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Comments came from the UN Commissioner for Human Rights at a special session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva
Around 150,000 people attended the religious ceremony.
Pope Francis failed to mention Myanmar’s Muslim Rohingya minority as he stood on stage with the country’s civilian leader, Aung San Suu Kyi.
Pope Francis has touched down in Myanmar where discussions are likely to focus on the 600,000 Rohingya Muslims displaced by ethnic violence
Pope Francis is due to visit Myanmar amid international concerns over the plight of Rohingya Muslim refugees
There are now some one million Rohingya living in one of the poorest countries in the world - and the arrivals haven't stopped. NGOs have sharpened their strategies to assist refugees in case of mass
Amnesty International says Myanmar’s treatment of Rohingya Muslims amounts to apartheid, a crime against humanity.
Out of the tragedy unfolding along the border between Myanmar and Bangladesh as Rohingya flee persecution, heroes have emerged who have gone above and beyond to help those in dire need
Thousand of children are yet to be reunited with loved ones since Rohingyas fled Myanmar for refugee in Bangladesh
Thousands more Rohingyas arrive in Bangladesh as they flee "ethnic cleansing" in neighbouring Myanmar.
EU Commissioner dennounce 'ethnic cleansing' of Rohingyas
Delegates have gathered at a funding conference at the UN in Geneva. A total of 344.7 million dollars has been pledged.
UNICEF is calling for urgent help for refugee Rohingya children in southern Bangladesh
The U.N. refugee agency urged Bangladesh on Tuesday to speed up vetting of up to 15,000 Rohingya refugees “stranded” near the border after crossing
Death toll rises as thousands of new Rohingya refugees flee violence and hunger in Myanmar for Bangladesh
The EU must take forward a clear, joint commitment to act in response to the humanitarian crisis unfolding before our eyes in Myanmar, writes Katharine Derderian