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4 Mar 2021

Stateless Rohingya support uprising against Myanmar junta but losing hope of returning home

Foreign Affairs Correspondent

Protesters have returned to the streets in Myanmar, despite yesterday’s violence in which 38 people died.

The opposition to the military coup has managed to bring ethnic groups together, in a country where minorities have been denied rights for decades.
The mostly Muslim Rohingya suffered greatly under Aung San Suu Kyi’s government, and were forced to flee to Bangladesh.

But what do they think now – as protesters demand her reinstatement?