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Dr Lee Jones, The latest on the Rohingya Crisis


Dr Lee Jones speaks at the Foreign Affairs Select Committee in Parliament on the violence in the Rakhine State. He said: “There is virtually no one inside the country that views the Rohingya as one of the indigenous ethnic minorities of Myanmar. They are viewed almost entirely as illegal Bengali immigrants who have come into the country either under British colonialism or under the independent government by sneaking across a poorly defended border.” (Dr Lee Jones speaks from 16:13.07)
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