Published On : Mon, Sep 11th, 2017

Rohingya violence decry reaches Nagpur, Hundreds gather to protest

Rohingya violence Nagpur protest (1)
Nagpur: Members of Minorities Democratic Party staged a protest at Samvidhan Square of Nagpur against the ongoing violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. Hundreds of people gathered on roads in support of the Rohingyas.

Myanmar is facing growing condemnation from the Muslim world over its failure to halt the violence directed toward the minority Rohingya ethnic group, amid protests across the globe.

So far, an estimated 123,600 Rohingya have fled to neighboring Bangladesh to escape escalating violence in their native Rakhine State, according to a United Nations official in Bangladesh.

The Rohingya, who are denied citizenship by Myanmar, are considered some of the most persecuted people in the world. The predominantly Buddhist country says they are Bangladeshi and Bangladesh says they’re Burmese.