Infographics: More than half a million Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh

Published On: October 11, 2017 12:05 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

Thousands more Rohingya Muslims are fleeing to Bangladesh in a new surge of refugees driven by fears of starvation and violence denounced by the UN as ethnic cleansing. Some 519,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar since Aug 25, when attacks by Rohingya militants on police and military posts in Rakhine 
State sparked a ferocious response from Myanmar’s security forces.

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