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Myanmar: Who are the Rohingya? - Aljazeera.com

They are an ethnic group, majority of whom are Muslim, who have lived for centuries in the majority Buddhist Myanmar. Currently, there are about 1.1 million Rohingya who live in the Southeast Asian country. The Rohingya speak Rohingya or Ruaingga, a ...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: 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. Photo: IRIN ?Share. Print. 31 August 2017 – A United Nations human rights expert has expressed alarm at the deteriorating situation in Myanmar's ...and more »

Burma: Rohingya children 'beheaded and burned alive' as refugees continue to flood into Bangladesh to escape violence - The Independent

Rohingya children have been beheaded and civilians burned alive, according to witness testimony amid claims that Burma's military and paramilitary forces are committing "genocide" or a "pogrom" against the Muslim minority in the country's western ...and more »

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

“There is a genocide there,” Erdoğan said in a speech in Istanbul during the Islamic Eid al-Adha feast, which commemorates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son. “Those who close their eyes to this genocide perpetuated under the cover of democracy ...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 »

Open your doors to Rohingya Muslims, we'll bear their expenses: Turkey tells Bangladesh - The Express Tribune

Turkey's foreign minister has urged Bangladesh to open its doors for Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar's western Rakhine state and offered to bear their expenses. Mevlut Cavusoglu was speaking at an event held on Friday in connection with ...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 »

Exodus of Refugees Turns Fatal - Inter Press Service

Some of the Hindu women and children, from Rakhine near Kutupalong camp yesterday. Photo: Pinaki Roy. Sep 1 2017 (The Daily Star, Bangladesh) - Law enforcers rescued 19 bodies of Rohingya people, who had been fleeing violence in Myanmar, from the Bay ...and more »

Camps reach capacity as Rohingya Muslims pour into Bangladesh - DAWN.com

Myanmar's Rohingya ethnic minority use a local boat to cross a stream after crossing over to the Bangladesh side of the border near Cox's Bazar's Dakhinpara area. —AP. Aid officials said relief camps were reaching full capacity as thousands of ...and more »