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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 »

'We die or they die': Rohingya insurgency sparks fresh violence in Myanmar - The Guardian

The voice crackles down the phone line. Hashem, a Rohingya Muslim fighter, is getting anxious. “Nah, nah, nah, nah,” he says. His group does abduct informers, but it doesn't kill them, he claims. “Yes, it is right that sometimes we kidnap them and keep ...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 »

Fears mount of Myanmar atrocities as fleeing Rohingya families drown - The Guardian

Up to 400 people have been killed after an army and vigilante counteroffensive against Muslim insurgents in the troubled Rakhine state. Oliver Holmes and Emanuel Stoakes. Fri 1 Sep 2017 02.03 EDT First published on Fri 1 Sep 2017 00.57 EDT. Share on ...and more »

Who are the Rohingya? - Aljazeera.com

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 »

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 »

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 »

Myanmar violence: Aung San Suu Kyi under pressure as Muslim Rohingya crisis continues - Telegraph.co.uk

The foreign minister of Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim nation, flew to Myanmar for emergency talks on Sunday as the Rohingya crisis continues. The visit came as pressure mounted on leader Aung San Suu Kyi to resolve the humanitarian crisis ...and more »

Bangladesh struggles to cope with influx of Rohingya Muslim refugees fleeing brutal crackdown in Burma - The Independent

In recent days, thousands of Rohingya Muslims in Burma, have made their way to neighbouring Bangladesh, fleeing an aggressive Burmese military campaign that ravaged dozens of villages in the country's restive state of Rakhine. An official from the ...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 »