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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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Secret footage going back years shows the effort to kill and expel Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar. With accounts from victims and witnesses, the film examines evidence that security forces committed crimes against humanity.

Length: 54 minutes

Item#: FMK203078

Copyright date: ©2018

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