Video Duration 24 minutes 30 seconds
From: Inside Story

Is the Myanmar coup a turning point for the Rohingya?

Many people say they are only now realising the extent of the army’s crackdown on ethnic minorities including Rohingya.

Protesters in Myanmar continue to defiantly demand the release of Aung San Suu Kyi and other democratically elected leaders who were detained in a military coup.

Many people say they are only now realising the extent of the army’s crackdown on ethnic minorities including the Rohingya.

Some Rohingya have joined the protests in solidarity.

But will this outpouring of sympathy lead to justice for some of the world’s most persecuted people?

Presenter: Mohammed Jamjoom

Guests:

Aung Kyaw Moe – Rohingya humanitarian worker and human rights advocate

Debbie Stothard – Founder and coordinator, ALTSEAN-Burma network

Ronan Lee – Visiting scholar, Queen Mary University of London’s International State Crime Initiative

Yasmin Ullah – President, Rohingya Human Rights Network