ASEAN mulls assistance for Myanmar Rohingya

 

Southeast Asian nations are considering humanitarian assistance for Muslim-minority Rohingya facing ‘pain and suffering’ in Myanmar, the head of the ASEAN regional bloc said on Wednesday. Association of Southeast Asian Nations secretary general Surin Pitsuwan said the bloc should be “part of solution to the problem” that escalated in June with a bloody clash that displaced around 60,000 people, mostly Rohingya. http://southasiarevealed.com/2012/08/09/asean-mulls-assistance-myanmar-rohingya/

 

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