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Out of the Frying Pan

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS     They are the ethnic and cultural Rodney Dangerfields of the 21st century, a people displaced from their homeland of more than six centuries two years ago, only to end up being packed into overcrowded refugee camps in a country that can barely manage to feed its own people and which has only agreed to provide them with “temporary” asylum until their government

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A People Displaced

Until the Rakhine crisis – which began in 2016 after the Myanmar Army and police launched a massive military crackdown on the predominately Muslim Rohingya following attacks on Burmese border posts by Rohingya insurgents – the majority of the million-or-so Rohingyas lived in Rakhine, along Myanmar’s western coast

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