Hasina to plead for global help

- AFP, DHAKA

Sep 17, 2017-

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina headed for the UN General Assembly on Saturday to plead for global help coping with the Rohingya crisis as conditions worsen for about 400,000 refugees who have fled a crackdown in Myanmar. The prime minister left a day after her government summoned the Myanmar ambassador for the third time to protest over its neighbour’s actions. Her office said Hasina would demand more pressure on Myanmar during talks in New York. Bangladesh has been overwhelmed by Rohingya Muslims since violence erupted in Buddhist-dominated Myanmar’s Rakhine state on 

August 25. (AFP)

 

 

Published: 17-09-2017 09:03

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