And what about Burma's resident saint, Aung San Suu Kyi, now in practice the head of a democratically elected government (although one still subject to a military veto on security matters)?
The surge of refugees - many sick or wounded - has strained the resources of aid agencies and communities already helping hundreds of thousands from previous spasms of violence in Myanmar.
Fresh violence erupted in Rakhine state almost two weeks ago when security forces launched an operation against the Rohingya.
Human rights groups and journalists have been reporting a statewide scorched-earth campaign by Myanmar security forces to kill or otherwise expel Rohingya from the country.
Hussein Mohamed and Najma Maxamed of London, UK, on behalf of the organisation said: "We have had a storm of footages and reports being validated through the media, governments, and the United Nation's inspectors such as the ex-UN Secretary General Kofi Annan, current UN investigators, Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn, BBC, Times, etc, who have all confirmed that the Myanmarian government has been persecuting and engaged in ethnic cleansing of the minority Rohingya (Rakhine State) Muslim community".
Witnesses say entire villages have been burned to the ground since Rohingya fighters launched a series of attacks on August 25, prompting the latest military-led crackdown.
In an open letter to Myanmar's leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, on Thursday evening, Tutu talks of his profound sadness at the deadly situation playing out in the Rakhine state.
Ms Suu Kyi, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate for her long struggle against military rule, has come under increasing global criticism for the plight of the Rohingya.
Western critics have accused Suu Kyi of not speaking out for the Rohingya, who have been fleeing to neighbouring Bangladesh, following an army counter-offensive against militant attacks.
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The governor activated all 7,000 members of the Florida National Guard, and 10,000 guardsmen from elsewhere were being deployed. Federal Emergency Management Agency chief Brock Long said Hurricane Irma is going to pose challenges for first responders.
A group of her fellow Nobel Peace Prize laureates called on her to do this months ago. Though she made it clear that the government needed to "take care of everybody who is in our country, whether or not they are our citizens", she also underlined that "our resources are not as complete and adequate as we would like them to be but still, we try our best and we want to make sure that everyone is entitled to the protection of the law".
Myanmar's constitution bars Suu Kyi from becoming the President in Myanmar because her sons are British, but she previously vowed to rule from "above".
The demonstration, organized by the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), saw dozens of protestors waving banners decrying the Myanmar military's ongoing crimes against Rohingya Muslims.
The UN has warned that up to 300,000 Rohingya could stream into Bangladesh as they escape what the Myanmarese authorities have chillingly termed "clearance operations". Some of their ancestors may have been brought as coolies or indentured laborers from neighboring East Bengal (today Bangladesh) by the British rulers of the region.
Modi echoed many of Myanmar's views during his visit. Many others, citing satellite footage of scorched villages in Rakhine state and countless accounts of rape and the mass murder of civilians, insist that bar has already been met.
"People were squeezing into whatever space they could find on the rickety boats".
"Every time I see the news, my heart breaks", she wrote on Twitter.
"Most managed to swim ashore, but the children were missing".
"These people are hungry, starving to death together", he said.
It's a bit like getting food poisoning from a restaurant and receiving a voucher for a free dinner at the same restaurant. But when you're not looking to take out any loans or open any lines of credit, it can be a financial lifesaver.
Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 25,733 shares in the company, valued at $2,996,350.52. A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business.
Broward County , though, should continue to see sustained tropical storm force winds and hurricane gusts for several more hours. About a third of Florida's population (about 6.5 million people) were ordered to evacuate their homes ahead of the storm .
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US President Donald Trump has said all options, including military action, are on the table to deal with the threat. He added that should the USA military unleash its might on North Korea; it would be a sad day for Pyongyang.
Chief Election Officer S B Babbar told PTI that the authorities received calls from colleges about a good number of voter turnout. For a smooth conduct of the elections, the DUSU election committee has deployed a total of 248 EVMs in all 40 morning colleges.
In essence, when there are just a few minutes before kickoff, Brady isn't thinking about the anthem one way or the other. He even stops mid-song just to yell, ' Fuck Colin Kaepernick' to the crowd while a confederate flag hangs in the back.
Georgia Power is reporting almost 1 million customers offline while Georgia EMC is now reporting almost a half-million. Channel 2's Aaron Diamant went to the Georgia Power command center in Atlanta where crews are working overtime.
It dropped, as 77 investors sold F shares while 407 reduced holdings. 128 funds opened positions while 277 raised stakes. Cetera Advisor Net Ltd Limited Liability Company stated it has 0.07% of its portfolio in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F).
The quickest, easiest way to end all of this as quickly as possible is to cup tie the player at the earliest possible moment. Liverpool return to Champions League action with a home clash against Sevilla at Anfield on Wednesday night.
It lets users attend calls, send and receive messages, check locations in maps and more without touching their iPhone handsets. The Apple Watch only allows you to answer your calls on Speakerphone, so you won't want to use this all the time.
This means that Office 365 users can now add people from outside their own company to a team. The figure was increased by 50,000 from its official launch last March.
N Carolina Officials Trying to Keep Public Vigilant on Irma
Irma weakened to a tropical storm over Florida on Monday morning, still triggering record flooding in the Jacksonville area. The storm hit Cuba Saturday morning as a Category 4 before weakening to a Category 3 with winds of 125 miles per hour .
Amgen Inc. (AMGN) Shares Sold by Lazard Asset Management LLC
Plante Moran Financial Advisors Llc bought 2,790 shares as the company's stock declined 9.68% while stock markets rallied. A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in AMGN.
North Korea must stop behaving badly
The demand contradicted the stance of their host, Russian President Vladimir Putin , who has dismissed sanctions as a solution. Nebenzia called that date "a little premature" and stressed that a military option should be "ruled out of any discussions".
Hurricanes Katia, Jose follow behind deadly Irma
Hurricane Jose , now labeled a Category 1 hurricane and likely to be upgraded , follows closely behind Irma. It was centered about 1,330 miles east of the Lesser Antilles and moving west at 14 mph.
Saints lose to Vikings in Monday Night season opener
The team has spent too much money on that facility and the fan base is too loyal to keep going with a loser at the helm. Ward, and within hours of cutting the defensive back from their roster, he signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Sarasota schools closed until Monday
Fourteen schools were used as shelters during the storm by more than 18,000 people and thousands of pets, he said. Collier County Public Schools will be closed Monday September 11th through Friday, September 15th.
Major League Baseball Announces 2018 Regular Season Schedule
Major League Baseball released its schedule for 2018, and for the first time ever, all 30 teams will be playing on Opening Day . The new format extends the length of the season by adding an additional weekend of play at the beginning of the season.
U.S. corn, soybean production up slightly from August
Department of Agriculture ( USDA ) on Tuesday released its monthly report on domestic and world agricultural supply and demand. ISA leaders will travel to China this month to meet with government officials and buyers to strengthen trade relations.