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The Rohingya Crisis: What Can be Done?

Rohingya refugees wait for boat to cross a canal after crossing the border through the Naf river in Teknaf, Bangladesh, on September 7, 2017. Mohammad Ponir Hossain/Reuters

September 15, 2017

Rohingya refugees wait for boat to cross a canal after crossing the border through the Naf river in Teknaf, Bangladesh, on September 7, 2017. Mohammad Ponir Hossain/Reuters
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In recent months, considerable ink and pixels have been spilled chronicling the growing humanitarian crisis in western Myanmar, and castigating the government led by Aung San Suu Kyi and the Myanmar security forces for their scorched earth policy toward Rakhine State in the west. But less has been written about possible actions that Naypyidaw, and outside actors, can take. In my new piece for Aspenia, I outline some potential immediate steps that could help stem the crisis. The piece can be read here.

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