Mainstream media outlets are finally reporting in detail on the apparent atrocities against the Rohingya people of Rakhine province in Myanmar (Burma). The Independent reports that around 60,000 Rohingya refugees have fled to Bangladesh in just one week, in the wake of advances by the military. The New York Times, meanwhile, reports on “methodical assaults on villages, with helicopters raining down fire on civilians and front-line troops cutting off families’ escape”.
But the news keeps getting worse:
Myanmar army ‘beheading children and burning people alive’ #RohingyaGenocide #Rohingyas #Rohingya http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/09/02/rohingya-minority-beheaded-burned-alive-burma-army/# …
Rohingya minority ‘beheaded’ and ‘burned alive’ by Burma army
Fears of mass atrocities against Rohingya civilians in Burma were growing last night after eyewitness accounts emerged of children being beheaded and people burned alive. Continue reading “After 60,000 Refugees and Massacres the media report Rohingya genocide by”