The ‘other’ refugee crisis – the plight of the Rohingya

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Guests: Shashank Bengali, David Scott Mathieson, and Richard Cockett

Today on Radio Times, we’re discuss the “other” refugee crisis – the plight of the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. We’ll take a look at the history of the Rohingya in the country, their current plight, how the election in Myanmar has impacted their status, and how they are treated as slaves in certain industries in Southeast Asia. We’ll hear from SHASHANK BENGALI, the Los Angeles Times’ South Asia correspondent, DAVID MATHIESON, the senior researcher on Burma in the Asia Division of Human Rights Watch, and RICHARD COCKETT, Asia correspondent for The Economist.

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