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Zeid Al-Hussein: Rights and Rohingya

zeid al-hussein: Rohingya subjected to 'dehumanizing apartheid' Amnesty International Human Rights Watch accuses Myanmar military of widespread rape Myanmar's ambassador Htin Lynn said that his government was working with Bangladesh to ensure returns of the displaced in about two months and there will be no camps, according to CBC. Zeid, who has described the campaign in the past as a textbook case of ethnic cleansing, was addressing a special session of the UN Human Rights Council called by Bangladesh, which is struggling to accommodate Rohingya who have fled. Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein, UN high commissioner for human rights, said that none of the 626,000 Rohingya who have fled violence since August should be repatriated to Myanmar unless there was robust monitoring on the ground. A woman collapses from exhaustion as Rohingya refugees arrive by a wooden boat from Myanmar on the shore of Shah Porir Dwip in Teknaf near Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh on Oct. 1. Can anyone can anyone rule out that elements of genocide may be present he told the 47-member state forum. Mohammad Ponir Hossain/Reuters He described concordant reports of acts of appalling barbarity committed against the Rohingya, including deliberately burning people to death inside their homes; murders of children and adults; indiscriminate shooting of fleeing civilians; widespread rapes of women and girls; and the burning and destruction of houses, schools, markets and mosques. ( As reported in the news.