U.S. To Provide $185M More In Humanitarian Aid To Assist Displaced Rohingya In Myanmar, Bangladesh, Releases Report On Violence

Reuters: U.S. almost doubles aid for Rohingya in Bangladesh, Myanmar
“The United States almost doubled its aid for displaced Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh and Myanmar, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley announced on Monday as she pushed for U.N. investigators to brief the U.N. Security Council on the crisis…” (Brunnstrom/Nichols, 9/24).

TIME: U.S. Report on Rohingya Stops Short of Calling Myanmar’s ‘Coordinated’ Violence Genocide
“A U.S. government investigation concluded that Myanmar’s military orchestrated a ‘well-planned and coordinated’ campaign of violence against the country’s Rohingya minority, but stopped short of labeling the atrocities ‘genocide’ or ‘crimes against humanity’…” (Meixler, 9/25).

Wall Street Journal: U.S. Pledges Millions in Aid to Myanmar’s Rohingya as Calls for Action Get Louder
“The U.S. said it would contribute an additional $185 million in humanitarian aid to Myanmar and Bangladesh to help minority Rohingya Muslims displaced by a government campaign that a U.N. report said amounted to genocide. The Monday pledge came as diplomats met privately on the sidelines of the annual U.N. General Assembly to discuss ways to address the crisis and direct funds to critical emergency services like shelter, food, and health care…” (Fassihi, 9/25).

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