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Bangladesh-Myanmar Border: Official Statistics and Official Refugees

bangladesh-myanmar border: The contrast could not be more striking with what is happening with the Rohingya at the Bangladesh-Myanmar border, according to The Chronicle Herald. Consider the facts an exodus more than 600,000 official refugees, an estimate that does not include countless families who have fled under the radar and have not been captured by official statistics. Many Canadians were busy with the purchases of gifts and the preparations of delicious meals and had heartwarming family reunions during this Christmas week. All these refugees have escaped into Bangladesh from the hell of ethnic cleansing in Myanmar where they used to live. Most fled with nothing but their clothes and had to risk their lives to cross the river between the two countries. Many have had family members raped and killed by soldiers in the Myanmar army and their houses burnt to the ground. ( As reported in the news.