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Rohingya are being left to die at sea. Does anyone care?

Asia's governments must put politics aside to protect the lives of desperate people

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Rohingya refugees rest after the boat carrying them landed in Lhokseumawe, Aceh province, Indonesia, on Sep. 7: this is sadly nothing new.   © AP

Deepmala Mahla is Asia region director of CARE. Hassan Noor is Asia regional director of Save the Children.

Last week some 300 Rohingya men, women, and children washed up on the shores of Indonesia's Aceh province.

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