The Myanmar Crisis is More Than the Rohingya

At Shabrang Harbor in Teknaf, at the Bangladesh border, newly arrived refugees just off boats from Myanmar, carry all that they have as they wait to register as refugees in country.

BANGKOK — In January of 1863, as the civil war in the United States neared its half-way point, southern Confederate soldiers in Madison County, North Carolina seeking to root out support for the northern campaign to save the union whipped two elderly women, shot a thirteen-year-old boy and twelve others, and then buried the men in a shallow grave.