New images show thousands more Rohingya Muslims fleeing large-scale violence in Myanmar. Drone footage issued by the UNHCR show people are traveling in very difficult conditions.
Just 374 Rohingya refugees have been cleared by Myanmar authorities to return to their homes from their shelters in Bangladesh. Estimates put the number of the Rohingya who have fled at 700,000.
Myanmar's army is building up bases and roads in villages formally occupied by Muslim Rohingya, according to Amnesty. The report throws into doubt Myanmar's promise to securely repatriate thousands of Rohingya refugees.
Both men have been accused of inciting violence against the country's Muslim minority. Myanmar's most prominent nationalist monk, Wirathu, was once dubbed the "Buddhist Bin Laden."
The first-ever ASEAN summit in Australia has ended. Southeast Asian nations have called on North Korea to end its nuclear program and taken a firm stance against protectionism in view of Donald Trump's trade policies.
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