“There We Are Nothing, Here We Are Nothing!”—The Enduring Effects of the Rohingya Genocide

  title={“There We Are Nothing, Here We Are Nothing!”—The Enduring Effects of the Rohingya Genocide},
  author={Melanie O’Brien and Gerhard Hoffstaedter},
  journal={The Social Sciences},
Debates continue as to whether crimes committed against the Rohingya in Myanmar amount to genocide. This article will address this question, framed in the broad context of the Rohingya victimisation in Myanmar, but also the narrow context of the Rohingya refugee lived experience in Malaysia. The authors contend that the Rohingya are victims of genocide, and this is in part evidenced by the destruction of the Rohingya culture, including through assimilation (and therefore loss of group identity… Expand
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