Burma ‘creating humanitarian crisis’ with displacement camps in Arakan

The Guardian (UK)
Francis Wade

13th June 2012

Aid workers have warned of an impending humanitarian catastrophe in western Burma as authorities attempt to isolate tens of thousands of the displaced ethnic Rohingya minority in camps described by one aid worker as “open air prisons”.
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HUMANITY GONE AMOK IN BURMA, SAVE ROHINGYA PEOPLE

Joint press release                                                                                                                                                             12/07/2012

HUMANITY GONE AMOK IN BURMA,
SAVE ROHINGYA PEOPLE

We the undersigned organizations have strongly condemned President Thein Sein for his disowning the Rohingyas.  It is an irresponsible action that the President had proposed UN High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres that sending the Rohingyas to refugee camps run by the UNHCR was the “only solution” to the issue. He also nonsensically said, “We will send them away if any third country would accept them”.
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