"The world is waiting and the Rohingya Muslims are waiting". On Monday, she was confronted on Twitter by Malala Yousafzai, a fellow peace prize laureate, who asked Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi to speak out about the plight of the Rohingya.
"Over the last several years, I have repeatedly condemned this tragic and shameful treatment", Yousafzai said in a tweet on Monday. National Security Adviser U Thaung Tun said the government has every right to defend itself, and forces will be used with restraint to avoid civilian causalities.
"If we can keep the pressure on Myanmar from ASEAN, from India as well, that will be good", he added, hinting at Modi's impending visit to the country.
By comparison, communal violence in 2012 in Sittwe, the capital of Rakhine, led to the killing of almost 200 people and the displacement of about 140,000, majority Rohingya.
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Chun missed a short birdie putt at the par-4 14th, and pulled to within a stroke with a 45-foot birdie at the par-3 16th. Hurricane Harvey has killed around 50 people and unleashed massive flooding that damaged up to 50,000 homes in Houston.
Stylianides said the European Union supports efforts by Bangladesh authorities to provide safety for the refugees, and said caring for them is "crucial" until they can return to their homes.
In Jakarta, Indonesia, protesters burned photos of Suu Kyi and lobbed a gasoline bomb at the Myanmar Embassy.
It has gradually escalated since 2011, hitting its first peak in 2012 when thousands of Muslim families sought asylum in the special refugee camps on the country's territory, or fled to Bangladesh.
Islamist groups say they plan the demonstration close to the stupa-topped Borobudur temple, which dates from the 9th century and is a popular tourist site, to call for an end to violence against the religious and ethnic minority in Myanmar.
In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, however, Mnuchin told CNBC on Thursday that the deadline could move up a few days. He says it's time to "put politics aside" so storm victims can get the help they need.
Awarded the Novel Peace Prize in 2014, the youngest ever recipient, she recently celebrated a place at the University of Oxford to Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE). "She and all of Burma will have our full support in that".
Chechnya's leader Ramzan Kadyrov addressed the crowd, criticising the Russian government's lack of action on Burma to responses of "Allahu akbar", reported France 24.
The makeshift camps set up at the time are being expanded but the International Organization for Migration warns aid agencies "are now struggling to cope with the influx of new arrivals".
In a statement, it said that more than 2,600 homes had been destroyed in Rohingya villages and 138 houses had been destroyed in non-Muslim villages - blaming the fires and other damage entirely on the militants.
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On a recent trip to the region, he said the military's main goal is supporting USA efforts to denuclearize the Korean peninsula. Ren Guoqiang told reporters that all parties should exercise restraint and avoid words and actions that escalate tension.
That approach includes restoring stability and security, maximizing self-restraint and desisting from violence, providing inclusive protection to everyone in Rakhine State and allowing open access for humanitarian aid to enter the region.