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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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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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Rohingya Migrants

Rohingya Refugee Crisis Results from Decades of Abuse by Burmese Government


As of last week, an estimated 8,000 Rohingya refugees from Burma and Bangladesh were adrift on ships in the Indian Ocean, according to the International Organization for Migration.

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Man in Meiktila

Justice Must Precede Development


While investment in Burma’s infrastructure is welcome, support for development without also addressing accountability and reconciliation perpetuates impunity for perpetrators of human rights violations.

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Rohingya Camp in Sittwe

Burma’s Policy of Religious Persecution Continues Unabated


The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom has released its 2014 Annual Report, which highlights state-sponsored violations of religious freedom around the world. To note most severe cases, the report designates eight nations as Countries of Particular Concern, and – for the fifteenth year in a row – Burma is part of this notorious group.

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