India asks Myanmar to handle situation in Rakhine state with 'maturity'

India asks Myanmar to handle situation in Rakhine state with 'maturity'

The International Crisis Group, a Brussels-based think tank, said in a report on "Buddhism and Politics in Myanmar" that the crisis triggered by Rohingya insurgent attacks on police posts and massive retaliation by the army has boosted anti-Muslim sentiment nationwide, opening the possibility of even more religious violence.

According to the sources, High Commissoner Syed Muazzem Ali said Bangladesh is facing many problems due to Rohingya Muslims as they are fleeing Myanmar to escape escalating violence in their Rakhine State.

As landmines are being placed in the path of the hungry, homeless Rohingya refugees along the Myanmar border, aid groups are struggling to help as many as 146,000 Rohingyas managing to arrive in Bangladesh.

In some areas, Arsa militants seemed to have been operating without opposition.

ARSA do not have the capacity to defeat Myanmar's well-armed forces in conventional terms.

About 300,000 Rohingyas are said to have fled Rakhine and sought shelter across the border in Bangladesh in the weeks since the fresh violence.

The government had invited the Red Cross to assist them, he said. "The army over there killed them", he said, adding that he heard the news from another nephew who is still alive.

Rights monitors and fleeing Rohingya say the army and Rakhine Buddhist vigilantes have mounted a campaign of arson aimed at driving out the Muslim population, Reuters stated.

The front man is Ata Ullah, a charismatic commander who lambasts Myanmar's treatment of the Rohingya in videos and English written statements circulated on their active Twitter account (@ARSA_Official).

Observers suggest the rebels are too weak to seriously challenge the Myanmar armed forces.

In a report, United Nations investigators said the human rights violations constituted crimes against humanity.

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Myanmar's troops and police have once again been accused of the rape and murder of Rohingya civilians as well as burning down their villages. "People are attacked, killed, tortured or forced to leave their homes simply because they are Muslim, not Buddhist".

The Rohingya have always been subjected to discrimination in Buddhist-majority Myanmar, which denies them citizenship and regards them as illegal immigrants from Bangladesh, even if they have lived in the country for generations. A lot of them are illiterate.

Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu has called on Aung San Suu Kyi to end military-led operations against Myanmar's Rohingya minority.

In the past few days, the first Rohingya from Rathedaung, 25 miles (40km) from the Naf river, have begun to cross into Bangladesh.

"The situation in Rakhine has been such since many decades".

Rohingya scuffle to get aid material from local volunteers at Kutupalong, Bangladesh, Friday, Sept. 8, 2017.

"There are about 3,600 Rohingyas, who are UNHCR card holders".

"We need deep tube wells so that there is clean water and people can clean themselves". "I have nothing left", he said. From the top he can see the smoke still billowing from the village in Myanmar that he fled from on 25 August.

Within the camps "we are trying our best, but it is very hard because every day we are seeing new arrivals" with nowhere to go. International Community must ACT NOW.

"We learnt from the injured survivor that they were four of them".