‘Ethnic Cleansing’: The Rohingya and Myanmar

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The scholars of the journal article, “The Slow-Burning Genocide of Myanmar’s Rohingya” discuss how, “since 1978, the Rohingya, a Muslim minority of Western Burma [Myanmar], have been subject to a state-sponsored process of destruction” (p.683). The Rohingya people have deep historical roots in the Rakhine State and were recognized officially both as citizens and as…