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Myanmar: Who are the Rohingya? - Aljazeera.com

They 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, a dialect ...and more »

Burma: 400 killed amid 'massacre' of Rohingya Muslims, army says - The Independent

Almost 400 people have died in clashes between security forces and Rohingya Muslims in Burma, the country's military commander has said. The numbers, posted on the military's official Facebook page, are a sharp increase on the previously reported toll ...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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Rohingya Muslims flee as more than 2600 houses burned in Myanmar's Rakhine - Asahi Shimbun

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh--More than 2,600 houses have been burned down in Rohingya-majority areas of Myanmar's northwest in the last week, the government said on Saturday, in one of the deadliest bouts of violence involving the Muslim minority in ...and more »