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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 »

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 »

'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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

UN suspends food aid to refugees in Myanmar - Aljazeera.com

The UN's World Food Programme (WFP) has suspended aid works in Myanmar's Rakhine State citing safety concerns, as the violence escalated with a surging death toll among the Rohingya Muslim community. In recent days, tens of thousands of Rohingya ...and more »

'The Villages are Burning Down.' Fear and Fire Send Rohingya Fleeing to Bangladesh - TIME

Attacks by insurgents. A brutal military crackdown. Thousands of villagers running for their lives. History is repeating itself in Myanmar less than a year after the emergence of a new Rohingya Muslim insurgency first threatened fragile efforts to ...and more »