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Rohingya: Neighbouring Bangladesh and Myanmar

rohingya: The Rohingya face severe discrimination in Buddhist-majority Myanmar and were the targets of violence in Rakhine in 2012 that killed hundreds and drove about 140,000 people predominantly Rohingya from their homes to displacement camps, where most remain, according to Metro News. The Rohingya have long been denied citizenship, freedom of movement and basic rights in Myanmar, where they are often seen as illegal immigrants from neighbouring Bangladesh, although many have lived in the area for generations. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi spoke in Bangkok after an official visit to Myanmar. The Muslim community, the Rohingya community suffers from a set of rules and regulations that contributes to their marginalization, Grandi said at a news conference. He said that in addition to providing the Rohingya with more freedom of movement and social services, The Rakhine state where both communities coexist must see more development. To this you must add the general situation of poverty and underdevelopment that affects everybody in the state of Rakhine. ( As reported in the news.