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“We’re Seeing the Lucky Ones.”


Children with gunshot wounds, severe burns, traumatic injuries – these are just some of the atrocities PHR’s team of doctors documented on their recent trip to Bangladesh, where nearly 700,000 Rohingya have fled to escape a campaign of brutal violence by the Myanmar military. “The thing that really strikes me is that … we’re seeing the lucky ones, the lucky ones who were able to survive,” says PHR’s Dr. Rohini Haar.

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Rohingya woman with burned feet

The Difference Doctors Make


When a human rights crisis leads to a humanitarian disaster, doctors have a dual role to play. In Bangladesh, PHR doctors and volunteer health professionals worked side by side to document and treat atrocities committed against Rohingya refugees.

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Documenting Violence Against the Rohingyas Firsthand: Evidence That Can’t Be Ignored


Military leaders in Myanmar falsely claim they have mounted this brutal attack on civilians, many of them children, because they are “terrorists.” The forensic evidence in these cases tells a vastly different story — the truth.

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“Shot From Behind While Fleeing” – PHR’s Dr. Homer Venters Reports from the Myanmar-Bangladesh Border


One Rohingya man suffered a compound fracture in his leg when he was savagely beaten by Myanmar security forces. A 5-year-old girl was flung against a wall with such force that, two months later, she still can’t walk. A young woman was struck over the head with a machete and then left to die in her burning home.

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Rohingya Children in IDP Camp

The Rohingya Must Not Be Forgotten


The last election in Myanmar gave hope to minority groups in the country. After five decades of military rule, the National League for Democracy (NLD), party of Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, won a landslide victory in the country’s first truly democratic election since 1990.

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