A Rohingya refugee woman waits for permission from the Bangladeshi army to continue, after crossing from Myanmar into Teknaf, Bangladesh, on October 15. Photo: Reuters

Rohingya’s desperate plight shines light on widespread ethnic discrimination across Asean

Felipe Cruvinel says Asean leaders must speak up and act on the prejudices that divide society, or risk seeing these simmering tensions turn into a humanitarian crisis, as has happened with Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims

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A Rohingya refugee woman waits for permission from the Bangladeshi army to continue, after crossing from Myanmar into Teknaf, Bangladesh, on October 15. Photo: Reuters
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