Why is the world ignoring Myanmar’s Rohingya?

I’m sure many of you have read the news about Singapore turning away a Vietnamese cargo ship carrying 40 Rohingya Muslim refugees fleeing genocide in Myanmar.¬†They have been persecuted and discriminated against for decades but few can even pronounce their name let alone know their plight. The UN describes them as one of the most persecuted minorities, yet the suffering of Myanmar’s Rohingya population increases. So are the world’s democracies ignoring their plight?

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