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News Myanmar: Myanmar accused of 'bulldozing' proof of crimes against Rohingya

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/02/myanmar-accused-bulldozing-proof-crimes-rohingya-180223130808023.html
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Myanmar's government has razed at least 55 villages once populated by Rohingya, destroying with them evidence of crimes against the persecuted minority, according to Human Rights Watch (HRW). Satellite images released by the rights group on Friday show ...

News Myanmar: Myanmar parliament approves $15M for Rakhine border fence

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/02/23/myanmar-parliament-approves-15m-for-rakhine-border-fence.html
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

BANGKOK – Myanmar's parliament has approved a budget of about $15 million for the construction of a fence and related projects along the border with Bangladesh in Rakhine state, from which about 700,000 members of its persecuted ethnic Rohingya Muslim ...

News Myanmar: Myanmar bulldozes Rohingya villages after 'cleansing' campaign: group

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-myanmar-rohingya-villages/myanmar-bulldozes-rohingya-villages-after-cleansing-campaign-group-idUSKCN1G70W9
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar has bulldozed at least 55 villages that were emptied of their Rohingya Muslim inhabitants during violence that began last year, Human Rights Watch said on Friday citing a review of new satellite imagery. The group said the ...

News Myanmar: Myanmar, Conservationists Collaborating to Save Wild Elephants

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/myanmar-elephants-conservation-efforts/4267482.html
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

For centuries, elephants have had a rich and proud history in Myanmar. Throughout the country’s past, the animals have been used for everything, including transportation, agriculture, construction and even warfare. For the military government that ruled ...

News Myanmar: Myanmar bulldozes remnants of Rohingya villages

News channel or source: https://www.csmonitor.com/World/Asia-South-Central/2018/0223/Myanmar-bulldozes-remnants-of-Rohingya-villages
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

February 23, 2018 Bangkok—First, their villages were burned to the ground. Now, Myanmar's government is using bulldozers to literally erase them from the earth – in a vast operation rights groups say is destroying crucial evidence of mass atrocities ...

News Myanmar: Myanmar Is Bulldozing Rohingya Villages in a Move Some Fear Is Erasing Evidence of Atrocities

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/video/peopleandplaces/myanmar-is-bulldozing-rohingya-villages-in-a-move-some-fear-is-erasing-evidence-of-atrocities/vp-BBJumIh
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Myanmar’s government is using bulldozers to literally erase villages from the earth — in a vast operation rights groups say is destroying crucial evidence of mass atrocities against the nation’s ethnic Rohingya Muslim minority.

News Myanmar: Myanmar bulldozing scores of Rohingya villages, Human Rights Watch says

News channel or source: https://news.sky.com/story/myanmar-bulldozing-scores-of-rohingya-villages-human-rights-watch-says-11263374
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Myanmar's government is bulldozing Rohingya villages and destroying precious evidence, according to a rights groups. Since late 2017, at least 55 villages in Rakhine State have been cleared of buildings and vegetation using heavy machinery, Human Rights ...

News Myanmar: Hate speech, atrocities and fake news: the crisis of democracy in Myanmar

News channel or source: https://www.ft.com/content/2003d54e-169a-11e8-9376-4a6390addb44
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Last year, as Rohingya Muslim men, women and children ran from their burning villages in Myanmar’s western Rakhine state, an alarmed world turned to the internet for news. Some looked at The Irrawaddy, a publication named after the country’s signature ...

News Myanmar: Rohingya in 'no man's land' to be sent back to Myanmar

News channel or source: https://www.cnn.com/2018/02/21/asia/rohingya-bangladesh-repatriation-intl/index.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

(CNN)Myanmar and Bangladesh have agreed to resettle as many as 6,000 Rohingyas who are trapped in "no man's land" between the two countries. Bangladesh had argued that Myanmar should take them back as they hadn't yet crossed the border after fleeing ...

News Myanmar: Myanmar bulldozes Rohingya villages in possible attempt to hide evidence of ethnic cleansing

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/myanmar-bulldozes-rohingya-villages-evidence-of-ethnic-cleansing-2018-2
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

First, their villages were burned to the ground. Now, Myanmar's government is using bulldozers to literally erase the Rohingya Muslims from the earth. Rights groups say Myanmar is destroying crucial evidence of mass atrocities against the nation's ethnic ...