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Category: Human Rights Around the World :: Burma
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Myanmar Sentences Reporters To Prison For Reporting On Rohingya Muslims 3.9.2018 Outside the Beltway
The military regime in Myanmar has sentenced two reporters to prison for reporting on the repression of the Rohingya Muslims.
UN Investigation Finds “Genocidal Intent” in Myanmar 1.9.2018 Truthout.com
Myanmar’s military is burning down villages, beating people, shooting them, burning them to death and starving them.

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The World According to Ben Rhodes: Hypocrisy in Obama’s Foreign Policy 24.7.2018 ConsortiumNews.com
In a new book Obama’s deputy national security adviser opens up about Pentagon interference in policy, Obama’s political calculations and his own ignorance of the Middle East, as As’ad AbuKhalil explains in this review. By As`ad AbuKhalil Special to Consortium…Read more →
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Preventing Crimes Against Humanity in the US 26.6.2018 Truthout.com
The threat of genocide is present wherever a country’s political leadership tolerates hateful acts targeting certain groups.

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Preventing crimes against humanity in the US 22.6.2018 The Moderate Voice

Immigrant rights advocates speak against Trump’s policies in New Mexico. AP Photo/Russell Contreras, File Nadia Rubaii, Binghamton University, State University of New York and Max Pensky, Binghamton University, State University of New York There are those who say that comparing President Donald Trump’s rhetoric to that of Adolf Hitler is alarmist, unfair and counterproductive. And […]

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Rights group: Rohingya insurgents massacred Myanmar Hindus 22.5.2018 Washington Post: World
Amnesty International said Wednesday that Myanmar’s army was not the only group that has slaughtered civilians in the country’s volatile west. In a new report, it accused ethnic Rohingya insurgents of carrying out at least one brutal massacre when the long-running conflict in Rakhine state exploded last year.
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UN urges Myanmar to punish perpetrators of Rohingya attacks 10.5.2018 Washington Post: World
The U.N. Security Council urged Myanmar’s government on Wednesday to fulfill its commitment to hold perpetrators of violence against Rohingya Muslims accountable and to address the root causes that led about 700,000 members of the ethnic minority to flee to Bangladesh.
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4 rights groups urge UN council to refer Myanmar to ICC 8.5.2018 Washington Post: World
Four human rights organizations are urging the U.N. Security Council to refer Myanmar to the International Criminal Court for alleged crimes against humanity, including targeting some 700,000 Rohingya Muslims who fled military-led violence to Bangladesh.
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Plight of the Rohingya: Ethnic Cleansing, Mass Rape and Monsoons on the Way  8.5.2018 ConsortiumNews.com
Dennis J. Bernstein spoke with filmmaker and human rights activist, Jeanne Hallacy, just back with horror stories from Myanmar and the massive Rohingya camps of over 700,000 in neighboring Bangladesh. By Dennis J Bernstein The English-language Bangkok Post reported on…Read more →
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UN expert expresses grave concern over Myanmar fighting 2.5.2018 Washington Post: World
A United Nations rights expert expressed grave concern Tuesday over reports that Myanmar’s military has used heavy weapons and conducted aerial bombings in civilian areas as fighting against ethnic rebels in northern Kachin state has escalated sharply.
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UN Security Council delegation seeks Rohingya’s safe return 2.5.2018 Washington Post: World
A U.N. Security Council delegation on Tuesday visited Myanmar’s Rakhine state, from where hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims have fled military-led violence. Delegation members said they hope to help the refugees return quickly and safely to their homes there.
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UN Security Council delegation visiting northern Rakhine 1.5.2018 Washington Post: World
A U.N. Security Council delegation on Tuesday was visiting volatile areas of Myanmar’s Rakhine state, from where hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims have fled military-led violence, to see firsthand the aftermath of the army’s crackdown as well as Myanmar’s preparations for taking back the refugees.
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Top-level UN team arrives in Myanmar for Rohingya probe 30.4.2018 Washington Post: World
Members of a U.N. Security Council team probing Myanmar’s crisis over its ethnic Rohingya Muslim minority arrived in the country’s capital on Monday after a visit to Bangladesh, where about 700,000 Rohingya who fled military-led violence live in refugee camps.
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UN council heads to Bangladesh and Myanmar to see Rohingya 27.4.2018 Washington Post: World
The Security Council is heading to Asia for a firsthand look at the plight of 700,000 Rohingya Muslims who fled a military crackdown in Myanmar and the several hundred thousand who remain in the country’s northern Rakhine State.
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Rohingya lawyer urges UN to refer Myanmar to ICC for crimes 17.4.2018 Washington Post: World
A lawyer from Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslim minority who focuses on the trauma, mass rape and trafficking of its girls and women urged the U.N. Security Council on Monday to refer Myanmar to the International Criminal Court for “horrific crimes” against the Rohingya and other ethnic groups.
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Myanmar court refuses to dismiss charges against journalists 11.4.2018 Washington Post: World
A Myanmar court has refused to dismiss a case against two Reuters journalists after the reporters’ lawyers insisted last week that the evidence doesn’t support the charges.
It’s not just America: Zuckerberg has to answer for Facebook’s actions worldwide 11.4.2018 Washington Post
It’s not just America: Zuckerberg has to answer for Facebook’s actions worldwide
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The big questions for Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook's role in Burma 10.4.2018 Washington Post: World
Rights groups say U.S. senators need to question Facebook's founder on its role in spreading hate speech.
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Too many are looking away from Burma’s ethnic cleansing campaign 8.4.2018 Washington Post: Editorials
More efforts must be made to hold to account those responsible for this catastrophe.
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Lawyer Amal Clooney to represent detained Myanmar reporters 29.3.2018 Washington Post: World
Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney plans to represent two investigative reporters on trial in Myanmar.
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