Rohingya fear returning to Myanmar after repatriation deal

Myanmar and Bangladesh have signed a deal for the repatriation of 600,000 Rohingya refugees who fled from reported military atrocities in Myanmar's Rakhine state over the last three months.

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    Myanmar and Bangladesh have signed a deal for the repatriation of 600,000 Rohingya refugees who fled from reported military atrocities in Myanmar's Rakhine state over the last three months.

    Some refugees fear returning to the country, where the United Nations say they faced "ethnic cleansing".

    Al Jazeera's Scott Heidler reports from Myanmar's largest city Yangon.


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