Rushanara Ali: UK ‘impotent’ on Rohingya
Labour MP Rushanara Ali, chair of the all-party group on Burma, discusses the plight of the Rohingya.
Tom Tugendhat: Aung San Suu Kyi’s voice ‘sadly silent’ on Rohingyas
Tom Tugendhat, the new Conservative chair of the foreign affairs select committee, talks about the plight of the Rohingyas in Myanmar.
Almost 40,000 Rohingya refugees forced to flee Myanmar
Violence in Myanmar or Burma is forcing tens of thousands of people in the Rohingya Muslim minority to flee with nothing but stories of rape, murder and persecution.
Channel 4 News headlines, Fri 1 Sept
The Burmese military accused of mass murder and atrocities against Muslim Rohingyas fleeing to Bangladesh. The UN Rapporteur tells us Aung San Suu Kyi, the civilian leader, must try to stop it.
Tun Khin on the plight of the Rohingya people
Tun Khin, president of the Burmese Rohingya Organisation in the UK, discusses the plight of the Rohingya people who are fleeing violence in Myanmar.
Persecuting Burma’s minority
There are rapes – there are killings – there are human rights abuses on a daily basis: but says the UN, the persecution of Burma’s minority Rohingya people is being ignored. And it’s accused Aung San Suu Kyi’s government of a “counterproductive, even callous” approach. The scale of the crisis is sharply revealed by satellite…