Rohingya women weep on Bangladesh border
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Myanmar Rakhine: Rohingya women weep on Bangladesh border

Thousands of Muslim Rohingya families are fleeing the violence in Myanmar and have become stuck on the Bangladesh border.

Rakhine, the poorest region in Myanmar (also called Burma), is home to more than a million Rohingya, who face severe restrictions inside mainly Buddhist Myanmar.

Tensions with the majority population have been rumbling for years.

Thousands flee to Bangladesh border

  • 28 Aug 2017
  • From the section Asia
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