Muslim Rohingya Refugees Mark Anniversary of Myanmar Crackdown (+Video)

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Tens of thousands of Rohingya refugees gathered at the world's largest refugee camp in the city of Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh to demand justice in the one-year anniversary of Myanmar's crackdown on the Muslim minority.

Protesters demanded justice and called for international protection in their homeland.

Last year, Rohingya militants carried out a series of attacks against Myanmar security forces, leaving 12 police officers dead. It triggered a crackdown by the Myanmar military, with widespread reports of indiscriminate killings, arson, looting and rape.

According the UN, more than 700,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar as a result of the conflict.

 

 

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