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Mensagem do presidente internacional de #MSF, Dr. Christos Christou,
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📣Imagens e histórias da guerra na Ucrânia são chocantes. O sofrimento dos civis nos lembra de padrões que testemunhamos trabalhando em zonas de conflito nos últimos 50 anos e, mais recentemente: na #Síria, no #Iraque, no #Iêmen, no #Afeganistão.
📣Esta guerra compartilha muitos dos mesmos elementos, incluindo sofrimento, tristeza e desespero.
Como em toda crise, nossos pensamentos estão com as pessoas. Nossas equipes de emergência estão trabalhando incansavelmente para tentar levar atendimento a quem mais precisa.
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Probable #FCRA violation and illegal flow of money!!

Aasif Mujtaba runs an Miles2Smiles a Sec 8 company registered in Shaheen Bagh Delhi which runs specific programmes for #Rohingyas
As per his own admission he was the organizer of Anti CAA protest at Shaheen Bagh which eventually instigated to Anti Hindu Delhi riots. Has been a vocal sympathizer for Alleged Terrorists Umar Khalid and Sharjeel Imam.
His NGO garnered funds Internationally to help the Rohingyas rebuild their settlement in Nuh, Mewat which was gutted in fire of Dec 2021. Miles 2Smiles raised funds through International Islamic Banking and Finance Network IBF Net
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Since its independence, #India has seen and largely welcomed waves of #Refugees and migrants fleeing persecution and conflict in neigbhouring nations

#WorldRefugeeDay #IndiaNarrative

@amritabhinder
@gopalkagarwal
@ajitdatta
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#Theme2021 is 'Together we heal, learn and shine'

From the refugees of #IndoPak partition who were automatically the citizens of newly independent India to recent influx due to #MyanmarCoup, #India has been following this theme since millenia

#IndiaNarrative @ipacglobal @dhume
In 1959, when @DalaiLama along with more than 100,000 followers were forced to flee #Tibet, India opened its doors for Tibetian #Refugees fleeing #ChinesePersecution

#IndiaNarrative #worldrefugeeday2021

@SFTHQ
@TibetPeople
@tibettruth
@DongguanBoy
@freetibetorg
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CJI SA Bobde led bench to shortly hear an urgent plea by a member of the Rohingya community, Mohammad Salimullah, seeking directions to release and protect over 150 Rohingya refugees reportedly “detained” in Jammu and to grant them refugee card
#Rohingya
#SupremeCourt
@pbhushan1
A Jammu based NGO, Forum for Human Rights and Social Justice has also filed an application stating that an earlier plea filed to stop the Rohingya deportation must not be entertained since the settlement of the Rohingyas in Jammu was "a part of a larger design"
#Rohingya
Advocate Prashant Bhushan: This is the Rohingya issue

CJI: Where is the ICJ judgment? We have not recieved it
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Advocate Prashant Bhushan mentions the applications filed in the #ElectoralBonds case before a CJI SA Bobde led bench

@pbhushan1 : New set bonds to be issued from April 1 for coming elections.
Bhushan: We need our case to be heard urgently. @ECISVEEP has said these bonds allow illegal funds to be diverted to shell companies.

CJI: wasn't the stay request rejected

Bhushan: No per se. Election Commission says bonds are detrimental to our democracy
CJI: We will list this next Friday

Bhushan: bonds are slated to be released on April 1

CJI: It won't be April 1 by Friday. Mr Tushar Mehta we are going to grant circulation. He says you will delay by asking time to reply

SG Mehta: You can list on Wednesday. AG will appear.
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#Update: At least 155 Rohingyas living in Jammu have been sent to HiraNagar sub jail, official sources.

#Rohingya
Reports state that these #Rohingyas have been detained US 3(2)e of the Foreigners Act. The exercise of identifying more such immigrants is still in progress. Post verification, the process of deportation will start (PTI).
Video—Rohingya being taken to Hiranagar sub Jail.

#Rohingya #Jammu
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#Birmanie Ce qu'il faut savoir sur le coup d'Etat (thread) ⬇️
C'est toute la stratégie d'engagement européenne et américaine 🇪🇺🇺🇸 qui vole en éclats - très peu de sanctions malgré le massacre des Rohingyas.

C'est aussi le pari d'Aung San Suu Kyi et ses renoncements qui s'écroule.
Min Aung Hlaing, le chef de l'armée birmane, avait annoncé qu'il respecterait les résultats des élections.

2 mois plus tard, coup d'Etat. La valeur de la parole de l'armée... Image
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Let me clarify why is it next to impossible for #Hindus to win this ongoing Ideological/ civilizational war with us #Muslims:

If the #Hindu cause is +1, #Islamic cause is -1, and 0 is neutral, then we #Muslims are fighting hard for -1 while U Hindus R aiming for just 0!..(1/12)
..Let me explain:

V #Muslims attack #Hinduism.
U #Hindus attack only Traitors & Pakistan!

V fight for #Islamic cause.
U fight for #Nationalist cause!

We #Muslims want #Sharia state.
You #Hindus want #Secular state! ...(2/12)
... V R fighting #Religious war.
U just fighting political war!

V vote on Islamic grounds.
U vote on #SabkaSathSabkaVikas

V #Muslims never raise voice for #KashmiriPandits but burn cities for #Rohingyas!
U #Hindus speak for not only KP but also for Sufis & Balochis! ..(3/12)
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Let me clarify why is it next to impossible for #Hindus to win this ongoing Ideological/ civilizational war with us #Muslims:

We #Muslims attack #Hinduism.
You #Hindus attack only Traitors & Pakistan!

We fight for #Islamic cause.
You fight for #Nationalist cause! ...(1/12)
We #Muslims want #Sharia state.
You #Hindus want #Secular state!

We fight #Religious war.
You just fight political war!

We vote on religious grounds.
You vote on #SabkaSathSabkaVikas ...(2/12)
So, If the #Hindu cause is +1, the #Islamic cause is -1, and 0 is neutral, then we #Muslims are fighting for (-1) while you Hindus are aiming for 0!

Meaning: V Muslims R fighting for purely selfish motives and U Hindus R fighting for mutually beneficial/neutral outcomes!..(3/12)
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@UNHumanRights Chief @mbachelet says #Myanmar disagrees with her office's findings on #HumanRights abuses/#violations but she renews her offer to engage with government as that's the best way to address issue. She also hopes to see women cabinet ministers after Nov 8 elections ImageImageImageImage
@UNHumanRights @mbachelet calls on #Myanmar to achieve successful & fair #elections for democratic transition by allowing all sectors of population including those living in #Rakhine #Chin #Shan to vote without discrimination. Regrets no steps taken to allow #Rohingyas to vote ImageImageImageImage
@UNHumanRights @mbachelet offers #Myanmar assistance in areas like #constitutional changes strengthening civilian/democratic control, activities to end #military impunity, new national identity based on tolerance/diversity & address statelessness to tackle #humanrights #abuses Image
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.@ASEAN @mofakr do clarify how giving an award to CEO of #KBZ bank which funded over $25mn USD to #MyanmarMilitary who in turn is responsible for serious international crimes against #Rohingyas ok? @UN FFM report already names them
How is it fine to support #Hate & #violence? 1/n ImageImage
While the #Rohingya community was massacred, forced to flew, and are still struggling to survive, #ASEAN gave an award for 'Inclusion' to one of the biggest corporate funders of Tatmadaw. Is this the kind of "support" victims should expect from Int organisations? @ASEAN 2/n
& this award is supported by @MOFAkr_eng. While the former UN Special Rapporteur to Myanmar @YangheeLeeSKKU had shown the world what happened with #Rohingya community.
@carolecadwalla @thinzashunleiyi @Asia_Foundation @asiajcoalition @amnesty @hrw @mg2411 @JohnReedwrites 3/n
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#UN IIMM head Nicholas Koumjian speaking at @FreeRoCoalition 3rd anniversary virtual forum of #Myanmar #Rohingya mass exodus saying international justice takes long time. Says "we will do what we can for eventual justice for those who suffer" from alleged #genocidal #war crimes ImageImageImage
#UN IIMM Chief Koumjian says those #Rohingyas who fled #Myanmar, cannot go home "continue to suffer everyday that they live outside their homes". Adds in his role, regardless of ethnicity, religion, "we're interested in human beings" to gather evidence of international crimes ImageImage
@ASEANMP @mpklang says "With a heavy heart", acknowledges #Rohingya mass exodus from #Myanmar continues to be "1 of the worst humanitarian crisis". Calls for travel ban, arms embargo against perpetrators in #Myanmar #Military & to keep up pressure "to stop targeted persecution" ImageImageImageImage
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On 3rd anniversary of #Rohingya exodus from #Myanmar, @OHCHRAsia urges nation to "address root causes" as it "failed to implement transparent & fully independent accountability measures for serious #HumanRights violations & possible international crimes" bangkok.ohchr.org/4668-2/
On the 1st anniversary of #Rohingya mass exodus from #Myanmar to #Bangladesh, I had visited the #refugee camps, seen them living in cramped, filthy conditions without work or systematic education. 3 years now, conditions worsened, #repatriation & negotiations practically stalled ImageImageImageImage
When brave #Myanmar citizens like @thinzashunleiyi @maung_saungkha @Thet_Swe_Win in nation speak up for #Rohingyas esp 3 years ago, they risked & still risk being targeted, labelled as traitors or anti-Myanmar. Such activists defending Rohingyas few & far between inside Myanmar
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Chilling account of alleged rape of #Rakhine woman by #Myanmar #military as she was accused of being an #ArakanArmy member. Government deems #AA #terrorists. Story cannot be independently verified. But such accounts similar to what happened to #Rohingyas arakan.news/2020/07/myanma…
International community, foreign embassies in #Myanmar have voiced concerns over conflicts between #ArakanArmy & #Myanmar #military & how military conducting "clearance operations" to weed out those deemed as #AA #terrorists. Conflicts resulted in more than 77,000 displacements ImageImage
When #Myanmar security forces conducted "clearance operations" to hunt down perpetrators in #Rakhine in 2017, many #Rohingyas accused soldiers of mass #rape & #atrocities. Many dismissed accusations as false. seattletimes.com/nation-world/m… Now, similar accounts against ethnic Rakhine.
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#Myanmar to submit 1st report to @CIJ_ICJ by this weekend 4 months after world court ruled against nation agreeing with @Gambia_MOJ #genocide did occur against #Rohingyas. But @GlobalJusticeC says response from Myanmar since "has been deeply flawed at worst & superficial at best"
@ASEANMP echoes what @GlobalJusticeC has said in that #Myanmar has not shown any "credible evidence" of "improving the situation for the #Rohingya". Adds they're still living "in #apartheid conditions". This as nation supposed to submit report to @CIJ_ICJ
aseanmp.org/2020/05/22/mya…
@ASEANMP @mpklang even questioned "how are we still at this point?" when it comes to the treatment of #Rohingyas in #Myanmar as they continue to face restrictions in movement & access to services. Member @chamnanxyz also urges @ASEAN to get Myanmar "to implement genuine reform"
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@GlobalJusticeC panel with ex-#UN Special Rapporteur @YangheeLeeSKKU, ex-#KofiAnnan Commission member @lvandenassum & #Rohingya @waiwainu on #Myanmar & #Rohingyas with Prof Lee saying she has seen "no progress" in Myanmar to address Rohingya discrimination. #Justice4Rohingya ImageImage
Prof Lee adds it's "ironic" to see what happened to the #Rohingyas in #Myanmar in 2017 and prior now being seen again against the #Rakhine #ethnic citizens as she highlights how the #military is shelling and attacking the residents there now #Justice4Rohingya Image
Prof Lee highlights how it's "entirely doubtful" that the most responsible will be held accountable" for all the alleged atrocities in #Rakhine #Myanmar. Calls for nation to "dismantle" the system of discrimination against #Rohingyas & to amend the laws, reform justice system Image
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#UN Special Rapporteur to #Myanmar @YangheeLeeSKKU assumed this role in 2014, visited the nation several times to understand #HumanRights situation there speaking up for various #ethnic groups until she was banned from 2017 as nation accused her of being biased in her assessment
#UN Special Rapporteur to #Myanmar @YangheeLeeSKKU had fought tirelessly to raise serious #HumanRights issues/violations in the country especially on the plight of #Rohingyas. She had said she'll not shy away from "calling a spade a spade" though she knew Myanmar wouldn't like it
The new #UN Special Rapporteur to #Myanmar to replace @YangheeLeeSKKU hasn't been identified yet but the successor has big shoes to fill. He/she will also need to convince Myanmar to allow visits within country & to cooperate, communicate again with the Special Rapporteur
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@CIJ_ICJ the #Hague convenes to decide on #genocide case against #Myanmar put forth by @Gambia_MOJ ImageImageImage
BREAKING: @CIJ_ICJ RULES AGAINST #MYANMAR AND IN FAVOUR OF, AGREEING WITH @Gambia_MOJ #GAMBIA ON SOME ALLEGATIONS OF #GENOCIDE AGAINST #ROHINGYAS & MYANMAR MUST IMPLEMENT SELECTED EMERGENCY MEASURES PROPOSED TO PREVENT FURTHER GENOCIDE AFTER CONSIDERATIONS FROM BOTH SIDES ImageImageImageImage
@CIJ_ICJ at the #Hague announces that on 4 emergency provisional measures proposed by @Gambia_MOJ #Gambia, the international judges all unanimously agreed #Myanmar must implement the measures like preserving all evidence related to crimes of #genocide ImageImageImageImage
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Hours before @CIJ_ICJ announces decision on whether to order #Myanmar to implement provisional measures to prevent allegations of #genocide against #Rohingyas, #UN Special Rapporteur #YangheeLee holds presser in #Dhaka #Bangladesh for her final mission as her term ends ImageImageImageImage
#UN Special Rapporteur @YangheeLeeSKKU has been denied access into #Myanmar, expressing disappointment that her last attempt to engage Myanmar also rejected. Reiterates she must "speak the truth" even though it's "not to (government) liking". Adds "not too late to change course" Image
#UN Special Rapporteur #YangheeLee calls on #Rohingya #refugees who fled #Myanmar to #Bangladesh to "not give up hope" to return home to #Rakhine. More than 700,000 Rohingyas fled after violent security crackdown in 2017
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#Chinese President #XiJinping expected in #Myanmar, his 1st visit since 2009. Number of #economic deals said to be inked. #China has huge influence from #investments to peace process on Myanmar. Nation also relies heavily on #Beijing's support on international arena like #UNSC
As international community, particularly the West, criticise #Myanmar for its actions against the #Rohingyas & how nation seems to allow its #military to operate with impunity, Myanmar has increasingly gravitated back to #China after previous Thein Sein govt opened to the West
#China President #XiJinping has met with #Myanmar President Win Myint & State Counsellor #aungsansuukyi. As developing economy, Myanmar still in real need of expertise/assistance & investments in sectors like infrastructure & energy. Pics from Myanmar govt facebook.com/81347652870008… ImageImageImageImage
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@Gambia_MOJ confirms the #Hague @CIJ_ICJ will announce decision on Jan 23 on whether #Myanmar must implement provisional measures after #Gambia filed case against Myanmar for alleged #genocide against #Rohingyas. This some 1 month after a 3-day hearing that #AungSanSuuKyi fronted ImageImageImageImage
If The #Hague @CIJ_ICJ orders #Myanmar to implement provisional measures, it's a clear indication the international judges agree with #Gambia @Gambia_MOJ that Myanmar is indeed guilty of committing #genocide against the #Rohingyas. #AungSanSuuKyi has consistently denied that ImageImageImageImage
A point to note: even if @CIJ_ICJ The #Hague judges order Myanmar to implement provisional measures to stop the alleged #genocide still ongoing against the #Rohingyas remaining in #Rakhine, #AungSanSuuKyi & government don't have to do so as court has no enforcement powers ImageImageImageImage
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I tried to connect the dots between #ShaheenBagh and #Rohingya. Few news clippings.
#ShaheenBagh and #Rohingya connection
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Morning after #AungSanSuuKyi defends #Myanmar & rejects accusations of #genocide against #Rohingyas in the #Hague @CIJ_ICJ, local media front pages plastered pic of her moment with headlines quoting her on "no genocide", don't aggravate the #Rakhine situation ImageImageImageImage
Last of 3-day @CIJ_ICJ in the #Hague on case of @Gambia_MOJ vs #Myanmar for #genocide against #Rohingyas accusations.2 nations to speak 1.5 hrs each #WeStandWithAungSanSuuKyi #WeStandWithYouAungSanSuKyi #WeStandWithDawAungSanSuuKyi trending with growing support for #AungSanSuuKyi ImageImageImageImage
Many also coming up with very creative pictures/artwork supporting #Myanmar #AungSanSuuKyi as she defends the nation's case in the #Hague & maintains country has no #genocide or #genocidal intent #WeStandWithAungSanSuuKyi #WeStandWithYouAungSanSuKyi #WeStandWithDawAungSanSuuKyi ImageImageImageImage
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