Rohingya villages 'destroyed' in Myanmar, images show

Rohingya villages 'destroyed' in Myanmar, images show
 

More than 1,200 homes have been razed in villages inhabited by Myanmar's Muslim Rohingya minority in the past six weeks, Human Rights Watch says.
The group has released a batch of new satellite images that it says show 820 structures were destroyed between 10-18 November.
The military is conducting security operations in Rakhine but the government denies it is razing homes.
The Rohingya are one of the world's most persecuted minority groups.
The BBC cannot independently verify the extent of destruction in Rohingya villages as the government has blocked international journalists from... read more

 
21 November 2016 in World News, Views: 40
Source: BBC
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