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Rohingya who fled Myanmar recount killings, rapes, burnings

Rohingya who fled Myanmar recount killings, rapes, burnings

The Myanmar soldiers came in the morning, the young mother says. They set fire to the concrete-and-thatch homes, forcing the villagers to cluster together. When some of her neighbors tried to escape into the fields, they were shot. After that, she says, most people stopped running away. “They drove us out of our houses, men […]

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The suffering of ‘dogs’ – Rohingya kids in Myanmar

The suffering of ‘dogs’ – Rohingya kids in Myanmar

Oct 15, – The 10-year-old struggles up the hill, carrying buckets filled with rocks. Though he tries to keep a brave face in front of his friends, his eyes brim with tears. Every inch of his body aches, he says, and he feels sick and dizzy from the weight. “I hate it,” whispers Anwar Sardad. […]

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Muslim victims say Myanmar police aided attackers

Muslim victims say Myanmar police aided attackers

Oct 06, – Even as the president came to western Myanmar to urge an end to sectarian violence, security forces could not prevent Buddhist mobs from torching the homes of minority Muslims or hacking them to death, at times, unwittingly, even encouraging them. That has raised questions about the government’s ability to quench a virulent […]

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