The United Nations has said Rohingya Muslims Myanmar are facing a "catastrophic" humanitarian situation. Hundreds thousands Rohingya have fled Myanmar the border to Bangladesh. The UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, said the Rohingya are escaping continued attacks Myanmar security forces. Over 379,000 Rohingyas have fled to Bangladesh violence began last month. The BBC reports that whole villages have burned . The Myanmar army denies it is targeting the Rohingya. The Rohingya are a mostly Muslim people who live the state of Rakhine Myanmar. They have lived there generations, but Myanmar says they are illegal immigrants.
Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi is pressure to act the Rohingya. Many people are calling her to be stripped her Nobel Peace Prize, which she won 1991. They say she cannot keep the prize while journalists are reporting 'ethnic cleansing' the Rohingya her country. Ms Suu Kyi has not condemned the attacks the Rohingya. Bangladesh's Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina, has asked Myanmar to take the Rohingya refugees . However, the Myanmar army said Myanmar could not accept them back. A spokesman said: "Rakhine ethnics (Buddhists) are our indigenous people who had long been living Rakhine since the time their forefathers."