1,000s of Rohingya flee violence to Bangladesh



But hundreds held in no-man’s land on border as their villages are torched
AT LEAST 18,000 Rohingya have fl ed across the Myanmar border to Bangladesh over the past week as violence against the minority increases, the International Organisation for Migration said yesterday.
Hundreds are stranded in no-man’s-land along the border as they seek to escape a wave of collective punishment for separatist attacks.
Myanmar’s Information Ministry said yesterday that 45 improvised explosive devices were detonated and seven Rohingya villages were burned to the ground.
It claims Rohingya insurgents are... read more

 
31 August 2017 in Art & Culture, Views: 56
Source: Morning Star
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