Even as the world acknowledges the festering Rohingya crisis as one of the world’s top 10 conflicts to monitor in 2018, there is little hope that the two key players – Buddhist Myanmar and Muslim Bangladesh – will quickly solve the problem which United Nations has called a “textbook case of ethnic cleansing” and “genocide” by the Myanmar military.
Rohingya refugees wait in line for aid at Kutupalong refugee camp, near Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, January 4, 2018. (Reuters)
A brave face
Rohingya refugees walk inside Kutupalong refugee camp near Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh January 8, 2018. (Reuters)