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USCIRF Strongly Condemns Violence in Burma’s Rakhine State and Calls for Efforts to Protect Rohingya Muslims

USCIRF chairman describes the Rohingya plight as a “staggering humanitarian disaster” WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) strongly condemns attacks on civilians and security forces in Burma’s Rakhine State.  Hundreds have been killed and approximately 300,000 Rohingya Muslims recently have fled to neighboring Bangladesh.  This number is expected to grow in […]

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Commission Co-Chairs Speak Out on Burma’s Humanitarian Catastrophe

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressmen James P. McGovern and Randy Hultgren, Co-Chairs of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, issued the following statement in response to the escalating violence unleashed against the Rohingya people by the Burmese military in the aftermath of the August 25th attack on security forces attributed to the illegal armed group known as […]