At this very moment, one of the most persecuted groups on the planet is once again being ethnically cleansed by Myanmar’s military. Rohingya people are a stateless Indo-Aryan people from Rakhine State, Myanmar. Here are quick facts that everyone should know and share. -There are 1.3 million Rohingya Muslims, only 40,000 recognized by the state.
-United Nations announced over 120,000 Rohyingya people have fled to Bangladesh in the last 2 weeks.
-Many families have drowned in the process. -400,000 are estimated to be trapped in conflict zones in Northern Rakhine at this moment. -Aid groups reported rapid decrease in medical aid, while 40-50% increase in injured patients.
-Over 20,000 people are estimated to be ‘stuck’ in no man’s land between Bangladesh and Myanmar border.
-Human Rights Watch cited satellite evidence of widespread burning in at-least 10 parts of Rakhine state.
-Myanmar's military confessed to massacring only 400, however, the United Nations estimated the death toll at “around a thousand."
-Many refugees whom fled the genocide have reported seeing groups of muslims being tied then slaughtered. This is the style of this genocide. "One mother recounted in the report how her five-year-old daughter was trying to protect her from rape when a man “took out a long knife and killed her by slitting her throat” -independent UK -Image by Daily NHT