Rohingya: The History of a Muslim Identity in Myanmar

@inproceedings{Leider2018RohingyaTH,
  title={Rohingya: The History of a Muslim Identity in Myanmar},
  author={Jacques P. Leider},
  year={2018}
}
The name Rohingya denotes an ethnoreligious identity of Muslims in North Rakhine State, Myanmar (formerly Burma). The term became part of public discourse in the late 1950s and spread widely following reports on human rights violations against Muslims in North Rakhine State during the 1990s, and again after 2012. Claims for regional Muslim autonomy emerged during World War II and led to the rise of a Rohingya ethnonationalist movement that drew on the local Muslim imaginaire, as well as… 

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