The UN has described the treatment of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar as "ethnic cleansing", with more than 500,000 fleeing into Bangladesh.Read the full story ›
- Video report by ITV News Correspondent Dan Rivers
Of the million or so Rohingya Muslims who have lived in Myanmar, or Burma as it used to be, well over half have now fled for their lives.
The United Nations put that figure at 582,000, with 20,000 fleeing in the past three days.
Attacks by the Myanmar military have created the fastest growing refugee crisis in the world.
The UN has described the treatment of the Rohingya in Myanmar as "ethnic cleansing" with more than 500,000 fleeing into Bangladesh.Read the full story ›
Twenty-three deaths have been confirmed and another 40 people are missing presumed drowned, according to the UN refugee agency.Read the full story ›
The UN has described the treatment of Myanmar's Rohingya as "ethnic cleansing" with an estimated 400,000 fleeing into Bangladesh.Read the full story ›
Nearly 400,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar - an estimated 60 percent of them are children.Read the full story ›
The UN secretary general is calling on authorities to end the violence against Rohingya Muslims as one third of the population flees.Read the full story ›
Violence faced by the Rohingya in Myanmar 'seems a textbook example of ethnic cleansing', the United Nations human rights chief has said.Read the full story ›
Refugees have described being shot at indiscriminately, the stabbing of civilians and being ordered to abandon their homes or be killed.Read the full story ›