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January 4, 2024   •   

Rohingya Refugees Forced Out of Indonesian Shelter By Student Protesters

Hundreds of university students attacked a temporary shelter, demanding asylum-seekers be deported.

March 28, 2022   •   

U.S. Secretary of State Calls Myanmar’s Repression of the Rohingya a ‘Genocide’

State Department assessment classifies the Myanmar military’s treatment of the Rohingya as genocide and crimes against humanity.

May 21, 2020   •   

Burma’s Human Rights Record Tied to Lack of Religious Freedom: USCIRF

Religious freedom violations in Burma (Myanmar) are highlighted in the USCIRF 2020 Annual Report.

December 28, 2017   •   

Myanmar Blocks UN Investigation of Rohingya Crisis

The United Nations human rights investigator assigned to look into the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar claims she has been barred from entering the country.

November 8, 2017   •   

Rohingya Crisis in Myanmar Draws Top U.S. State Department Officials

Muslim Rohingya militants, responding to the religious persecution of their people in Myanmar (the former Burma) August 25, attacked police in that country’s strife-torn northern state of Rakhine.