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Myanmar is still in chaos—but help is being turned away

Aung San Suu Kyi has been tasked with steering the country away from military rule—but on her watch minority communities face appalling violence, while the UN is barred from intervening

By Francis Wade  

Photo: Cui Xinyu/Xinhua News Agency/PA Images

In January this year the United Nations dispatched a team of investigators to the southeastern tip of Bangladesh, close to where the Naf River marks the border with Myanmar. Over the three months prior, tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims had crossed that river from Myanmar and holed up in camps and villages around the town of Teknaf. They left behind them razed…

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