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Few Rohingya Want New Myanmar ID Cards

A plan by officials in Myanmar, also known as Burma, to issue new identity cards in troubled Rakhine state has fallen well short, with only 1,600 Rohingya applying for the so-called green cards. The cards, aimed at providing legal documentation while people go through the citizenship process, are meant to replace the nearly 400,000 white identity cards that authorities revoked earlier this year. But Maung Maung Than, Director General of Rakhine State Immigration and Population...

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