Theresa May has strongly cursed the predicament in Myanmar which ‘looks like racial cleansing’ of Muslims.
Hundreds of thousands of refugees have poured over the limit into Bangladesh, with harrowing stories of starvation, rape and detriment of their homes.
The Rohingya people who live in western Rakhine state are a minority in the generally Buddhist nation, and are being driven out by a supervision which denies their right to citizenship.
The country’s military and ruling authorities ‘must take full responsibility’, Theresa May has said.
She described images of immature Rohingya children ’emaciated and pleading for help’ as ‘heartbreaking’.
She affianced that Britain would continue to play a ‘leading role’ to stop the assault in Rohingya villages which began in August, call some-more than 600,000 people to cranky the limit into Bangladesh.
Addressing the Lord Mayor’s Banquet at the City of London’s Guildhall, Mrs May pronounced the UK must ‘step up the efforts to respond to the unfortunate predicament of Rohingyas – brought home to us again on the TV screens so graphically today, with heart-breaking images of immature children svelte and pleading for help’.
She went on: ‘This is a major charitable predicament which looks like racial cleansing. And it is something for which the Burmese authorities – and generally the military – must take full responsibility.
‘The UK is already the largest donor in response to this crisis. And we will continue to play a heading role in bringing the general village together – operative by the UN and with informal partners to do all probable to stop this abominable and evil drop of the Rohingya people.’
Mrs May’s comments came after Live Aid founder Bob Geldof handed back his leisure of the city of Dublin in criticism at the same honour being held by Burma’s municipal personality Aung San Suu Kyi.