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Saw De De, a medic working with the Backpack mobile clinic, said outbreaks of cholera and dysentery have hit some 50 villages in the area.
Among the cache of evidence obtained by Al Jazeera are documents that analysts say prove the Burmese government has sought to incite anti-Muslim feeling.
The incumbent Upper House MP for Gangaw Township in Magwe has touted his party’s credentials as being racist and discriminatory against Rohingya Muslims.
OPINION: Police were overwhelmingly responsible for the violent confrontation with student protestors in Letpadan, writes researcher Matthew Bugher.
A Scottish firm has been reliving the heady days of the Irrawaddy Flotilla Company with luxury river cruises.