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Identify and elaborate on one or more lessons that we have learned from historical genocides or mass persecutions. Can these lessons be applied to the Rohingya Refugee Crisis?

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In a New York Times article, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet stated that “returning Rohingya refugees to Myanmar at this point effectively means throwing them back into the cycle of human rights violations that this community has been suffering for decades...

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An article in the Economist stated, “Myanmar’s governments have never granted them [Rohingya] citizenship or even recognized them as an indigenous ethnic group. Bangladesh does not allow the Rohingyas citizenship, either.” However, Myanmar and Bangladesh both have...