US finally breaks silence over the Rohingya Muslims plight

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US finally breaks silence over the Rohingya Muslims plight

WASHINGTON: The United States has expressed deeply concern about the crisis in Myanmar and urged authorities to allow humanitarian access to Rakhine state.                  

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said there has been serious allegations of human rights abuses including mass burnings of Rohingya villages and violence conducted by security forces.

According to the UN, more than two hundred fifty thousand Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar into Bangladesh since violence erupted last October.

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has also urged the global community to intervene to protect Myanmar 's Rohingya Muslims .

In an interview to BBC, she said we cannot be silent over displacement of hundreds of thousands of people.

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