The Rohingya, fleeing for their lives in Myanmar, head for Bangladesh

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The Rohingya, fleeing for their lives in Myanmar, head for Bangladesh
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Reporter: They are running for their lives, hoping to escape what they believe is certain death, risking it all to cross illegally from Myanmar into Bangladesh. We ask why are you coming here? Translator: We do not have peace in our home. So we're coming to Bangladesh. Our house was destroyed. Translator: Because we are being persecuted. We are scared. The authorities ordered us to leave our home. There have been killings. Reporter: We ask how many have been killed. Too many to count. There is no crime that the authorities have not committed. Repter: Disturbing reports emerging of a new wave of attacks unleashed by government forces in Myanmar on the rohingya, a Muslim minority considered one of the most persecuted groups in the world. Nearly 150,000 rohingya have crossed into Bangladesh since August 25th, with thousands more at the border waiting to cross. Reports of villages surrounded, homes burned to the ground, torture, executions, and rape. All the more surprising is that this is all unfolding in au ...

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