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The tale of a persecuted people

Their mass exodus into Bangladesh and attempted entry into Thailand, Malaysia and other nations to escape a brutal ethnic cleansing at the hands of the Myanmar military junta has been termed the "the world's fastest growing refugee crisis." They have been termed the "most persecuted minority in history" by the United Nations. Their history is one filled with sectarian violence and a struggle with identity that is unique in the modern worlds. This is the story of a systematically oppressed people—the Rohingya.

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