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Myanmar: footage reveals scorched-earth campaign against Rohingya

Government accused of systematic strategy in Rakhine state as Rohingya claim soldiers torched their homes and fired on them after to ask them to leave Satellite imagery has shown flames engulfing huge swaths of Myanmar’s Rakhine state, inspiring accusations that government forces-out are adopting a deliberate and systematic scorched-earth campaign to drive out the Rohingya Muslim minority. In addition to the satellite evidence, captured by Amnesty International, the Guardian has received video footage from Rohingya villagers fleeing their homes as they attempt to making such a behavior to Bangladesh. The…

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Outdoor World

Myanmar: footage reveals scorched-earth campaign against Rohingya

Government accused of systematic strategy in Rakhine state as Rohingya claim soldiers torched their houses and fired on them after urging them to leave Satellite imagery has shown flames engulfing huge swaths of Myanmar’s Rakhine state, inspiring accusations that government forces are adopting a deliberate and systematic scorched-earth campaign to drive out the Rohingya Muslim minority. In addition to the satellite evidence, captured by Amnesty International, the Guardian has received video footage from Rohingya villagers fleeing their homes as they attempt to make their lane to Bangladesh. The clips present…

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