The world must finally give us Rohingya a say in our fate

By Mohammed Sheikh Anwar | Published by The Washington Post on November 13, 2018 Mohammed Sheikh Anwar is a Rohingya activist and journalist. By now, the world is well aware of the horrors experienced by Myanmar’s Rohingya minority over the past two years. Starting on Aug. 25, 2017, the Myanmar military unleashed a campaign of terror against the Rohingya in the country’s western Rakhine state, compelling virtually the entire community to flee. Since then, more than 700,000 Rohingya have sought refuge in neighboring Bangladesh. This week, according to an agreement between Bangladesh and Myanmar, the refugees are supposed to start going