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ASEAN Leaders Meet in Burma to Discuss Violence Against Rohingya

HeadlineDec 19, 2016

Leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, ASEAN, are meeting in Yangon, Burma, today to discuss the ongoing Burmese military campaign against Rohingya civilians. Amnesty International is accusing the Burmese military of murdering, raping and torturing Rohingya civilians in an ongoing campaign the human rights group says may amount to crimes against humanity. At least 20,000 Rohingya have been forced to flee into Bangladesh to escape the violence.

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