Pope starts Myanmar trip in shadow of Rohingya crisis

Map. History of Myanmar conflict

20 August 2018
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A group of Rakhine set fire two Rohingya houses in Tat Min Chaung Village, Buthidaung Township today 23rd Nov at 11:30PM.8 month ago
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Bangladesh PM: “The Rohingya crisis started in Myanmar. So, Myanmar has to find a solution. To this end, we are committed to taking steps to send back the forcibly displaced Myanmar citizens to their homeland,”
US Department of State: Additional background information on the Secretary’s announcement today about the situation in Burma. The determination of EthnicCleansing underscores our concern and the gravity and the urgency of the situation in Rakhine State.
@StateDept official on Burma's Rakhine State crisis: We continue to urge all the parties to end the cycle of violence and to restore the rule of law, and we want to emphasize the need for remediation, returns, and accountability.
After a thorough analysis of the available facts, Sec. Tillerson has noted it is clear the situation in northern Rakhine State constitutes ethnic cleansing against the Rohingya and those responsible for these atrocities must be held accountable.
Pope to meet Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh
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