Rohingya refugees near Gaw Du Thar Ya village in Maungdaw, in northern Rakhine, waiting to cross the border to Bangladesh. The writer says that dismissing the Rohingya as Bengalis squatting on Myanmar soil, as the Myanmar authorities are wont to do,
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Rohingya refugees near Gaw Du Thar Ya village in Maungdaw, in northern Rakhine, waiting to cross the border to Bangladesh. The writer says that dismissing the Rohingya as Bengalis squatting on Myanmar soil, as the Myanmar authorities are wont to do, will not resolve anything. The Rohingya have been inhabitants of Rakhine for generations and cannot be wished away.
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PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE