Rohingya Muslims say they have been abandoned by their husbands after telling them they were raped by government soldiers.Women and girls have accused soldiers and police officers of rape and sexual assault during months of violence between Muslims and Buddhists in Burma.The video shows what appears to be a kitchen deserter riding a scooter and that’s pretty much all that needs to be said. YANGON, Myanmar -- A court in Myanmar sentenced a self-styled exorcist to death on Tuesday for killing three children during a ritual he carried out after telling their parents their offspring were possessed by evil spirits.She also said the government prevented her from visiting several areas in Rakhine state and in the north where there is armed conflict."The general situation for the Rohingya has hardly improved since my last visit in January, and has become further complicated in the north of Rakhine," she said.The officer, contacted by phone, declined to give his name.Superstition and belief in spirits is common in Myanmar, especially in rural villages in the Buddhist-dominated country.
But the scale of this crisis means that much more help is needed.
The poem by Rudyard Kipling is written through the eyes of a retired British serviceman in Burma, also known as Myanmar, which Britain colonised for more than a century.
The Guardian, reporting on the footage due to be broadcast by Channel 4, said the British ambassador Andrew Patrick stopped Mr Johnson mid-flow, and before he recited the line “Bloomin’ idol made o’ mud/ Wot they called the Great Gawd Budd” – a reference to Buddha.
Foreign secretary Boris Johnson has reportedly been caught on camera part-reciting a colonial poem in a Burmese temple before being stopped by an ambassador.
Mr Johnson was said to have begun quoting the opening lines of Mandalay during a visit to the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon, the capital of Burma.