• Safi Bello

Fake photos in Myanmar army's 'True News' book on the Rohingya crisis

Reuters ---------- The grainy black-and-white photo, printed in a new book on the Rohingya crisis authored by Myanmar’s army, shows a man standing over two bodies, wielding a farming tool. “Bengalis killed local ethnics brutally”, reads the caption. The photo appears in a section of the book covering ethnic riots in Myanmar in the 1940s. The text says the image shows Buddhists murdered by Rohingya - members of a Muslim minority the book refers to as “Bengalis” to imply they are illegal immigrants. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.

Fake photos in Myanmar army's 'True News' book on the Rohingya crisis - Read More from Reuters

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