Myanmar investigators question Rohingya in Bangladesh camps

3/20/2017

An investigating team formed by Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi visited two makeshift camps in southern Bangladesh on Monday and questioned some of the thousands of Rohingya Muslims who have fled from Myanmar, alleging mistreatment by soldiers and majority Buddhists.

The Rohingya refused to show their faces to the 10 visiting investigators, fearing reprisals when they return home, said magistrate Imrul Kayes, who accompanied the team.

He said the men and women talked from behind a curtain and gave accounts of horrors they faced, including the raping of women, killing of children and burning of villages.

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