2018 brings no end to violence against Rohingyas

Rohingya people were still arriving here - the New Year bringing no end to the reports of violence and fears, which forced them to flee their homes in Myanmar, says the IOM on Monday. Over 2,400 Rohingyas are estimated to have arrived in Bangladesh during December 2017, with more people continuing to arrive each day as 2018 begins, according to the UN Migration Agency. A major upsurge of violence in Northern Rakhine State of Myanmar, in late August 2017 forced hundreds of thousands to flee their homes. While the number of daily arrivals has dropped significantly since the height of the influx, many of those now reaching Bangl