India calls on Myanmar to act with restraint in Rakhine

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The total, during the period from August 25 through Sunday, is 19,000 more than Saturday's estimate of 294,000. It said at least three people including two children had been injured in the past week.

Rights groups accuse Myanmar authorities of ethnic cleansing, systematically forcing Rohingya from the country through violence and persecution, a charge the government has denied.

A commission led by former United Nations chief Kofi Annan last month said Myanmar must scrap restrictions on movement and citizenship for its Rohingya minority if it wants to avoid fuelling extremism and bring peace to Rakhine state.

Maenz said the programs are "dormant" in those areas where violence is occurring and would be resumed as soon as it stops.

Myanmar is yet to comment on Arsa's initiative. He called on all parties to the conflict and "in particular the Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi", the country's leader, to take measures to end the violence. The government of Myanmar said 15 members of the security forces and 370 militants were killed.

"They pushed them into a room, locked it from outside and set the house on fire".

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More than 120,000 Rohingya fled over the following five years to Bangladesh and South-East Asia, often braving perilous sea journeys controlled by brutal trafficking gangs.

Malaysia, hundreds of kilometres to the south on the Andaman Sea, is likely to see more boat people from Myanmar in coming weeks and months because of the renewed violence, said Zulkifli Abu Bakar, the director-general of the Malaysia Maritime Enforcement Agency. She said Myanmar will do better in this regard.

"Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan will take up the issue at the UN General Assembly for an immediate resolution of the Rohingya crisis", she told newsmen while visiting the refugee camps along with Turkish foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, his Bangladesh counterpart AH Mahmood Ali and state minister for foreign affairs Shahriar Alam.

"The killing, arson, torture and rape.by the Myanmar's military and border guards is unprecedented", he said.

He also called on China and India to play a larger role in mitigating the crisis.

"God has directed us to help the oppressed", the JI chief said while addressing the protesters.

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The Rohingya are a Muslim ethnic group that has faced severe repression in Myanmar, where a Buddhist majority has long ruled.

Prior to that, the Muslims were frequent targets of Buddhist mobs. "It is not acceptable", he said, adding Dhaka was seeking a peaceful solution, not a "war" against Myanmar.

Many carry documents from their life back in Myanmar, wrapped in layers of plastic to protect them from the rain.

India, with a huge Muslim population of 172 million, is the only country in the region, siding with Sui Kyi, as was demonstrated by the recent visit to Myanmar by Prime Minister Modi.

With the Kutupalang refugee camp at Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, filling up, these people have to camp in the woods while waiting for spaces.

He also said the government would be registering the new arrivals on Monday.

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A Rohingya refugee woman wiping her tears after crossing the border at Teknaf, Bangladesh.

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