Category: buffer

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Myanmar’s ethnic Rakhine learn about Rohingya-free buffer zone

Buddhist flags hang limply from bamboo poles at the entrance to Koe Tan Kauk, a “model” village for ethnic Rakhine migrants shuttled north to repopulate an area once dominated by Muslim-majority Rohingya. The new arrivals are moving to parts of Rakhine state mostly “cleared” of its Rohingya residents, whose villages were bulldozed and reduced to…