The notorious violation of the human rights of ethnics in Myanmar has attracted the attention of the international community. Such abuse is threatening the South East Asia peace and security. This article unravels the legal and historical nexus between the Rohingya and Myanmar, supporting their claim for the rights of citizenship. This article suggests a tripartite model of which involves cooperation between the government of Myanmar, ASEAN and, the United Nations. The collective efforts from these three parties are vital to ensure a change in the crisis.