anyone here and they will say that they haven't received government help", she said.

The U.K. has urged Myanmar's government to cooperate with a United Nations mission to crisis-hit Rakhine state, a British minister said on Monday.

Disaster management and relief secretary Shah Kamal told Prothom Alo, "We'll arrange food, accommodation, sanitation and more temporarily for the Rohingya refugees after we visit the places".

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Ali called on the worldwide community to urge the Myanmar government to immediately implement the recommendations of the commission's report "in its entirety".

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