Is it safe - and ethical - to visit Myanmar?

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Saiua
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Is it safe - and ethical - to visit Myanmar?

Post by Saiua » Tue Sep 19, 2017 11:20 am

Travellers should keep visiting Myanmar (Burma) despite the conflict taking place in the north of the country, which has been described by the UN as having the trademarks of ethnic cleansing.

This is the view of one tour operator that says trips to the south-east Asian country are both safe and morally sound.

What is happening in Myanmar?

The Burmese military has launched an offensive against Rohingya “extremists” in Rakhine state, with many of the international community concerned Muslim civilians are being targeted in the Buddhist-majority country.

Full story: Telegraph

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