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Dispute Continues Over Death Reports in Western Burma

The Burmese government continues to reject reports that at least 24 people were killed in a violent incident involving ethnic minority Rohingyas in the country’s remote northwest earlier this month. Rights groups and news agencies have reported scores of Rohingya died in a crackdown by security forces that drew concern from the U.S. Embassy. Details remain unclear about an incident that occurred in the early morning hours of January 14. Locals say they were unfairly targeted by security...

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