Yesterday the Sun’s columnist Rod Liddle wrote openly mocking the genocide of the Rohingya people. In a departure that was called “astonishingly loathsome, even by The Sun’s abysmal standards” he suggested that the Burmese govt had been “a bit heavy handed”. At least 370,000 Rohingya have fled across the border to Bangladesh over the past three weeks. Unicef, the UN children’s agency, has estimated that more than 1,100 children have arrived in Bangladesh unaccompanied, and warned the number will increase in the days ahead.

There is everything toxic about The Sun.

 

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