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UN: Myanmar for discrimination, crimes against humanity

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Aliya Nazki in BBC Urdu “Sairbeen” covered these topics:
• Senior Myanmar military officials, including the commanders of its defense services and army, should face trial for crimes against humanity over the treatment of Rohingya minorities, Amnesty International said in a report on Tuesday.
UN Human Rights Council, said conditions were not ripe for 700,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh to go home and regretted that a memo of understanding on repatriation agreed this month between Myanmar and two UN aid agencies had not been made public.
• Three young Pakistanis were honoured on Tuesday with the Queen’s Young Leaders Awards here at the Buckingham Palace, with the UK’s Elizabeth II bestowing the accolades to the youth in a festive ceremony.
Haroon Yasin, Hassan Mujtaba Zaidi, and Mahnoor Syed are the three young Pakistanis who have made their motherland proud with their big achievement.
• When we feel tough time in life, we either complain about problems or you take matters in your own hands to improve your life. Asia Bibi, who lost her husband 35 years ago, is very brave lady from Faisalabad, Pakistan, who take decision to take matters in her own hands to improve her life.
At only age of 15 Asia Bibi got married. Unfortunately her husband died in an accident just six years after marriage. And Asia was left with the duty to raise a two-year-old boy and a one-year-old girl all on her own. But Asia Bibi never loose hope and continues her struggle. She is driving a minibus around her hometown, for the past 35 years, and making a respectable living to support herself and her family.