Jews in 1939, Rohingya in 2015: Will the World Act to Prevent a 21st Century SS St. Louis?

The international community's apathy toward the plight of the Muslim-Burmese refugees stranded at sea mimics the indifference that saw many Jews sent to their death. Will countries of conscience remain silent?

Ben Samuels
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Rohingya refugees wait to be rescued by Acehnese fisherman off the coast of East Aceh, Indonesia, May 20, 2015.Credit: AP