Rohingya refugees stranded after violence

UN says 100,000 Rohingya still living in camps in Myanmar after villages were destroyed in July.

    In Myanmar, tens of thousands of Rohingya refugees remain stranded in squalid camps after violence left their homes destroyed.

    Myanmar's government estimated at least 70,000 people had been displaced by fighting in Rakhine state in July. 

    The unrest began after a Buddhist Rakhine woman was raped and killed in May, allegedly by three Muslim Rohingya men.

    The UN says more than 100,000 Rohingya refugees are living in camps near the state capital Sittwe after their villages were destroyed.

    Al Jazeera's Wayne Hay reports from Sittwe, Myanmar.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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