Rohingya crisis: Myanmar bans workers going to Malaysia

By Al Jazeera

Myanmar has banned workers from going to Muslim-majority Malaysia as relations sour between the neighbours over a bloody military crackdown on the Buddhist country’s Rohingya minority.

The move came after Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak lashed out at Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi for allowing “genocide” on her watch during a rally on Sunday in Kuala Lumpur that drew thousands of people.

The crowds were protesting against a military crackdown in Myanmar’s western Rakhine state that has pushed more than 20,000 Rohingya Muslims into Bangladesh.

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