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Joint Appeal to the UN Security Council to Act on Myanmar’s Rohingya Crisis

In advance of the United Nations Security Council’s December 12 meeting on the situation in Myanmar, we, a global coalition of 148 human rights, faith-based and humanitarian organizations, urgently call on the Council to take immediate action to address the campaign of ethnic cleansing and mass atrocity crimes, including crimes against humanity, committed against the […]

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Myanmar Military Denies Ethnic Cleansing of Rohingya

The Myanmar military is denying all accounts of widespread violence towards the Rohingya population in Rakhine state. While the military has denied the genocide for some time now, Tatmadaw True News Information Team posted the results of a military investigation which claims that the Myanmar military followed rules of engagement, never shot at innocent “Bengalis,” […]

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A Possibility of Extermination

This past week, Aung San Suu Kyi, an enduring symbol of the struggle for democracy in Burma and now State Counsellor of Myanmar, made an official visit to Thailand, where she was greeted by thousands of her compatriots living and working in Bangkok. Many of them belong to the Rohingya ethnic group, whom The Economist […]