Myanmar’s gruesome purge of Rohingya Muslims appears unstoppable It is Asia’s most vicious ethnic cleansing campaign, a purge that has driven Rohingya Muslims screaming from their Myanmar homeland into the marshlands of Bangladesh. Now it is accelerating. Myanmar’s army, seemingly determined to rid the nation of this ethnic minority, has created a Rohingya refugee population [.
The Latest on violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state and the flood of ethnic Rohingya refugees into Bangladesh (all times local): 6 p.m. The spiritual leader of Islam's majority Sunnis has … Click to Continue »
A new wave of violence in Rakhine state of Myanmar has caused 270,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to Bangladesh. Many Rohingya end up in limbo in a series of refugee camps near the Cox's Bazar area.
Violence in Myanmar's western Rakhine state has driven thousands of ethnic Rohingya Muslims fleeing toward Bangladesh for safety, along with a smaller exodus of ethnic Rakhine Buddhists. A majority of … Click to Continue »
Myanmar is carrying out “ethnic cleansing” of Rohingya Muslims, a UN official has said, as stories of gang rape, torture and murder emerge from among the thousands who have fled to Bangladesh. Up to 30,000 members of the ethnic comm...