PBS NewsHour

Rohingya refugees flee harrowing violence in Myanmar

Clip: 09/18/2017 | 9m 54s

Hundreds of thousands of Muslim Rohingyas have fled to Bangladesh in the past three weeks after suffering violent attacks by Myanmar troops and Buddhist vigilantes. The sudden influx of Rohingyas is causing tensions with local Bengalis, who fear becoming the minority. Special correspondent Tania Rashid explains the origins of this mass exodus and how the international community is responding.

Aired: 09/18/17

Rating: NR

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