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Pope expresses satisfaction with meetings on Rohingya crisis

Pope expresses satisfaction with meetings on Rohingya crisis

| Cindy Wooden | December 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Well aware he was disappointing some people by not using the word “Rohingya” publicly in Myanmar, Pope Francis said his chief concern had been to get a point across, and he did.

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Pope arrives in Bangladesh, praises country’s welcome of Rohingya

Pope arrives in Bangladesh, praises country’s welcome of Rohingya

| Cindy Wooden | November 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

The government and people of Bangladesh have shown exemplary generosity in welcoming hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar, despite great demands placed on already limited resources, Pope Francis said.

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Aung San Suu Kyi is trapped by the generals. Can Pope Francis help?

Aung San Suu Kyi is trapped by the generals. Can Pope Francis help?

| September 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

This commentary and analysis, written by Michael Sainsbury for ucanews.com, was published Sept. 18, the day before Aung San Suu Kyi’s speech condemning human rights violations. In that speech, Suu Kyi did not mention the term ethnic cleansing:

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Myanmar leader condemns human rights violations in speech on Rohingya

Myanmar leader condemns human rights violations in speech on Rohingya

| September 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Faced with a powerful military keen to have martial law declared in Rakhine state, which nearly half a million people fled in three weeks, Myanmar’s de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, avoided any mention of ethnic cleansing of Muslim Rohingya while broadly condemning human rights violations in her first major address on the issue.

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Aid workers see humanitarian crisis as Rohingya flee to Bangladesh

Aid workers see humanitarian crisis as Rohingya flee to Bangladesh

| September 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Bangladesh is bracing for a massive humanitarian crisis because of a lack of food, sanitation, medicines and even basic housing following the exodus of as many as 350,000 Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar, fleeing violence in which at least 1,000 were killed in just two weeks.

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