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Myanmar’s Rohingya left behind by election gains

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PERSECUTED. A Rohingya woman washes the clothes of children at a refugee camp in Sittwe, Rakhine State, Myanmar, September 2, 2015. File photo by Nyunt Win/EPA
The United Nations says the Rohingya ‘must not be forgotten’ as Myanmar goes through a democratic transformation

YANGON, Myanmar (Mar. 2, 2016) — Myanmar’s persecuted Rohingya continue to languish in “dreadful conditions” with children dying because they are refused healthcare, the United Nations has warned, adding that the Muslim minority risked being forgotten in the afterglow of recent elections.

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