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Pictures show how the Rohingya are murdered and compelled to escape from Myanmar.
Since August, more than 600,000 Rohingya Muslims have escaped from Myanmar to Bangladesh. Rohingya, who are living in Rakhine in Buddhist Myanmar, have been in the land since the eighth cent. The Rohingya have been persecuted for many years, but the Rohingya suffered a dramatic deterioration in August when the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army - a rebellious group of Rohingya - assaulted a policeman and murdered more than 10 policemen.
The Myanmar military has since demolished more than 288 Rohingya communities, violated and murdered their inhabitants and sent others to Bangladesh. Myanmar is denying the accusations and insists that it fights terror and that the Rohingya burn their own victims. In the following pictures and video you can see what the Rohingya are going through.
The Rohingya often tell similar stories: Myanmar police invaded and assaulted their communities. Many times they say that Burma's police have begun to shoot Rohingya village dwellers at random, hit and kill them and even violate them. According to reports, Burma's police have burnt some of the Rohingya corpses to conceal the document. Myanmar troops were also charged with setting the village on fire.
Although Myanmar claims without proof that the Rohingya are setting their own communities on fire, this BBC reporter came across a group of Rahkine people, mainly Buddhists, who seemed to have burned down a Moslem settlement in September. In fact, one of the group even confessed to torching the town with the help of the Myanmar P.D.
Rohingya's last barrier is the Naf River between Myanmar and Bangladesh, which can be more than a nag. Most Rohingya babies reach Bangladesh alone after being segregated from their families or after seeing them washed up. Below is a brief clip of some of these kids who tell their story.
More than 800,000 people are now in the Kutupalong refugee camps in Bangladesh, which can be seen in the following film. A number of incidents of brutality have been reported in the camps, among them polluted potable waters, dermatological problems and child labourers who were compelled to work for little money and were even exposed to bodily and sexually assaults.