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Myanmar: Who are the Rohingya? - Aljazeera.com

Why are the more than one million Rohingya in Myanmar considered the 'world's most persecuted minority'?. 5 Feb 2018. THE ROHINGYA. Where are they from? How are they persecuted? How many have fled? What does Myanmar say? What does Bangladesh say? What ...and more »

Almost 400 dead as Myanmar steps up crackdown on Rohingya militants - CBC.ca

Nearly 400 people have died in fighting that has rocked Myanmar's northwest for a week, new official data show, making it probably the deadliest bout of violence to engulf the country's Rohingya Muslim minority in decades. Around 38,000 Rohingya have ...and more »

Myanmar: UN expert urges efforts to break 'worsening cycle of violence' in Rakhine - UN News Centre

A Rohingya woman and her child at a makeshift camp outside Sittwe in Myanmar's western Rakhine State. 31 August 2017. A United Nations human rights expert has expressed alarm at the deteriorating situation in Myanmar's Rakhine State, affecting not just ...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, already ...and more »

West's partiality worsens religious divides in Myanmar - Global Times

Hundreds of people died as the conflicts between Myanmar security forces and Rohingya militias escalated into the bloodiest fighting in Rakhine state. Western public opinion immediately pointed fingers at the Myanmese government, accusing it of using ...and more »

Tens of thousands of Rohingya pour into Bangladesh amid wave of killings and arson - CBC.ca

Aid officials said relief camps were reaching full capacity as thousands of Rohingya refugees continued to pour into Bangladesh on Sunday fleeing violence in western Myanmar. Some 73,000 people have crossed the border since violence erupted Aug. 25 in ...and more »

Myanmar conflict: Fake photos inflame tension - BBC News

A recent surge in violence in the northern part of Myanmar's Rakhine state has been accompanied by a slew of misleading images being shared on social media. Photos and video purporting to be from the conflict have been circulated widely. Much of it is ...and more »

Boats Carrying Rohingya Fleeing Myanmar Sink, Killing 46 - New York Times

HONG KONG — At least 46 people believed to be Rohingya fleeing violence in western Myanmar have been found dead on the banks of a river along the boundary with Bangladesh, Bangladeshi officials said on Friday. The dead — 19 children, 18 women and 9 ...and more »

Thousands are fleeing Myanmar in terror. Where's your hashtag for Rohingya Muslims? - International Business Times UK

Don't ever believe that Buddhists are all calm and humane. Look at Aung San Suu Kyi's brutal sins. Yasmin Alibhai-Brown. By Yasmin Alibhai-Brown. Updated September 6, 2017 12:40 BST. Video. Related Videos. More videos. 01:21. Play. Mute. 0:00. /. 0:00 ...and more »

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

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan says he will bring up the issue of Rohingya Muslims at the next UN General Assembly in New York later this month. Photograph: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has accused Myanmar ...and more »