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Myanmar's 'Rohingya' Conflict

Anthony Ware and Costas Laoutides


Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims have been subject to human rights abuses, been denied citizenship, and most recently, faced ethnic cleansing. Well over half the Rohingya population who use to live in Myanmar have been displaced by violence, with over a million Rohingya refugees now sheltering in Bangladesh. This conflict has become a litmus test for change in Myanmar, a country in transition, and current assessments are far from positive. Whitewashing by the military, and a refusal by Aung San Suu Kyi's government to even use the name 'Rohingya', adds to international skepticism. This book explores ... More

Keywords: Rohingya, Rakhine, Myanmar, Ethnic cleansing, Conflict, Conflict analysis, Conflict dynamics, Intractable conflict

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780190928865
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190928865.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Anthony Ware, author
Deakin University, Melbourne

Costas Laoutides, author
Deakin University, Melbourne