Rohingya Muslims Face Threat Of Genocide

In this Nov. 22, 2016 photo supplied by Amnesty International, Rohingya refugees cross the border into Bangladesh close to Whaikyang in Cox’s Bazar District, Southeastern Bangladesh. The actions of Myanmar’s military may constitute crimes against humanity, human rights group Amnesty International has warned, based on accounts of violence against the country’s Muslim Rohingya minority.
In this Nov. 22, 2016 photo supplied by Amnesty International, Rohingya refugees cross the border into Bangladesh close to Whaikyang in Cox's Bazar District, Southeastern Bangladesh. The actions of Myanmar's military may constitute crimes against humanity, human rights group Amnesty International has warned, based on accounts of violence against the country's Muslim Rohingya minority. Amnesty International via AP
In this Nov. 22, 2016 photo supplied by Amnesty International, Rohingya refugees cross the border into Bangladesh close to Whaikyang in Cox’s Bazar District, Southeastern Bangladesh. The actions of Myanmar’s military may constitute crimes against humanity, human rights group Amnesty International has warned, based on accounts of violence against the country’s Muslim Rohingya minority.
In this Nov. 22, 2016 photo supplied by Amnesty International, Rohingya refugees cross the border into Bangladesh close to Whaikyang in Cox's Bazar District, Southeastern Bangladesh. The actions of Myanmar's military may constitute crimes against humanity, human rights group Amnesty International has warned, based on accounts of violence against the country's Muslim Rohingya minority. Amnesty International via AP

Rohingya Muslims Face Threat Of Genocide

The Burmese government has faced allegations of state-sponsored persecution of its Rohingya Muslim minority as many have been forced to flee military operations that the government claims are aimed at counter-terrorism efforts.

The UN says it has received reports of rapes, killings and other abuses.

We discuss the risk of genocide facing the Rohingya with Azeem Ibrahim, senior fellow at the Centre for Global Policy and author of The Rohingyas: Inside Myanmar’s Hidden Genocide.