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Rohingya Muslims found on boat rescued by Myanmar navy| Reuters

May 24, 2015    

ALAETHAKAW VILLAGE, Myanmar At least eight Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar were among some 200 migrants rescued from a trafficking boat by the Myanmar navy on Thursday, according to interviews conducted by Reuters, contradicting official accounts that all onboard were from Bangladesh.Myanmar portrayed the rescue operation as a proof that thousands of 'boat people' were not persecuted Rohingya from Myanmar, denying it discriminates against the minority and resisting pressure to help solve the problem.Southeast Asia is grappling with a humanitarian crisis involving thousands of people trafficked f...

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