More than 400,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh in the past weeks. In addition to the violence in Myanmar the refugees now have to cope with monsoon rains. The growing humanitarian crisis poses a huge challenge to Bangladeshi authorities.
The number of deaths is "likely to be an underestimation," MSF said as it could not survey all refugee settlements in Bangladesh. More than 630,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar to escape violence in Rakhine State.
A pair of arrested reporters has been charged under the colonial-era Official Secrets Act, for which violations are punishable by up to 14 years in prison. Myanmar has arrested several journalists in recent months.
Myanmar's security forces may be guilty of genocide against the Rohingya minority, the UN's top human rights official said before a special session of the UN Human Rights Council. People are still fleeing their homes.
Pope Francis has so far failed to mention the Rohingya on his week-long trip to Myanmar and Bangladesh. At the Rohingya refugee camps Cox's Bazar, those familiar with the pontiff are hoping he will address their plight.
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