The Predicament of the Rohingya Refugee, Between Violence and Expulsion
The Rohingya, a Muslim minority group in Myanmar, have been persecuted from their ancestral land. Most of them have taken shelter in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, where they face an uncertain terminus and no manifest hope of returning to Myanmar. The article focuses on civil rights, violence, repatriation, and underlying causes of the Rohingya persecution and explores geopolitics and economic issues from diverse outlooks in Northern Rakhine. Furthermore, the case study focuses on the Tatmadaw’s brutalities during Operation Clearance in the Rakhine State against the Rohingya refugee.
Keywords: Repatriation • Rohingya • Myanmar • Rights • Tatmadaw • Violence