Approaching monsoon puts Rohingya refugees at higher risk, says UN

by International | 28-04-2018 | 578 views

The United Nations has expressed concern over the safety of tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims as the approaching monsoon season threatens their make-shift camps in Southern Bangladesh.The UN has sought urgent financial aid to prepare the area against floods and landslides.Thousands of Rohingya Muslims fled Myanmar, that doesn't recognize them as equal citizens, in the last few months to escape violence.Reportedly, there are over one million Rohingyas refugees staying in Bangladesh.Their ouster from Myanmar was termed a textbook example of ethnic cleansing, and rights groups called it a genocide.The country denied charges of inhumane treatment and said the military was simply responding to Rohingya violence.

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