Myanmar’s de Facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi is to miss next week’s UN general assembly debate as criticism of her handling of the Rohingya crisis grows.

Reports say some 370,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled Rakhine state for Bangladesh since the outbreak of violence last month as the whole villages have been burned down.

The government has been accused by the UN of ethnic cleansing.

Meanwhile, Myanmar’s military says it is fighting Rohingya militants and denies reports that it is targeting civilians.

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