This episode exposes how the Myanmar government is practicing discrimination by not allowing aid into Rohingya camps.
In Rakhine State in Western Myanmar, tens of thousands of Rohingyas are barely surviving in what have been described as concentration camps.
The government is stopping aid getting to the camps, effectively leading to the starvation of many to death. The situation is aggravating.
Rohingya Muslims account for about five percent of Myanmar’s population of nearly 60 million.
They have been persecuted and have faced torture, neglect, and repression since the country’s independence in 1948.
Myanmar government and armed forces have been repeatedly criticized for failing to protect the Rohingya Muslims.