'Myanmar's Suu Kyi's Noble Prize can not be revoked'

'Myanmar's Suu Kyi's Noble Prize can not be revoked'

'Myanmar's Suu Kyi's Noble Prize can not be revoked'

The U.N. refugee agency says the number of Rohingya refugees that have fled recent violence in Myanmar has spiked to about 370,000.

During her last speech to the United Nations in 2016, Suu Kyi said her government didn't fear global scrutiny over their handling of the Rohingya. This year, her party spokesman said she would not be attending, although he said he was unsure why.

Last October, following attacks on border posts in Rakhine's Maungdaw district, Myanmar security forces launched a five-month crackdown in which, according to Rohingya groups, around 400 people were killed.

"Questions that are put to me suggest that many people have difficulty reconciling what appears to be happening to Muslims there with Myanmar's reputation as a Buddhist country", he wrote in the letter, seen by AFP on Monday.

United Nations human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein described the operation as a "textbook example of ethnic cleansing".

"We are committed to a sustainable solution that will lead to peace, stability and development for all communities within the state", she said in September.

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There are nearly 100,000 of them, according to the USA mission, earning more than $500 million a year for the regime. But the commission said in a statement it was "unable to confirm what type of nuclear test was conducted".

On Tuesday, Bangladesh's Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina visited some of the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees now sheltering in her country, condemning "those who are responsible".

Aso working on the ground is charity Human Appeal, which is pushing for donations to help them deliver life-saving emergency aid to people who have been stripped of their homes and their dignity.

Iran's Supreme Leader has strongly condemned the killing of Muslims in Myanmar by the government.

He urged Muslim countries to take practical steps to stop the violence and said they should "increase political, economic and commercial pressures on the government of Myanmar".

The demonstration, organized by the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), saw dozens of protestors waving banners decrying the Myanmar military's ongoing crimes against Rohingya Muslims.

The United States says it is "deeply troubled" by the Myanmar crisis, which hundreds of thousands of Muslims have fled to escape violence.

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