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#Ethnic Cleansing

From The42 Despite pleas to cancel, Leeds United arrive in Myanmar for controversial tour Sportswash

Despite pleas to cancel, Leeds United arrive in Myanmar for controversial tour

Andrea Radrizzani, fresh from Eleven Sport’s new TV rights deal, hopes to build a fanbase in Southeast Asia.

From TheJournal.ie 'The pain was excruciating': Rohingya women recount rape by Myanmar armed forces Terror

'The pain was excruciating': Rohingya women recount rape by Myanmar armed forces

Doctors and aid workers say that they are stunned at the sheer volume of rapes, and suspect only a fraction of women have come forward.

From TheJournal.ie Rohingya crisis: Suu Kyi defends Myanmar against international criticism Myanmar

Rohingya crisis: Suu Kyi defends Myanmar against international criticism

An estimated 412,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh following violent attacks.

From TheJournal.ie 'This is ethnic cleansing': Heat-maps show huge fires spread across Rohingya region Myanmar

'This is ethnic cleansing': Heat-maps show huge fires spread across Rohingya region

“The evidence is irrefutable,” Amnesty said.

From TheJournal.ie UN accuses Myanmar of 'ethnic cleansing' as thousands of Rohingyas flee the country Human Rights

UN accuses Myanmar of 'ethnic cleansing' as thousands of Rohingyas flee the country

The UN says 294,000 Rohingya refugees have arrived in Bangladesh to escape violence in Myanmar.

From TheJournal.ie Nobel Peace Prize winner Suu Kyi denies allegations of ethnic cleansing in Myanmar Rohingya

Nobel Peace Prize winner Suu Kyi denies allegations of ethnic cleansing in Myanmar

Almost 75,000 Rohingya have fled to neighbouring Bangladesh where they have related grisly accounts of army abuse.

From TheJournal.ie Europe must do more to stop Islamic State 'slaughter' in Iraq - Irish MEP Ethnic Cleansing

Europe must do more to stop Islamic State 'slaughter' in Iraq - Irish MEP

“Toppling Saddam was the easy bit from a western perspective.”

From TheJournal.ie In her own words: One woman's escape from ethnic cleansing Sudan

In her own words: One woman's escape from ethnic cleansing

“I pray to God I don’t have to go back to Sudan. At the least, I will be arrested. The least, you understand? I could be killed.”

From TheJournal.ie Two-child limit for Muslims in parts of Burma Burma

Two-child limit for Muslims in parts of Burma

Authorities in Burma’s western Rakhine state face accusations of ethnic cleansing after applying a two-child limit to Muslim families that does not also apply to Buddhists in the area.

From TheJournal.ie Bosnian court jails elite soldiers over Srebrenica killings Bosnia

Bosnian court jails elite soldiers over Srebrenica killings

Four former soldiers have been convicted of crimes against humanity for their part in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, in which 8,000 Muslim men and boys were killed.

From TheJournal.ie Photos, video: Dale Farm evictions resume Dale Farm This post contains videos This post contains images

Photos, video: Dale Farm evictions resume

Bailiffs are due to enter the Dale Farm site in Essex this morning, as protests continue against the planned eviction of Travellers from the illegal site.

From TheJournal.ie Rwandan army chief given 30 years' jail over genocide Rwanda

Rwandan army chief given 30 years' jail over genocide

Augustin Bizimungu is convicted by the UN’s International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda over his role in the 1994 genocide.