06 Oct '17, 10pm

‘More democracy’ is no quick fix for Myanmar’s Rohingya crisis https://t.co/9WOHofSTiZ

Tatamadaw soldiers patrol in Rohingya areas In recent weeks, extreme violence perpetrated by the armed forces of Myanmar (the Tatmadaw), Buddhist nationalist militias and Buddhists generally against Muslim Rohingya in the state of Rakhine has killed an estimated 1000 Rohingya and displaced 430,000. The UN has described the violence as ethnic cleansing. Everything is taking place against a background of sectarian violence that started during World War II with Aung San Suu Kyi’s father Major General Aung San, before what was then Burma’s independence from the British in 1947. The former British colony claimed its independence following World War II, during which time a significant number of Burmese served in the Bamar/Patriotic Burmese Forces (PBF) in support of the Japanese. At the same time, other ethnic minorities — including the Muslim Rohingya — remained loyal to the Br...

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Myanmar’s minority strife: https://t.co/GLeMsScKEC

Myanmar’s minority strife: https://t.co/GLeMsScKEC

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