Rohingya Repression Prompts Washington to Rethink Myanmar Ties

Smoke is seen on Myanmar’s side of border as an exhausted Rohingya refugee woman is carried to the shore after crossing the Bangladesh-Myanmar border by boat through the Bay of Bengal, in Shah Porir Dwip, Bangladesh September 11, 2017. (Reuters Photo)

By William Gallo
Voice of America
September 15, 2017

The violence that has caused nearly 380,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee western Myanmar is prompting the United States to reconsider its relationship with the country's military-dominated government. The humanitarian crisis is also affecting Washington's close relationship with Myanmar's longtime democracy icon, Aung San Suu Kyi, as VOA's Bill Gallo reports.




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