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France will work with other members of the UN Security Council for a condemnation of "this genocide which is unfolding, this ethnic cleansing", Macron said in an interview with the French TV channel TMC. He said human rights violations would be dealt with "in accordance with strict norms of justice". The Rohingya are widely reviled in the Buddhist-majority country.

Amid growing criticism over Aung San Suu Kyi's inaction to the Rohingya crisis, Unison, one of Britain's largest trade unions, has suspended an award given to her while she was a political prisoner.

The social network is a key tool in the information war taking place over violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state, which has driven more than 420,000 Rohingya Muslims from the country and sparked United Nations accusations of military-led "ethnic cleansing".

With the influx stateless Rohingya, Bangladesh allocated a land of 2,000 acres to build new settlement as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina promised to host these people until they are able to return to their homes.

Pence also spoke about how the violence in Myanmar is a ideal example of the kind of problem the United Nations should help solve.

"And now we are witnessing a historic exodus, over 400,000 Rohingya, including tens of thousands of children, have now been forced to flee from Burma to Bangladesh", Pence added.

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Turkey has been at the forefront of providing aid to Rohingya refugees.

Much of the speech appeared meant to frame the crisis as a complex internal issue and contrasted the violence - which she depicted as isolated - with the government's ongoing development agenda, specifically its efforts to deliver "peace, stability, harmony and progress" to the nation as a whole.

Britain sent back five Myanmar army officers from a training session this week, "on account of the current situation in Rakhine", Myanmar's army said on Facebook late Wednesday.

The Indian government told Parliament on August 9 that more than 14,000 Rohingyas, registered with the UNHCR, are at present staying in India.

The Rohingya, described by the United Nations as the world's most persecuted people, have faced heightened fears of attack since dozens were killed in communal violence in 2012.

According to the Commission, from the human rights angle its "intervention is appropriate" in the matter.