Myanmar 'militarising' Rohingya villages in Rakhine, says Amnesty

Myanmar 'militarising' Rohingya villages in Rakhine, says Amnesty
 

Myanmar is conducting a "military land grab" on land in Rakhine state where Rohingya once lived, a new report from Amnesty International alleges.
Citing satellite images and witnesses, the rights group says villages have been bulldozed to make way for new infrastructure since January.
An Amnesty spokesperson said it was a "military land grab" which was removing evidence of crimes against Rohingya.
The government of Myanmar has yet to respond to the report.
It has previously asked for "clear evidence" to support allegations from the UN that it may have carried... read more

 
12 March 2018 in World News, Views: 45
Source: BBC
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