Camps built on destroyed Rohingya villages
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Myanmar camps built on destroyed Rohingya villages

Two years after more than 700,000 Muslim Rohingya fled from a savage military operation, they remain stuck in overcrowded camps in Bangladesh. A second attempt to start repatriating the refugees failed last month.

The government of Myanmar says it is committed to bringing them back, and recently brought a group of journalists to northern Rakhine state, which is usually off-limits, to see their preparations.

However, our correspondent Jonathan Head was able to find evidence that, far from welcoming the Rohingya back, the authorities In Rakhine state have been erasing all trace of their villages.

  • 10 Sep 2019
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