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Asean must act fast, first to save Rohingya lives and then resettlement

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 05:50

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Rohingya migrants women, who recently arrived in Indonesia by boat, holds their new mattresses, for sleeping, inside a shelter in Kuala Langsa, in Indonesia's Aceh Province, on May 19, 2015.

THE plight of the Rohingya appears to become more desperate by the day.

A Muslim minority group in predominantly Buddhist Myanmar, they lead a pitiful existence - stateless, without legal rights, denied citizenship by the Myanmar government, heavily restricted in where they can live and

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