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Rohingya crisis: identity of Rohingya Muslim in Myanmar

Author Affiliations

  • 1Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of the People\'s Republic of Bangladesh, Bangladesh
  • 2Business School, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China
  • 3School of Public Administration, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China
  • 4Department of World History, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China
  • 5Department of Public Administration, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Int. Res. J. Social Sci., Volume 7, Issue (12), Pages 12-16, December,14 (2018)


Rohingya crisis is the top most recent crisis in the world based on the identity crisis and a part of the ethnic cleansing of the government of Myanmar. The main purpose of this study is to assess the identity of Rohingya Muslim in Myanmar. The study employs a historical approach and extensively depend on the secondary sources like books, journal articles, newspaper article and internet sources. This article reveals that Rohingyas are the legal citizen of Myanmar whohas been originated thousands of years ago. It also explores that the claims of the political leaders and the government of Myanmar are not justified because it is evident that Rohingyas have been a part of long history of Burma. This study will contribute to the existing debate and will clarify the actual identity of Rohingya Muslim.


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