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Population Screening: Military junta begins screening the population for foreigners, 200,000 Rohingya flee escaping military abuse.
More military abuse (village burning, rape, widespread looting) forces another 200,000 Rohingya to flee.
Nationality law excludes Rohingya from true citizenship, which means they can’t run for public office.
250,000 Rohingya flee forced labor and religious persecution.
A deal is made with the United Nations, so about 230,000 Rohingya are sent back to Burma.
Two-child restriction is passed for Rohingya members of the population.
Violence erupts between Arakanese Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims, more than 88 people are killed and 90,000 displaced.
Monks, issue an anti-Rohingya statement urging ethnic cleansing in vague terms. At least 125,00 Rohingya and other Muslims are displaced.
Rohingya men accused of raping a Buddhist woman. Buddhist nationalist burn Rohingya homes, displaces thousands and killing more than 280 people.
Government withdraws staff and medicine from the only hospital for Rohingya refugees in the northern Rakhine state.
Bangladesh border guard try to turn refugees back.
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