The new aid funding "reflects the USA commitment to help address the unprecedented magnitude of suffering and urgent humanitarian needs of the Rohingya people", according to the State Department press release.
According to the United Nations, at least 422,000 Rohingyas have fled to Bangladesh since August 25, after the Myanmar Army launched a military offensive following attacks on multiple government posts by Rohingya rebels. In an area largely barred from global observation, aid groups have been left to assemble a patchwork understanding of what's unfolding-but by almost all indications, it's exceedingly grim.
Besides Unison, a number of British institutions have said they are either reviewing or removing honours bestowed on Suu Kyi during her campaign for democracy under Myanmar's oppressive military junta, The Guardian reported yesterday.
Dhaka, Sept21:A truck filled with aid for Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh veered off a road and fell into a ditch Thursday morning, killing at least nine aid workers, hours after another aid shipment in the refugees' violence-wracked home state in Myanmar was attacked by a Buddhist mob. She said agency officials are "very shocked and sad".
Rohingyas have to be given full ciltizenship, says the last recommendation.
Illustrating the outsize and controversial role it now plays in disseminating news and regulating information across the world, social media giant Facebook is under fire this week after human rights activists and journalists accused it of censoring posts about the ongoing crisis, including charges of "ethnic cleansing", now taking place in Myanmar.
However, she did not address United Nations accusations of ethnic cleansing by the military, which is in charge of security.
The New York Times quoted the Dalai Lama as saying that the Buddha "would definitely give help to those poor Muslims", and South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu addressed her in a Facebook post, saying, "Your emergence into public life allayed our concerns about violence being perpetrated against members of the Rohingya".
Trump wants the U.N. Security Council to take "strong and swift action" to end the violence, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Wednesday, declaring the conflict a threat to the region and world. Britain has caved in to increasing demands to halt its training of Myanmar soldiers.