Rohingya: Victims of a Great Game East

  title={Rohingya: Victims of a Great Game East},
  author={C. Christine Fair},
  journal={The Washington Quarterly},
  pages={63 - 85}
  • C. C. Fair
  • Published 3 July 2018
  • Political Science
  • The Washington Quarterly
In the vulnerable southeastern Bangladeshi city, Cox’s Bazar, an estimated 1 million Rohingyas languish in spartan refugee camps following brutal ethnic cleansing from their homes in Rakhine, a state over the border in western Myanmar (see Figure 1). This was not the first—nor likely to be the last—catastrophe to fall upon the Rohingya, but it has been the most devastating since anti-Rohingya violence in the country began escalating in the early 1990s. Since independence from the British in… 
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