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UN Expert Alarmed at Worsening Human Rights Situation in Myanmar's Rakhine State

Ban Ki-moon marks 20th anniversary of Rwandan Genocide urging vigilance to prevent future genocides. GENOCIDE IS happening AGAIN in Myanmar/Burma. At last is a focused report from UN Special Rapporteur.“The Government’s decision against self-identification of the Rohingya for the census is not in compliance with international human rights standards.”

Humanitarian Crisis Looms in Western Myanmar as Foreign Aid Workers Leave

This is by far the best unsanitized report I’ve read about genocide of Burma’s Rohingya Muslim population. In Rakhine State, some Arakanese Buddhists threatened to boycott the census out of concern that it could lead to official recognition for the Rohingya. The Myanmar Government contributes to the stigma of this ethnic minority.