Fleeing Rohingya on trial in Myanmar for ‘illegal travel’

Police vehicles transport Rohingya Muslims charged with travelling illegally to a court hearing in Pathein, Ayeyarwady, Myanmar, December 11, 2019. REUTERS/Myat Thu Kyaw

PATHEIN, Myanmar (Reuters) – Dozens of Rohingya Muslims appeared in a Myanmar court on Wednesday to face charges of traveling illegally after they were arrested while fleeing apartheid-like conditions in the country’s Rakhine state. The group of 93, including 23 children, were brought to court on the same day that Myanmar’s leader, Aung San Suu […]

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