Rohingya flee Myanmar due to hunger after atrocities

Access to Rohingya towns is severely restricted by Myanmar's government, preventing aid agencies from reaching them and resulting in warnings that a lack of food is leading to another wave of displacement.

by

    More than 500,000 Rohingya civilians crossed the border into Bangladesh since late August after a military campaign led to atrocities against the Rohingya.

    Access to Rohingya towns is severely restricted by Myanmar's government, preventing aid agencies from reaching them and leading to warnings that a lack of food is leading to another wave of displacement.

     

    Al Jazeera's Yaara Bou Melhem reports from Yangon, Myanmar.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Learn what India's parties' symbols mean by drawing them

    Learn what India's parties' symbols mean by drawing them

    More than 2,300 political parties have registered for the largest electoral exercise in the world.

    Visualising every Saudi coalition air raid on Yemen

    Visualising every Saudi coalition air raid on Yemen

    Since March 2015, Saudi Arabia and a coalition of Arab states have launched more than 19,278 air raids across Yemen.

    Why did Bush go to war in Iraq?

    Why did Bush go to war in Iraq?

    No, it wasn't because of WMDs, democracy or Iraqi oil. The real reason is much more sinister than that.