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UN adopts resolution for urgent solution of Rohingya crisis


  • The resolution tabled by the Organisation of Islamic Countries and European Union was adopted on 18 Nov by a majority of 132 countries voting in favour, 9 against and 31 abstentions.
  • The resolution called for specific action on the part of Myanmar to address the root cause of the Rohingya crisis including granting them citizenship and ensuring safe and sustainable return to their homes by creating a conducive environment.
  • The resolution appreciated the government of Bangladesh for the humanitarian act of providing shelter to the displaced Rohingyas.