Returning Rohingya will not be able to reclaim land, suggest officials

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SITTWE (Myanmar): Rohingya Muslims who return to Myanmar after fleeing to Bangladesh are unlikely to be able to reclaim their land, and may find that their crops have been harvested and sold by the government, according to officials and government plans. Nearly 600,000 Muslims have crossed the border since Aug 25, when alleged Rohingya militant attacks on security posts sparked a ferocious counteroffensive by the Myanmar army. The United Nations says killings, arson and rape carried out by troops and ethnic Rakhine Buddhist mobs since late August amount to a…

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