Monday, August 27, 2012
They are branded as one of the most persecuted communities in the world by the UN, yet nobody knows their name. They are the forgotten people.
In recent weeks, the escalating violence has displaced more than 90,000 Rohingya people. Villages are being burnt, people are being abducted, concentration camps are being created, women are being raped and children mercilessly killed. The persecution against the Rohingya can be described in no other terms but that of ethnic cleansing and genocide.