The government of Myanmar has arrested four police officers in connection with a video making rounds on social media that appears to show police beating unarmed Rohingya men.
Leaders of the the Rohingya Muslim insurgent group behind two recent deadly attacks in Myanmar have links to Saudi Arabia and Pakistan, a new report by the International Crisis Group (ICG) revealed, sparking fears of further radicalization if the government fails to diffuse the ongoing violence.
A new wave of attacks on Myanmar’s Rohingya left hundreds of buildings destroyed and forced people flee across the border to Bangladesh, aid workers reported. Satellite images collected by Human Rights Watch reveal the speed of the destruction believed to be caused by government-backed forces.
Hundreds of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar crossed the border to Bangladesh over the weekend and on Monday, aid workers said, seeking shelter from escalating violence in the northwest that has killed at least 86 people and displaced some 30,000.
Humanitarian agencies are pleading with the government of Myanmar to let them help the displaced people of strife-torn Rakhine state, where a recent severe military crackdown has prevented the delivery of aid.
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This short report from Al Jazeera provides further information about the ethnic conflict that has lead to the displacement of the Rohingya and how the refugees are living in tents and rely upon food aid.