06 Oct '17, 3pm

Bangladeshi Muslim religious group call to arm Rohingya

CHITTAGONG, Bangladesh: Thousands of Islamist hardliners marched in Bangladesh's port city of Chittagong Friday (Oct 6) calling for the government to arm Rohingya Muslim refugees fleeing a crackdown in Myanmar's troubled Rakhine state. More than half a million Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh since attacks by militants belonging to the Muslim minority on Myanmar police posts sparked brutal reprisals by security forces. The refugees accuse Myanmar's army - flanked by mobs of ethnic Rakhine - of slaughtering them and burning their villages in a campaign which the United Nations says amounts to "ethnic cleansing". Myanmar's military have blamed the unrest on the Rohingya. Up to 15,000 people joined the demonstrations in Bangladesh's second largest city, police said, organised by hardline Islamist group Hefazat-e-Islam to protest against the killings of the Rohingya. "We deman...

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