Myanmar kicks Doctors Without Borders out of strife-torn state

February 28, 2014 12:21 PM

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Myanmar kicks Doctors Without Borders out of strife-torn state

YANGON, Myanmar -- Doctors Without Borders said Friday it has been expelled from Myanmar and that tens of thousands of lives are at risk. The decision came after the humanitarian group reported it treated nearly two dozen Rohingya Muslim victims of communal violence in Rakhine state, which the government has denied.

The humanitarian group said it was "deeply shocked" by Myanmar's decision to expel it after two decades of work in the country.

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