Published: Mon, October 23, 2017
Worldwide | By Gretchen Simon

China refuses to condemn Myanmar in treatment of Rohingya Muslims

China refuses to condemn Myanmar in treatment of Rohingya Muslims

The conference, co-hosted by the European Union and the government of Kuwait, and co-organized by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the International Organization for Migration aims to raise the necessary resources to address the most urgent needs of the Rohingya population, who sought refugee in Bangladesh after the military crackdown in Myanmar. "Why has the systematic prosecution been allowed to play out for so long", she said after touring the camps.

Jordan's Queen Rania visited Rohingya refugee camps on Monday and called for a stronger response from the worldwide community to the plight of the Rohingya who fled to Bangladesh to escape "systematic persecution" in Myanmar.

The head of the United Nations agency that coordinates humanitarian aid says have pledged roughly $340 million to help more than 600,000 ethnic Rohingya who have fled Myanmar into Bangladesh since August.

Mark Lowcock, head of the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, lamented the "humanitarian and human rights nightmare" faced by the Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.

Swaraj said India is "deeply concerned at the spate of violence in Rakhine State of Myanmar".

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The scorched-earth campaign by Myanmar's security forces has involved killings, rape and the burning of entire villages.

Bangladesh's interior minister was in Yangon on Monday for talks to find a "durable solution", he said.

He said those ties are based on the principle of non-interference and said China believes Myanmar's government and people are "capable of handling" the situation without outside help.

Beijing condemns "violence and terror acts" and backs measures to restore order, said the vice minister of the party's International Department, Guo Yezhou, apparently referring to attacks by Rohingya rebels on Myanmar security forces.

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