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“Please Tell the World What They Have Done to Us”

07/20/2018

A body of forensic medical evidence released today clearly indicates that Rohingya Muslims suffered grave human rights abuses at the hands of Myanmar security forces and Rakhine Buddhist civilians. Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), who issued the evidence in a new report, said the actions should be investigated as crimes against humanity.

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Myanmar’s Rohingya Continue to Suffer Systematic Extortion, Abuse

10/12/2016

Despite significant advances in Myanmar, minority groups in the Southeast Asian country continue to face systematic and pervasive human rights violations.

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Burmese Woman

Myanmar Illegally Displaced Families, Devastating Their Health and Livelihoods

10/05/2015

The Myanmar government violated international laws when displacing families as part of a dam project along the Paunglaung River in southern Shan state.

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Kachin Man at Relief Camp in Burma

Kachin Conflict in Burma Enters Fifth Year

06/09/2015

This week’s four-year anniversary of the breakdown of a ceasefire between the Kachin Independent Army and the Burmese Army, which had previously held for nearly two decades, renews attention on violence against ethnic minorities in Burma.

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A Rohingya Woman and Her Baby

Burma’s Population Control Bill Threatens Maternal Health Progress

04/22/2015

The parliament of Burma recently passed a new “population control” bill that could represent a serious setback for the country’s maternal health advances if implemented in a coercive or discriminatory manner.

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