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‘Hundreds of Rohingyas’ Killed in Myanmar Crackdown

Myanmar’s security forces have committed mass killings and gang rapes of Rohingya Muslims and burned down villages since October in a campaign that likely amounts to crimes against humanity and possibly ethnic cleansing, according to the United Nations. “The ‘area clearance operations’ have likely resulted in hundreds of deaths,” a report from the UN’s human … Continue reading ‘Hundreds of Rohingyas’ Killed in Myanmar Crackdown

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18 year old Anwar Ali lies in excruciating pain following a crash with a bus while onlookers film © Dw News / Facebook

18yo Left to Bleed to Death on Roadside in India While Onlookers Film (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

Onlookers refused to help Anwar Ali, 18, after he was struck by a bus while cycling in Koppal, southern India, about 1,800km from the capital Delhi. Local media reports that bystanders didn’t come to his aid, instead filming him on their phones. “No-one came to his help, they were making video and clicking pictures.If someone … Continue reading 18yo Left to Bleed to Death on Roadside in India While Onlookers Film (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

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‘If There’s Sugar, Ants Will Come’: Indian Politicians Blame Women for NYE ‘Mass Molestation’

A minister and an MP in India have come under fire for suggesting that it’s the way women dress that’s to blame for the mass sex attack in Bangalore on New Year’s Eve. A minister and an MP in India have come under fire for suggesting that it’s the way women dress that’s to blame … Continue reading ‘If There’s Sugar, Ants Will Come’: Indian Politicians Blame Women for NYE ‘Mass Molestation’

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India: New Year Eve ‘Mass Molestation’ in Bangalore as Police Heavily Outnumbered

Police in Bangalore, India struggled to stop a crowd of men from groping and yelling lewd remarks at women gathered to celebrate New Year’s Eve due to the sheer number of molesters involved, according to local media. The celebrations in Bangalore were attended by several thousand people with 1,500 police on duty, according to the … Continue reading India: New Year Eve ‘Mass Molestation’ in Bangalore as Police Heavily Outnumbered

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India Sends 4,000 Troops to Reopen Highway Blocked by Protesters

India’s central government sent 4,000 paramilitary personnel to the northwestern state of Manipur to reopen a highway connecting the state to its northern neighbor, Nagaland, and stop the violent protests the erection of the blockade had sparked. India dispatched 4,000 paramilitary troops to Manipur to address the blockade of Highway 2 imposed by the local … Continue reading India Sends 4,000 Troops to Reopen Highway Blocked by Protesters

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Woman Beaten with Stick in India for Resisting Sexual Assault

A woman was beaten at a marketplace in India by men who allegedly attempted to molest her. The victim of the assault has reportedly threatened to shoot herself if her attackers are not brought to justice. Video of the incident, which took place in Uttar Pradesh in India’s Mainpuri district, shows the woman in a … Continue reading Woman Beaten with Stick in India for Resisting Sexual Assault

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10yo Indian girl Stripped, Set Ablaze, Thrown in Abandoned Well for Resisting Rape Attempt

A 10-year-old schoolgirl who suffered burns to 60 percent of her body told police two unidentified men in a Jharkhand village, eastern India, poured kerosene on her, set her on fire and threw in a dried well for resisting rape. Police have registered attempted rape and murder charges against two men who are missing, and … Continue reading 10yo Indian girl Stripped, Set Ablaze, Thrown in Abandoned Well for Resisting Rape Attempt

In this Dec. 2, 2016 photo, Mohsena Begum, a Rohingya who escaped to Bangladesh from Myanmar, holds her child and sits at the entrance of a room of an unregistered refugee camp in Teknaf, near Cox's Bazar, a southern coastal district about, 296 kilometers (183 miles) south of Dhaka, Bangladesh. “They drove us out of our houses, men and women in separate lines, ordering us to keep our hands folded on the back of our heads,” says 20-year-old Mohsena Begum, her voice choking as she described what happened to the little village of Caira Fara, which had long been home to hundreds of members of Myanmar’s minority Rohingya community. In refugee camps in Bangladesh, survivors of a wave of violence that has swept Myanmar in recent weeks say government forces have targeted minority Rohingya villages, burning many to the ground, killing the innocent and raping women. (AP Photo/A.M. Ahad)

Now in Bangladesh, Rohingya Muslims Describe Rape, Murder in Myanmar

The Myanmar soldiers came in the morning, the young mother says. They set fire to the concrete-and-thatch homes, forcing the villagers to cluster together. When some of her neighbors tried to escape into the fields, they were shot. After that, she says, most people stopped running away. “They drove us out of our houses, men … Continue reading Now in Bangladesh, Rohingya Muslims Describe Rape, Murder in Myanmar