If the repatriation of the Rohingya is the end goal, it cannot be done in a hurry
t is usually very difficult for a population to approach the issue of forced migration in the kind of objective way that can help cultivate practical solutions.
Perhaps it is simply a quirk of human psychology that we cannot help but separate ourselves into two distinctly irrational tribes over the issue. There are some who are unshakably committed to their humanitarian duty to the vulnerable, no matter the cost, while others see their duty as maintaining the sanctity of the state & her borders, at all costs. As countries increase their refugee population, and the negative consequences — real or imaginary – are truly felt, it is not uncommon to see an apparent vicissitude of public opinion from the former to the latter.
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