Myanmar bulldozes what is left of Rohingya Muslim villages

Myanmar bulldozes what is left of Rohingya Muslim villages

Bangkok, Feb 23 (AP/UNB) — 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 against the nation's ethnic Rohingya Muslim minority.

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