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UN, UK Call for Burma to Allow Humanitarian Aid into Rakhine

The U.N.’s Special Rapporteur for Human Rights to Burma is urging the government to allow foreign aid workers to return to Rakhine state. The workers were evacuated last month because of ethnic unrest, but the U.N. warns their departure has led to severe consequences for at least 140,000 displaced people living in temporary camps.   U.N. spokesperson Pierre Peron said time is running out for the 140,000 people displaced by violence who are living in camps.   "We have...

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