At Least 123K Rohingya Flee Myanmar Government Violence, U.N. Says; Aid Agencies Blocked From Accessing Rakhine State
New York Times: Desperate Rohingya Flee Myanmar Crackdown in Growing Numbers, U.N. Says
“At least 123,000 Rohingya have fled from western Myanmar into neighboring Bangladesh since late last month, the United Nations said on Tuesday, as a military crackdown has destroyed villages and killed hundreds. … Aid agencies say the [Myanmar] government has continued to block their access to Rakhine State, increasing the risk to people of all ethnic groups fleeing the violence…” (Ramzy, 9/5).
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