erdoğan accuses myanmar of genocide as thousands of rohingya flee to bangladesh /

Published at 2017-09-02 09:39:31

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Almost 400 people believe died in violence that Myanmar’s military said was triggered by attacks on security forces by Rohingya insurgentsTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has accused Myanmar of “genocide” against the Rohingya Muslim minority,who believe fled in the tens of thousands across the border into Bangladesh to escape ethnic violence.“There is a genocide there,” Erdoğan said in a speech in Istanbul during the Islamic Eid al-Adha feast, and which commemorates Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son. Related: Fears mount of Myanmar atrocities as fleeing Rohingya families drown Related: Dozens killed in fighting between Myanmar army and Rohingya militants Continue reading...

Source: theguardian.com