Members of Australia’s Rohingya community rally outside the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Melbourne on Thursday as they plead with the federal government to do more to end the current violence. The community is urging greater international intervention against the military attacks on the ethnic minority in Myanmar, which has killed at least 400 people and forced more than 100,000 to flee to neighbouring Bangladesh. The head of the United Nations has described the situation as at risk of becoming ethnic cleansing.

The Refugee Council of Australia has called on the federal government to consider a special resettlement program for Rohingya forcibly displaced

Continue reading…

Facebook Comments

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.