US Holocaust Museum says evidence of genocide against Rohingya in Myanmar

US Holocaust Museum says evidence of genocide against Rohingya in Myanmar

Year-long report into atrocities accuses security forces of ‘unprecedented and systematic’ campaign of violence against Muslim population

The United States Holocaust Museum says there is “mounting evidence” of genocide in Myanmar, after a year-long investigation with Southeast Asia rights group Fortify Rights into atrocities against persecuted Rohingya Muslims.

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The Rohingya are Muslims who live in majority-Buddhist Myanmar. They are often described as “the world’s most persecuted minority”. 

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