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UN officials blast Facebook over spread of Rohingya hate speech

Facebook has long been criticised for its role in the Rohingya crisis, an assessment now underscored by comments by United Nations investigators. Marzuki Darusman, chairman of the UN Independent International Fact-Finding Mission in Myanmar told
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Myanmar army killed hundreds of Rohingya in ‘well-planned’ campaign: Amnesty

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times Witnesses and a drone video shot Monday by the UN refugee agency show that Rohingya are continuing to flee persecution in Myanmar and crossing into Bangladesh.Rohingya refugee men
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More than 500,000 Rohingya refugees have entered Bangladesh since August 25: UN

From: Hindustan Times By Associated Press Recommended by: Hindustan times The number of Rohingya Muslims fleeing to Bangladesh since August to escape violence in Myanmar has topped 500,000, the United Nations said Thursday.U.N.
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Rohingya refugee influx has come to a virtual halt, says Bangladesh

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times The UN said 429,000 Rohingya crossed the border since a Myanmar military crackdown in Rakhine state was launched on August 25.The influx of Rohingya refugees into Bangladesh has
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UN says more than 250,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times In the last two weeks alone 164,000 mostly Rohingya civilians have fled to Bangladesh, overwhelming refugee camps that were already bursting at the seams and triggering warnings of
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India suggests UN divert a percentage of peacekeeping funds to peace-building

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times India’s Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Tanmaya Lal pointed out that less than even one per cent of the funds allocated to peacekeeping are available for
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Russia blocks UN statement calling for North Korea sanctions after missile launch

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times The United States had circulated the statement for adoption by the 15-member council after announcing plans for a new sanctions resolution, but Russia raised objections.North Korea
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More than 5 million children need urgent humanitarian aid in Iraq: Unicef

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times More than 5 million children are in urgent need of aid in Iraq, the United Nations said on Thursday, describing the war on Islamic State as “one of the most brutal” in modern
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ICJ stay on Jadhav hanging: Pakistan says does not accept UN court’s jurisdiction, will take case to ‘logical end’

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times Pakistan on Thursday reacted to the International Court of Justice’s order not to execute Kulbhushan Jadhav, the Indian national convicted of espionage and terrorism, by saying it

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