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In Myanmar, underground poetry nights build bridges between Rohingya and Burmese writers

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In Myanmar, underground poetry nights build bridges between Rohingya and Burmese writers

PRI - Victoria Milko | Clare Hammond

In June this year, a small group of Myanmar residents crowded around a projector screen in an apartment loft in downtown Yangon, Myanmar’s largest city, to listen to poetry read via video call by Rohingya poet and refugee, Mayyu Ali, who was over 600 miles away in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. “Even when …

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