U.S. declares Myanmar military committed genocide against Rohingya

The U.S. previously described the Myanmar military’s campaign against the Rohingya as “ethnic cleansing” and imposed sanctions on top generals. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Monday formally declared that Myanmar’s military committed genocide and crimes against humanity against the country’s Rohingya minority. “Beyond the Holocaust, the United States has concluded that genocide was committed seven times,”Continue reading “U.S. declares Myanmar military committed genocide against Rohingya”

History Brief: The Truman Doctrine – Reading Through History

This video offers a brief description of the Truman Doctrine and its impact.

Ousted Myanmar politicians call for Rohingya to join fight against junta

NUG says it will scrap law denying citizenship, in ‘notable step forward’ for rights of Rohingya people Myanmar’s parallel government has urged Rohingya to join with them in fighting the military junta, promising to offer justice and citizenship to the persecuted minority. The statement has been welcomed by rights experts as “an important and notable step forward”Continue reading “Ousted Myanmar politicians call for Rohingya to join fight against junta”

Japan demands restoration of democracy in Myanmar

Japan’s government demanded the return of democratic rule in Myanmar on Monday, hours after reports indicated that the country’s armed forces had arrested State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and initiated a coup. According to multiple reports, Japan’s government, which maintains a close relationship with Myanmar, called on the military to release Suu Kyi and her deputies. Military officialsContinue reading “Japan demands restoration of democracy in Myanmar”

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