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MAY 15, 2013 - The Guardian

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Distrustful Rohingya dig in as Burma braces for cyclone Mahasen

Evacuation of 140,000 from makeshift camps vulnerable to flooding at risk as minority Rahkine Buddhists refuse to moveA massive evacuation to clear low-lying camps ahead of a cyclone has run into a potentially deadly snag: many members of the displaced Rohingya minority living in the camps have refused to leave, distrustful of Burmese authorities.About 140,000 people, mostly Rohingya, have been living in cramped tents and makeshift shelters in Rakhine state since last year, when two outbreaks of sectarian violence between the Muslim minority and ethnic Rahkine Buddhists forced many from ... Read More

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