Persecuted in Myanmar, 21 thousand Rohingyas fled to Bangladesh

Muslim Rohingya mengungsi di Bangladesh. ©REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain
Rohingya displaced in Bangladesh. © REUTERS / Mohammad Hossain Ponir
A total of 21 thousand citizens of Rohingyas fled to Bangladesh, to avoid fighting in Myanmar. Their departure from the country formerly Burma weekly basis increases.International Organization for Refugees (IOM) states, the estimated time of Rohingyas fled to Bangladesh between October 9 to December 2."From an estimate, a total of 21 thousand Rohingya in Cox Bazar arrive between October 9 to December 2," said immigrant groups concerned as quoted by The Independent, Tuesday (6/12).The Myanmar government itself criticized media coverage of violence against the Rohingya. The reason, they received a protest from UN officials in Bangladesh said the country do the 'ethnic cleansing'.UN Human Rights Council said the Rohingyas are victims of 'crimes against humanity'."Myanmar has failed in protecting its citizens, as well as recommendations of the UN Human Rights office," said the UN Human Rights Council.Even at the weekend, Prime Minister of Malaysia Najib Razak led a rally in the country against the action of 'genocide' in the minority Rohingya Muslims."Enough (Myanmar) commit genocide on the Rohingya," said Najib in the protests.Malaysia is the only country in ASEAN are on protests and harsh criticism against Myanmar over Rohingya this case. In addition to massive protests, the country even wanted to resign from the football competition of Southeast Asia (AFF) and ask ASEAN to consider the membership of Myanmar.
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