Smoke rises from a burned house in Gawdu Zara village, northern Rakhine state, Myanmar, Sept. 7, 2017. Journalists saw new fires burning Thursday in the Myanmar village that was abandoned by the Rohingya, who fled attacks from Myanmar's armed forces after brutal attacks which included burning villages and slaughtering fleeing civilians. (AP Photo)

HRW: Myanmar Atrocities Against Rohingya Has Hallmarks Of ‘Ethnic Cleansing’

“Lawful operations against armed groups do not involve burning the local population out of their homes.”