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International Journal of Law, Justice and Jurisprudence

2022, Vol. 2, Issue 1, Part A

The case of Rohingyas in Myanmar: The principle of burden sharing and responsibility to protect


Author(s): Ankita Tandon

Abstract: This piece of writing discusses the plight of the Rohingya, an ethnic group in Myanmar who has been persecuted refugee groups in the world, having lived in a realm of statelessness for over six generations, and who are still doing so. This article addresses the Rohingya refugee crisis in Rakhi, argues that the Rohingya is facing a serious threat of genocide, ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity, while the government of Myanmar has failed in its primary duty to protect them. Due to such failure, the responsibility to protect them falls on the international community to prevent the occurrence of mass atrocities under the principle of a more equitable sharing of the burden and responsibility for hosting and supporting the world’s refugees. The objectives of this article are dual. First is to provide an understanding of the plight of the Rohingya and second is to analyse the application of responsibility to protect and burden sharing as a solution to the crisis. This paper attempts to give recommendations to the government of Myanmar, Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the United Nations (UN) on the role to be played through the application of the principle of responsibility sharing and to protect in Rohingya crisis.

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How to cite this article:
Ankita Tandon. The case of Rohingyas in Myanmar: The principle of burden sharing and responsibility to protect. Int J Law Justice Jurisprudence 2022;2(1):45-49.
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