Rohingya crisis a concern for the region


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  • Wednesday, 13 Sep 2017

If minority group’s suffering is ignored, the conflict may spread beyond Myanmar and Bangladesh. 

REACTING to insurgent attacks on some police outposts and an army camp on Aug 25, Myanmar security forces have unleashed a “war” of sorts against Rohingya Muslims – an ethnic minority group living for centuries in Myanmar’s Rakhine state – burning down their villages, killing their men and raping their women.

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