“Doctors without borders” say about large-scale violence in Myanmar

“Doctors without borders” say about large-scale violence in Myanmar

They reported the death of nearly 7 thousand Muslim Rohingya people for the month.

According to the international organization “Doctors without borders” (MSF), in the period from 25 August to 24 September in Rakhine state in Myanmar have died not less than 9 thousand representatives of the ethnic Rohingya. Not less than 6,7 thousand of them, including 730 children under the age of five, were killed. The “Doctors without borders” believe that the real figures may be even higher.

According to the report of the international organization “Doctors without borders” (MSF) last month, experts conducted several surveys in refugee camps in Bangladesh to establish the number of deaths and deaths of members of ethnic Rohingya fleeing violence in Myanmar. A survey of refugees and verification of data showed, for the first month since the beginning of clashes in Myanmar died at least 9 thousand Rohingya people, of which at least 6.7 thousand were killed or tortured. The nature of the attacks on the Rohingya, according to MSF, suggests that the actions against the representatives of this nation was a planned and purposeful.

The Muslim Rohingya are an ethnic minority in Myanmar, have begun to flee to Bangladesh after August 25, the military government of Myanmar has launched anti-terrorist operation. The operation was the authorities ‘ response to a series of rebel attacks from the number of Rohingya on police stations in Myanmar. The total number of Rohingya who fled to Bangladesh from the end of August, exceeded $ 626 thousand and continues to grow. International observers and the UN have repeatedly called the actions of the military authorities of Myanmar of ethnic cleansing.