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Myanmar Accused at UN Court of Genocide Against Rohingya

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Myanmar was accused Monday of genocide at the U.N.'s highest court for its campaign against the country's Rohingya Muslim minority, as lawyers asked the International Court of Justice to urgently order measures "to stop Myanmar's genoc...

Can Rohingya Muslims Ever Return Home to Myanmar?

In January, over 700,000 Rohingya Muslims who escaped ethnic violence in Myanmar were supposed to begin a repatriation process back to the country they fled. The refugees are currently sheltering in over-crowded camps inside neighboring Bangladesh. With mon...

Buddhist Villagers Confirm Role in Rohingya Killings

In a remote village in Myanmar, local Buddhists and government troops killed 10 Rohingya Muslims and buried them in a shallow grave. The murders at Inn Din in September marked yet another chapter in a continuin...
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Tillerson: Rohingya Crisis Requires Credible Investigation

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has called for a credible investigation into the actions of Myanmar's security forces as Rohingya Muslims continue to flee ethnic violence in the Buddhist-majority country. Speaking in Myanmar this week, Tillerson said, "The...

Rohingya Woman Witnesses Husband’s Murder

Violence against the Rohingya continues in Myanmar, forcing hundreds of thousands to flee to neighboring Bangladesh for safety. Refugees who have escaped Myanmar describe brutal attacks on Rohingya villagers by...