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That £300,000 a year was used to finance training classes for the country's armed forces. "Faced with the continuing violent.... and our grave concerns about the violations of international humanitarian law that are taking place, we have agreed to postpone the training sessions for the Myanmar army until there is an adequate solution to the present one.
There' been rumors that the state service burned down Rohingya towns. Myanmar's former de facto head, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, said there have been "no conflicts" in the area since September 5 and there have been no "evacuation operations" for two wars. Suu Kyi has been severely criticized by UN boss Antonio Guterres, who said she had "one last chance" to stop the army's onslaught.
On 19 September, UN Head of the United Nations, Zeid Raad Al Hussein, said that the UN peacekeeping operations were "a model example of ethnical cleansing" and demanded an end to the "cruel army operation". So how did the assault begin? Regional fighting began on 25 August, when Rohingya fighters reportedly murdered 12 men in policing missions.
It was charged to the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (Arsa). Ever since, several hundred thousand Rohingya Muslims - a stateless group in the Buddhist state of Rakhine - have escaped from Myanmar to Bangladesh near the Cox' s Bazar town. Rohingya's assertion that they are being driven out of their communities by the state army, while the state maintains that the fugitives and Islamic fighters are cremating their own houses.
Find out more about what caused the Rakhine outbreak. "Since the beginning of this whole catastrophe I have talked to Ms Suu Kyi several occasions, and it is barbarous what is going on with the Rohingya, there is no question about it. The Rakhine area is limited by the state, i.e. only travelers under state control are permitted to enter the area.
Speaking in Myanmar's Myanmar legislature on Tuesday, Ms Suu Kyi said that Rakhine would leave people in the area after a "verification process". The Rohingya Muslims are described by the Bengali Muslims and do not receive nationality or equality of opportunity from the Governmen.