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Amnesty: Myanmar army killed at least hundreds of Rohingya

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 03:07:35 GMT2017-10-18T03:07:35Z

BANGKOK (AP) -- Myanmar security forces killed hundreds of men, women and children during a systematic campaign to expel Rohingya Muslims, Amnesty International said in a new report Wednesday that calls for an arms embargo on the country and criminal prosecution of the perpetrators....

Arrested Myanmar photographers allowed to leave Bangladesh

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:24:55 GMT2017-10-17T14:24:55Z

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) -- Two Myanmar photojournalists who were arrested in Bangladesh last month while covering the massive influx of Rohingya Muslims from their country have been allowed to leave Bangladesh, their lawyer said Tuesday....

Rohingya refugee influx inspires Bangladeshi aid _ and worry

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 11:36:00 GMT2017-10-15T11:36:00Z

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) -- They had seen the images of Rohingya Muslim refugees arriving hungry and exhausted after traveling days without food to reach Myanmar's border with Bangladesh. They had heard the stories of gunshot wounds and midnight escapes from angry mobs and soldiers....

Myanmar envoy denies genocide against Rohingya Muslims

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 11:05:50 GMT2017-10-12T11:05:50Z

TOKYO (AP) -- Myanmar's ambassador to Japan said Thursday there is no ethnic cleansing or genocide of Rohingya Muslims in his country despite violence that has led a half million of them to flee the country....

AP PHOTOS: A Rohingya boy's struggle to reach Bangladesh

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 08:41:23 GMT2017-10-11T08:41:23Z

TEKNAF, Bangladesh (AP) -- Yosar Hossein struggles as he walks along muddy paths and flooded creeks in Bangladesh, carrying his baby sister on his back. Barefoot and still wearing his school uniform, the 7-year-old is among more than a half million Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in neighboring Myanmar....