Bangladesh presses Myanmar as Rohingya flee across border

Bangladesh presses Myanmar as Rohingya flee across border
 

Bangladesh has summoned the ambassador of Myanmar to express "deep concern" at a military operation that has forced thousands of minority Rohingya Muslims to flee border villages.
The foreign ministry said "desperate people" were entering from its neighbour, seeking safety and shelter.
Bangladesh has stepped up border patrols and sent many Rohingya back.
Myanmar denies reports that its soldiers have burned down villages and killed those who return.
In a statement, Bangladesh's foreign ministry said it had asked Myanmar - formerly known as Burma - to "ensure the... read more

 
23 November 2016 in World News, Views: 31
Source: BBC
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