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Burma state ‘volatile’ says UN

Madeleine Davies

by Madeleine Davies

Posted: 09 Nov 2012 @ 03:15

THE security situation in the western state of Rakhine, in Burma, where 89 people have been killed and 35,000 displaced in a wave of intercommunal violence over the past fortnight, remains "very, very volatile", a UN spokesman said on Monday.

Conflict between the Rakhine Buddhist and Rohingya Muslim communities flared up in June, leading the government to declare a state of emergency. Jens Laerke, of the UN Office for the ...

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