Published on 15 Sep 2017 Sections

Exodus of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar continues

Asia Correspondent

Almost 400,000 Rohingya Muslims have now fled the violence in Myanmar in the last three weeks, including 240,000 children. Refugee camps across the border in Bangladesh are overflowing, and aid agencies fear it could get worse, warning up to a million could flee. The authorities in Myanmar say the army is fighting militants and have denied targeting civilians.Jonathan Miller has been to Shah Porir Dwip, an island between Myanmar and Bangladesh,where he witnessed the ongoing mass exodus of Rohingya refugees.