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Factsheet on Rohingya Refugees in Southeast Asia

October 8th, 2020  •  Author:   United States Commission on International Religious Freedom  •  1 minute read
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This factsheet highlights the conditions of Rohingya refugees in Southeast Asia. While the majority of Rohingya refugees have fled from Burma to Bangladesh, a significant number have escaped to Malaysia, Indonesia, and Thailand. Some Rohingya refugees have managed to successfully settle in Southeast Asia, but others have faced discrimination or other religious freedom violations. During the COVID-19 pandemic, governments in the region have been less willing to admit boats with Rohingya refugees. This factsheet also explores relevant international and regional actors.

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