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Myanmar Monks, Protesters Denounce 'Rohingya' Outside US Embassy

Hundreds of demonstrators, including Buddhist monks, denounced the United States for its use of the term Rohingya to describe Myanmar's stateless Muslim community during a protest outside of the U.S. embassy in Yangon on Thursday. The Rohingya, most of whom live in apartheid-like conditions, are seen by many Myanmar Buddhists as illegal immigrants from Bangladesh and the term is a divisive topic. The demonstration was sparked by a statement from the embassy last week expressing...

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