Rohingya refugees wait for food to be distributed by the Bangladesh army at the Balukhali refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar. With Bangladesh already hosting tens of thousands of Rohingya who have fled Myanmar over the years, this latest wave poses significant risks not only to Bangladesh, but to the region as a whole. Photo: AFP

Myanmar must accept the Rohingya Muslims as its own

Syed Munir Khasru says it is unrealistic for the Myanmar government to insist, in spite of the historical evidence to the contrary, that the Rohingya have no ancestral ties to Myanmar

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Rohingya refugees wait for food to be distributed by the Bangladesh army at the Balukhali refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar. With Bangladesh already hosting tens of thousands of Rohingya who have fled Myanmar over the years, this latest wave poses significant risks not only to Bangladesh, but to the region as a whole. Photo: AFP
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