World Nov 27

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Pope Francis’ delicate mission in Myanmar

Pope Francis is in Myanmar this week to advocate for peace in a country where 600,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled violent attacks by government troops. But mentioning the religious minority by name could be diplomatically problematic. Jonathan Miller from Independent…

World Nov 22

Rohingya refugees walk in a rice field after crossing the border in Palang Khali, Bangladesh October 9, 2017. REUTERS/Jorge Silva - RC1D4F758440
What’s being done to help the Rohingya?

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that the situation in Myanmar's Rakhine state "constitutes ethnic cleansing against the Rohingya." We asked experts take a look at what’s being done to address the situation, and what’s next.

Nov 15

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that the U.S. is deeply concerned by “credible reports” of atrocities committed by Myanmar’s security forces and called for an independent investigation into a humanitarian crisis in which hundreds of…

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