Martin Griffiths warned that without an end to violence and a peaceful resolution of Myanmar’s crisis, this number will only rise.
Aun San Suu Kyi faces three years in jail if found guilty for allegedly flouting coronavirus rules during the 2020 elections.
Since Feb. 1, he said, hundreds of thousands of people have been forced to flee their homes due to violence across the country, and 223,000 people remain internally displaced.
About 150 people from Myanmar’s Chin State have fled to Mizoram over the past few days in the face of airstrikes.
Some 150 people from Myanmar’s Chin State fled to Mizoram over the past few days in the face of the airstrikes.
The admission process followed a circular, issued by the School Education Director James Lalrinchhana, which said kids belonging to disadvantaged communities have the right to education.
The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) on Thursday had said that in Myanmar, as of last week, approximately 60,700 women, children and men have been internally displaced.
"I call on the Myanmar authorities to suspend military activities and violence and uphold the rule of law," he said in a press conference.
Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International deplored the council's failure to speak out on the violence in western Rakhine state as the top UN body prepared to hold a closed-door session on Wednesday