Introduction: Myanmar's Killing Fields (01:06)
Aung San Suu Kyi is accused of complacency and blocking the United Nations as the Myanmar military wages a violent campaign against the Rohingya; "Frontline" investigates.
Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh (03:37)
Reporter Evan Williams visits the world's largest refugee camp to investigate the Myanmar military's campaign against the Rohingya. Citizen activists, including "Sabo," secretly film the Rohingya's realities; the military denies abuses. (Credits)
Buddhist Rakhines vs. Muslim Rohingya (07:15)
The Myanmar government views the Rohingya as illegal immigrants. In 2012, they confine 120,000 in camps and ghettos, and impose restrictions. In 2015, Suu Kyi becomes state counselor. A Rohingya insurgency arises in 2016 and the Myanmar military begins a violent crackdown.
Government Response (05:17)
Rohingya flee from the Myanmar military. In Bangladesh, U.N. investigators gather refugee testimonies. Suu Kyi prohibits U.N. investigators in Myanmar and restricts journalist movement; satellite images reveal village destruction. Authorities try to force Rohingya to register with the government.
Military Gathering (03:10)
In August 2017, the Myanmar military amasses in northern Rakhine; commanders threaten villagers with murder if they do not sign the NVC. Buddhist Nationalists protest protection of the Rohingya; Suu Kyi denies abuses and U.N. access.
Monu Para Massacre (08:19)
Rohingya militants attack 30 police posts and an army base. Soldiers retaliate by attacking villages. Witnesses describe executions and the aftermath.
Chut Pyin Massacre (10:12)
Members of the 33rd Light Infantry attack the village; Myanmar news claims it is in response to a terrorist attack. "Sabo" films survivors seeking help in Ah Tet Nan Ya; they describe atrocities. Ahmed Hussein is compiling a record of events.
Tula Toli Massacre (06:01)
Refugees flee to Bangladesh. The Myanmar military's internal investigation concludes no atrocities occurred during the "counter-insurgency." Witnesses recall the violence and murder at Tula Toli. Satellite images refute Suu Kyi's claims that attacks had ended.
Denying the Rohingya (06:55)
The Myanmar military denies media access to northern Rakhine. Win Myat Aye denies knowledge of military operations; Gen. Min Aung Hlaing claims "unfinished business" against Bengali immigrants. Suu Kyi defends Myanmar against international criticism; she recently vowed to help refugees, but they are wary.
Credits: Myanmar's Killing Fields (01:01)
Credits: Myanmar's Killing Fields
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