Felicity Wong
Aug 30, 2018

Rohingya Muslim Crisis

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In the Rakhine state of Myanmar, there has been an ongoing humanitarian crisis with the military conducting a mass deportation and extermination of the Rohingyan Muslim minority under the rule of Aung San Suu Kyi. Multiple human rights organizations have called it a genocide; while Myanmar has refused to give the UN access to the current crisis, thousands of Rohingyan refugees have witnessed the atrocities that have happened on their flight to the Burmese border. Although the Myanmar government and military have been criticized countless times, refugees are still tortured and killed every day. What are some steps that the international community can take in order to prevent the exacerbation of this crisis?

 

Sources: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/aug/27/myanmars-military-accused-of-genocide-by-damning-un-report

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