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    Myanmar’s Annual Rohingya Exodus Placed on Holdi
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    Katrina Kaufman
    January 23, 2016 9:08 PM
    It is “sailing season” in Myanmar, a time when thousands of persecuted Rohingya Muslims have typically taken to the seas in pursuit of better lives abroad. But this year is different. Government crackdowns on human traffickers and a historic election have many people cautiously optimistic that the situation for the Rohingya may finally improve. VOA's Katrina Kaufman reports.

    Myanmar’s Annual Rohingya Exodus Placed on Hold

    Published January 23, 2016

    It is “sailing season” in Myanmar, a time when thousands of persecuted Rohingya Muslims have typically taken to the seas in pursuit of better lives abroad. But this year is different. Government crackdowns on human traffickers and a historic election have many people cautiously optimistic that the situation for the Rohingya may finally improve. VOA's Katrina Kaufman reports.


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