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Around 22,000 Rohingya Have Fled Military Violence in Burma

Around 22,000 Rohingya Have Fled Military Violence in Burma in the Past Week

http://time.com/4629819/burma-rohingya-bangladesh-refugees/ About 22,000 Rohingya Muslims have crossed the border into Bangladesh after fleeing unrest in Burma in the past seven days, bringing the total number of new arrivals to more than 65,000 since the Burmese...
At least 1,500 homes were razed, according to an analysis of satellite images by Human Rights Watch.

“There Are No Homes Left”: Rohingya Tell of Rape, Fire and Death in Myanmar

Rohingya from Myanmar at a refugee camp in Teknaf, Bangladesh, in December. An estimated 65,000 Rohingya have fled across the border, according to the International Organization for Migration. Credit A.M. Ahad/Associated Press KUTUPALONG CAMP, Bangladesh...
Looted arms recovered

Teknaf Ansar Camp Attack: Looted arms recovered

The Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in Naikhongchhari upazila of Bandarban recovered a large cache of firearms arms and ammunition including five firearms and 189 bullets that were looted from an Ansar camp in Teknaf...

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Myanmar’s ‘Gravest Crimes’ Against Rohingya Demand Action, U.N. Says

GENEVA — Catching up with villagers from Min Gyi who had escaped the Myanmar Army’s assault on their homes, the soldiers first killed all...

UN inquiry: Atrocities against Rohingya ‘hard to fathom’

Rohingya refugees scuffle for relief supplies after crossing the Naf River as they flee violence in Myanmar to reach Bangladesh in Palongkhali near Ukhia...

Restore Rohingya rights to citizenship

UN fact-finding mission also calls on Myanmar to suspend verification based on 1982 law A group of UN investigators yesterday called on the Myanmar...

‘Tied to trees and raped’: UN report details Rohingya horrors

UN investigators publish report detailing evidence for accusation of genocide against Burmese military Horrific accounts of murders, rapes, torture and indiscriminate shelling allegedly committed by...

ICC opens Myanmar Rohingya crimes probe

The move could pave the way to a full investigation into Myanmar's military crackdown that has seen thousands killed and over 700,000 displaced. Last month...