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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Farmers turned fighters: Rohingya militia 'bigger by the day' - Yahoo7 News

Cox's Bazar (Bangladesh) (AFP) - Mohammad Omar used to cross the border into Bangladesh to sell cigarettes but these days he has a different agenda -- restocking supplies for the fledgling Rohingya militia fighting Myanmar's security forces. New ...and more »

India's Modi to address Rohingya issue during Myanmar trip - The National

The prime minister is scheduled to discuss the deportation of the ethnic minority with Aung San Suu Kyi's government. Samanth Subramanian. September 3, 2017. Updated: September 3, 2017 02:45 PM. 0. shares. 0. shares. x. A family from the Rohingya ...and more »

Why Rohingyas need to be deported - DailyO

In the early hours of August 25, around 150 men armed with machetes, bombs and other weapons launched coordinated attacks on 24 police camps and an army base in Myanmar's Rakhine state. The night left 71 dead. It also announced to the world the ...and more »

UN chief urges restraint by Myanmar forces in Rakhine - Aljazeera.com

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned of a looming humanitarian catastrophe in western Myanmar after the killing of nearly 400 people - mostly Rohingya Muslims - in the worst outbreak of violence in years. "The secretary-general is deeply ...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 »