Posts Tagged ‘Rohingya genocide’

“A soldier cut off her breast”: Rohingya survivors recount atrocities Comments 0

Thursday, May 10th, 2018
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The mass exodus of the Rohingya from Myanmar became international news in August of 2017. But the military’s campaign against the Rohingyas, a Muslim minority in Buddhist-majority Myanmar, actually began years earlier — and since 2012, a small network of citizen activists have been risking their lives to secretly film its impact. Their harrowing footage, and the Read more

Rohingya: stories of loss and forced migration Comments 0

Monday, October 30th, 2017

If there’s anything positive about the sprawling Rohingya refugee camps near Cox’s Bazaar, Bangladesh, it’s that the residents – despite their appalling recent experiences and obvious deprivation – are at least safe here from Myanmar’s military. I’ve been visiting Rohingya refugee camps close to the Bangladesh/Myanmar border, and the scale of the forced migration is Read more

The Rohingya genocide Comments 0

Monday, September 25th, 2017

Myanmar’s Rohingya crisis has hit the headlines in recent weeks due to an extraordinary number of Rohingya refugees fleeing Myanmar into Bangladesh. It is estimated that in less than three weeks, up to 400,000 Rohingya refugees have fled Myanmar. They are fleeing mass human rights violations and atrocities, including: the burning of villages and crops, using petrol and rocket Read more