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The United Nations has said Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar are facing a "" humanitarian . Hundreds of of Rohingya have fled from Myanmar over the to Bangladesh. The UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, said the Rohingya are escaping continued from Myanmar security forces. Over 379,000 Rohingyas have fled to Bangladesh since began last month. The BBC reports that whole villages have burned down. The Myanmar denies it is targeting the Rohingya. The Rohingya are a Muslim people who live in the state of Rakhine in Myanmar. They have lived for generations, but Myanmar says they are immigrants.

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi is under to act over the Rohingya. Many people are calling for her to be stripped of her Nobel Peace Prize, which she won in . They say she cannot keep the while journalists are reporting 'ethnic ' of the Rohingya in her country. Ms Suu Kyi has not condemned the on the Rohingya. Bangladesh's Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina, has asked Myanmar to take the Rohingya back. However, the Myanmar army said Myanmar could not accept back. A spokesman said: "Rakhine (Buddhists) are our people who had long been living in Rakhine since the of their forefathers."

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