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Critics worry Myanmar census could be fiasco, worsening ethnic repression and persecution

By Thin Lei Win | Wed, 26 Feb 2014 09:00 AM
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BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Human rights groups are concerned that Myanmar’s first census in 30 years will inflame ethnic tensions, further marginalise ethnic groups and be used as a tool for repression - especially against stateless Rohingya Muslims who are already denied basic human rights.

The census, funded by Western donors and the Myanmar government and supervised by the United ...

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