Mon, Mar 31, 2014 - Page 5 News List

Myanmar’s first census in decades bars ‘Rohingya’

AP, YANGON, Myanmar

Department of population director Khaing Khaing Soe was undeterred by threats to deny access to workers.

“We will go to every corner of the country and will conduct the census according to international standards,” she said. “We will not exclude any area.”

She also said anyone who tries to stand in the way of enumerators will be punished.

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