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The Lady and the Rohingya

— Just days before the November 2015 general election, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi was asked how she would remedy the long-running repression of the Rohingya, a Muslim minority, if her party came to power. She replied: “There’s a Burmese saying: You have to make big problems small and small …

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Rohingya between Scylla and Charybdis

By Qutub Shah The local Rohingya have two choices where the better is bitter – either to welcome investigative delegations or to reject them – when they visits Northern Arakan to investigate the situation. If they welcome any delegation, the aftermath they have to face is quite disappointing until they risk …

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Suu Kyi Lets Maungdaw be “Rape Haven” for Military

By Qutub Shah While Rohingya women, regardless of their ages, including virgins, widows, minors, and even crones, mothers and wives are being raped or gang raped by military, border guard police and some Buddhist settlers in quite impunity, Suu Kyi has never paid attention to their screaming. These victims of sexual …

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