Corpus ID: 158075837

ASEAN’s role in the Rohingya refugee crisis

  title={ASEAN’s role in the Rohingya refugee crisis},
  author={Richa Shivakoti},
  journal={Forced migration review},
Myanmar’s estimated one million Rohingya, a Muslim minority group from Rakhine State, are not recognised by the Government of Myanmar as one of the country’s 135 ethnic groups, have no legal documentation and are therefore stateless. With large-scale violence against them in 2012 and 2015 by other groups in Rakhine State as well as by the government, many Rohingya have been forced into IDP camps or to neighbouring countries where they live in dire conditions. In 2016 UNHCR, the UN Refugee… Expand
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  • Political Science
  • Journal of Contemporary East Asia Studies
  • 2019
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