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Rohingya girl at Kutupalong camp (photo: Adnan R Amin)

The International Community seems to be unable, if not unwilling, to adequately respond to the recent escalation in Rohingya persecution. Long before this crackdown, apartheid conditions prevailed for the Muslim minority. Life as a Rohingya was characterized by denial of citizenship, disqualification from government and civil service jobs, incarceration, forced …

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Excerpt from Politics of Refugees in South Asia: Identity, Manipulation, Resistance  by Navine Murshid The “Rohingya crisis” began in 1974 when the Burmese military government took away the Rohingya’s citizenship, claiming they were economic migrants who had traveled to Myanmar during British rule. This ethnic group is thus stateless, with …