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Myanmar's Myanmar administration used dozers to clear at least 55 Muslim communities in an operations that could crush proof of abuses against the ethnic minorities, Human Rights Watch said on Friday. DigitalGlobe's Colorado satelite photos showed the towns without structure and bush. Myanmar's Burmese police, also known as Burma, started an evacuation mission in August, sending some 700,000 Rohingya to flee to neighbouring Bangladesh.
Satelite images at the moment showed that the government burned down the vast majority of Rohingya towns. The Associated Press on Thursday said more than two tens of Rohingya Muslims now living in Bangladesh's flood camp confirm the presence of at least five collective burials in the Myanmar town of Gu Dar Pyin after the military's evacuation missions.
Myanmar's army started attacking the Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine in August after militant forces assaulted outposts. Over 650,000 Rohingya escaped to neighbouring Bangladesh and told of massive raids and murders. Myanmar: Former US ambassador to the UN, Bill Richardson, has stepped down from a consultative body in Myanmar (also known as Burma) on the Rohingya war. He has described the body as "a whitewash" and "cheerleading squad" for the Burmese army regim.
A Bangladeshi civil servant on Monday said that Bangladesh has suspended its plans to begin the repatriation of more than 680,000 Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar, also known as Burma, as the trial will not be optional. On Tuesday, Bangladesh and Myanmar concluded an accord on the refugee returns in "security and dignity".
In August, several hundred thousand Rohingya escaped to neighbouring Bangladesh after a fatal war in Rakhine state, which the UN dubbed ethnical clean-up. Right-wing extremists have demanded further investigation by Myanmar's army after it first acknowledged that 10 Rohingya Muslims were found in crowded cemeteries.
On Wednesday, in a declaration, military officers said that the Rohingya were assassinated in a retaliation raid by police and some Buddhists in the village after threatening the people. Myanmar state attorneys, also known as Burma, on Wednesday accused two Reuters press correspondents of breaching the Official Secrets Act, a 14-year jail time.
On December 12, the police detained Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo after they accused them of having collected "important classified documents" from two police officers. Police officers work in the state of Rakhine, where last year the police carried out evictions that led more than 650,000 Rohingya Muslims to Bangladesh.