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Facebook Fails to Detect Hate Speech Against Rohingya, Report Claims
March 22, 2022

Facebook Fails to Detect Hate Speech Against Rohingya, Report Claims

By Sebastian Strangio
A leading advocacy group claims that the platform's ability to detect Burmese-language hate speech "remains abysmally poor.”

The US Says Myanmar Committed Genocide in Assaults on Rohingya
March 21, 2022

The US Says Myanmar Committed Genocide in Assaults on Rohingya

By Sebastian Strangio
The declaration is long overdue, but accountability for Myanmar's military remains a long way off.
Blaze in Rohingya Refugee Camp Leaves 2,000 Homeless
March 09, 2022

Blaze in Rohingya Refugee Camp Leaves 2,000 Homeless

By Sebastian Strangio
The fire in Kutupalong, the world's largest refugee camp, was the sixth so far this year.

Following Outcry, Indonesia Allows Rohingya Refugee Boat to Land
December 30, 2021

Following Outcry, Indonesia Allows Rohingya Refugee Boat to Land

By Sebastian Strangio
The authorities had initially planned to push back the boat, which was carrying around 120 people, into international waters.

Why International Assistance for the Rohingya in Bangladesh is Declining
December 21, 2021

Why International Assistance for the Rohingya in Bangladesh is Declining

By Katie Hatdash
Dhaka complains about tight Western purse strings, but its own actions are mostly to blame for the donor fatigue.

Is There Any Solution to Myanmar’s Rohingya Crisis?
December 21, 2021

Is There Any Solution to Myanmar’s Rohingya Crisis?

By Sebastian Strangio
The February coup has further complicated the potential return of more than 1 million Rohingya refugees to Myanmar.

Leading Rohingya Advocate Gunned Down in Refugee Camp
September 30, 2021

Leading Rohingya Advocate Gunned Down in Refugee Camp

By Sebastian Strangio
Mohibullah was of the most active advocates of justice and a safe return for the 1 million Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.
Myanmar’s Shadow Government Promises Justice for Rohingya Atrocities
August 26, 2021

Myanmar’s Shadow Government Promises Justice for Rohingya Atrocities

By Sebastian Strangio
But will the National Unity Government ever be in a position to implement its pledge?

Myanmar’s Democratic Vision Depends on Including Rohingya, Other Ethnic Minorities
June 25, 2021

Myanmar’s Democratic Vision Depends on Including Rohingya, Other Ethnic Minorities

By Wai Wai Nu
“We will never be free until all of us are free.”

Biden Administration to Probe Rohingya Genocide Claim
January 21, 2021

Biden Administration to Probe Rohingya Genocide Claim

By Sebastian Strangio
What would it mean for the U.S. government to officially declare the Myanmar atrocities "genocide"?

What the Philippines Can Learn from Myanmar’s Election
November 23, 2020

What the Philippines Can Learn from Myanmar’s Election

By Mong Palatino
Lesson #1: Stinging international rebukes over human rights abuses do not necessarily translate into fewer votes.
Japan’s Kirin Suspends Payments to Myanmar Military Firm
November 12, 2020

Japan’s Kirin Suspends Payments to Myanmar Military Firm

By Sebastian Strangio
The move follows reports by human rights groups that MEHL has directly funded the commission of crimes against humanity.

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