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      The economic angle will probably need to be a separate story. Especially in regards to the connection between the military and development. But at the very least, I should mention the average income, economic prospects, of Rohingya residents.

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    If you call this ‘analysis’, it is a flat one. Still no clue why the Nobel laureate behaves as a puppet of the generals. I think the reality is much more complex that this black-and-White compilation of facts and propaganda (from both sides). I have not researched this topic but my hunch is that Rohyngya are no angels and the current military campaign is a retaliation for their atrocities. Such labels as ‘most persecuted minority’ are morally flawed and just silly. Shall we call a contest between the persecuted minorities? And what criteria do you have to establish a winner?

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      Hi Evgueni,

      I’m sorry that this piece hasn’t answered your questions on the Rohingya issue. In terms of Aung San Suu Kyi, I cannot speculate on why she does not criticize the military’s campaign. If I did, it would fall into the Essay category. Hopefully, this piece shows that the Rohingya issue predates the rule of Suu Kyi.

      “I have not researched this topic but my hunch is that Rohyngya are no angels and the current military campaign is a retaliation for their atrocities.”

      I strongly encourage you to provide citations for facts you believe are missing. You are correct that many in Myanmar think the Rohingya are undeserving of sympathy. Rakhine Buddhists, for example, have joined the military in their fight against the Rohingya. I’ll try to include the the role of Rakhine Buddhists in this discussion. But really, you should feel comfortable making these contributions if you think the story is one-sided.

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    There isn’t any description about India. As an Indian I know India has a great influence on the Myanmar and can make some real changes to the situation. However it’s highly unlikely to expect Indian government( RSS baked Hindu party is in power) to provide refugees a place in Indian territory.

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      Hi Sunil, how should we include India in this story?

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    Thanks. This is a good example of the type of article I hope to receive from WikiTribune. It would be good to cross-references to other points of view if those points of view are as well presented.

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      Hi John, thank you for your comment. Which points of view are you thinking?

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        This is not an ‘improvement’ – the word in the prompt. This is just a response to your question. When I referred to ‘points of view’ I was thinking of a ‘suppression of rebellion’ perspective or ‘nation building based on cultural coherence’. Those approaches would contrast with what I read as your emphasis on ‘citizenship’. You might think it is unjust to use the predicament of a persecuted minority as a case study for general issues of government such as those I’ve mentioned. I wouldn’t argue.

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          I understand what you mean. The ‘other side’ of the Rohingya issue is something that’s not discussed in media. Another user mentioned this as well. I’ll explore doing something else that explains all of the sides on the Rohingya issue.

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