Myanmar’s Rohingya Conflict Intensifies
Anti-Rohingya hardline Buddhists gather with Buddhist monks during a rally.
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On 25 August, a group of Rohingya fighters launched a coordinated two-day attack on police posts in Myanmar’s Rakhine state. The heavy, unchecked reaction by national authorities is giving militants more recruiting power and will prolong the conflict.
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