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  • Rohingya refugees becoming Palestinians of Asia

    BANGKOK – Three years after images of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees streaming across Myanmar’s western border into Bangladesh shook the world, expectations that they will ever be repatriated are fading fast. With elections in Myanmar scheduled for November, no party that wants to…
  • The world is failing the Rohingya

    The brutality that began in Myanmar’s Rakhine state on August 25, 2017, marked a crescendo in a decades-long, state-led campaign of physical and structural violence, discriminatory policies and practices, and dehumanizing hate speech targeting the Rohingya. In just a few weeks, the Tatmadaw, as Myanmar’s…