Three hundred thousand (300, 000) Rohyinga Refugees have fled from violence in Myanmar to Bangladesh in just two weeks
A TOTAL OF THREE HUNDRED THOUSAND (300, 000) ROHYINGA REFUGEES, roughly a quater of the Rohyinga population in Myanmar , have fled violence Myanmar to Bangladesh in a short space of two weeks, The Rohyinga are not entitled to citizenship rights in Myanmar.
The Rohyinga are subject to what seems to be a campaign of ethnic cleansing as they are killed and their homes and villages are razed doen with fire. However authorities deny burning down the homes of the Rohyinga as they flee and claim the Rohyinga are actually burning down their own homes as they flee Mynmar.
The Rohyinga are the most persecuted people in the world in what is said to be a concerted effort to evict them from Myanmar by authorities. The UN aid agency has run out of food and shelter to assist arriving Rohyinga refugees averaging 10,000 a day.
The arrivals are just thankful to be safe and alive even though they are facing starvation. More news to follow. By Sibusiso Ngwenya
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