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Farmers turned fighters: Rohingya militia 'bigger by the day' - Yahoo7 News

Cox's Bazar (Bangladesh) (AFP) - Mohammad Omar used to cross the border into Bangladesh to sell cigarettes but these days he has a different agenda -- restocking supplies for the fledgling Rohingya militia fighting Myanmar's security forces. New ...and more »

Who are the Rohingya? -

The Rohingya are an ethnic group, the majority of whom are Muslim, who have lived for centuries in the majority Buddhist Myanmar. Currently, there are about 1.1 million Rohingya in the Southeast Asian country. The Rohingya speak Rohingya or Ruaingga, ...and more »

Desperate Rohingya Flee Myanmar on Trail of Suffering: 'It Is All Gone' - New York Times

REZU AMTALI, Bangladesh — They stumble down muddy ravines and flooded creeks through miles of hills and jungle in Bangladesh, and thousands more come each day, in a line stretching to the monsoon-darkened horizon. Some are gaunt and spent, ...and more »

Villagers slaughtered in Myanmar 'massacre', reports of women and children among more than 100 dead - ABC Online

There are reports scores of Muslim Rohingyas — including women and children — have been killed by Myanmar security forces and Buddhist vigilantes in a surge of ethnic violence. Key points: Two sources report on mass killings in the village of Chut ...and more »

Erdoğan accuses Myanmar of 'genocide' as thousands of Rohingya flee to Bangladesh - The Guardian

Almost 400 people have died in violence that Myanmar's military said was triggered by attacks on security forces by Rohingya insurgents. Agencies. Sat 2 Sep 2017 02.39 EDT First published on Fri 1 Sep 2017 23.39 EDT. Share on Facebook · Share on ...and more »

Thousands of Rohingya flee Myanmar amid tales of ethnic cleansing - The Guardian

Huge influx of refugees expected to arrive in Bangladesh in coming days, with accusations of genocide in Rakhine state. Jacob Judah on the Myanmar border. Sat 2 Sep 2017 16.00 EDT Last modified on Fri 1 Dec 2017 21.47 EST. Share on Facebook · Share ...and more »

Obama's Myanmar legacy in trouble and it's not Trump's fault - The Times of Israel

With some 400 Rohingya Muslims killed in fighting over past week, the fledgling democracy, also known as Burma, is under strain. By Matthew Pennington 2 September 2017, 4:22 pm 5 Edit · Facebook · Twitter · email; Print; 403 shares. Broken dishes can ...and more »

Rohingya Muslims flee after more than 2600 houses were burned down in their Myanmar community - Business Insider Nordic

The conflict between the Rohingya, a Muslim minority in Myanmar, and Myanmar officials spilled over last week when more than 2,600 houses were burned down in northwest Myanmar, a Rohingya-majority area, according to Myanmar's government.and more »

Burma: Satellite Images Show Massive Fire Destruction - Human Rights Watch

Satellite imagery © DigitalGlobe 2017 (New York) – New satellite imagery shows several hundred buildings burned in Burma's Rakhine State, Human Rights Watch said today. Imagery from the Rohingya Muslim village of Chein Khar Li in Rathedaung ...and more »

UN chief urges restraint by Myanmar forces in Rakhine -

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned of a looming humanitarian catastrophe in western Myanmar after the killing of nearly 400 people - mostly Rohingya Muslims - in the worst outbreak of violence in years. "The secretary-general is deeply ...and more »