Rohingya remain a people on the brink of obliteration

Opinion piece by BROUK President Tun Khin in Newsweek

Five years ago, on Aug. 25, 2017, the Myanmar military poured into Rakhine State where my people, the Rohingya, have lived for generations. Over the course of a few weeks, soldiers murdered, raped, and burned their way through the region, killing thousands of people and torching hundreds of villages. Close to 800,000 people fled for their lives across the border to Bangladesh. Many were my friends and family.

Five years later, it is no exaggeration to say that the Rohingya have been pushed to the brink of extinction….

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