Aid agency warns of Rohingya refugee deaths due to resource shortages

HIV positive Rohingya found in Cox’s Bazar refugee camp

Arakanese Muslims refugees currently struggle is continuing

CPI (ML) today asserted that it would oppose Centre's any move to deport Rohingya Muslims facing "atrocities of all types" in Myanmar.

Police said they have issued an order banning the Rohingya refugees from leaving the areas and camps the government has designated for them in the border district.

The Advisory Commission recommended that the Myanmar Government take concrete steps to end the enforced segregation of Rakhine Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims; ensure full and unfettered humanitarian access throughout the state; tackle Rohingya statelessness and "revisit" the 1982 Citizenship Law; hold perpetrators of human rights violations accountable; and end restrictions on freedom of movement, among other recommendations.

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Almost 400,000 Rohingya Muslims from western Myanmar have crossed into Bangladesh since August 25, fleeing a Myanmar government offensive against insurgents that the United Nations has branded a "textbook example of ethnic cleansing".

US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Patrick Murphy will voice Washington's concerns about the Rohingya and press for greater access to the conflict area for humanitarian workers, the State Department said.

Myanmar's army chief, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, said the violence - 93 clashes since August 25 - was a bid by the insurgents to "build a stronghold", according to speech to officer trainees, posted on a military Facebook page.

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With the United Nations saying there are some 240,000 children among the refugees living in dire conditions, Bangladeshi authorities have kicked off a massive immunization drive. He said ships were expected to arrive with more aid soon. Many are suffering from diarrhea, dehydration, skin diseases or worse. "What's his crime? He is just a child", Rahmatullah said.

Eric P. Schwartz, head of the US -based charity Refugees International and a former assistant secretary of state for population, refugees and migration, said he couldn't recall seeing so much misery in the camps and called for international pressure on Myanmar to stop the violence.

He said the US should re-impose sanctions on Myanmar that were in place before it made transition from military to civilian rule.

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Myanmar officials said he will meet government leaders in the capital, Naypyitaw, and attend an address to the nation by Ms Suu Kyi on Tuesday.

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