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Stop this madness now: UN on Rohingya crisis

“Stop this madness now,” the UN human rights chief demanded at a special session of the UN Human Rights Council today on atrocities committed against the minority Rohingya Muslim population in northern Rakhine State of Myanmar, also known as Burma. Sympathetic delegates quickly agreed a resolution asked him to conduct urgent, time-bound and detailed inquiries [...] The post Stop this madness now: UN on Rohingya crisis appeared first on The Moderate Voice.
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