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Charity car wash in aid of Rohingya refugees

A community group in Darnall are organising a charity car wash to raise funds for the Rohingya people that are fleeing Myanmar in the face of widespread killings and sectarian violence. Over half a million Rohingya men, women and children have fled the country since the violence began, according to the United Nations. Most have sought refuge in neighbouring Bangladesh. Azz Mohammed reports for Sheffield Live!

Call for action on Myanmar as thousands flee

Further protests are planned in Sheffield and around the world as the UN reports over 270,000 Rohingya muslims fleeing Myanmara amid fears of mass atrocities. Witnesses have reported seeing minority Rohingya children beheaded and civilians burnt alive at the hands of Burmese military and paramilitar forces. Sheffield Live! reporter Azz Mohammed spoke to Nasser Raouf, one of the organisers of last week’s protest and vigil.