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ON THE SCENE: Displaced Muslim Minority in Myanmar Faces Stark Choice in Dire Camp Conditions

In this crowded, noisy camp a few kilometers north of the port city of Sittwe, police guard the entrance and exit, controlling anyone trying to enter as well as those trying to leave. A single road goes past the impoverished Dar Pang camp, where 958 Rohingya Muslim families live. Several other villages of displaced Rohingya butt up to the camp, pushing the population upwards of 10,000 people. Wilderness surrounds the villages of thatched-roof huts. Police and checkpoints are...

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