While the swearing in of Burma's new government is welcome news, the U.S. must keep the pressure up to protect minorities there who remain under siege.
The State Department’s minimization of the plight of the Rohingya is sending dangerous, mixed messages to Burma and its neighbors.
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Burma may glaze over criticisms of its democratic transition, but it should not be allowed to glaze over evidence of genocide.
Repression and disenfranchisement of the Rohingya means Burma's upcoming elections will not be free or fair, before even a single vote is cast.
Political considerations around the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal may be trumping a major human rights crisis in Southeast Asia.
Fleeing the threat of genocide, Burma's ethnic minority Rohingya are risking death, rape, and drowning by the thousands.
Tensions are high and the risk of violence is on the rise in Burma. But it is not just the West that is warning about the increased risk of mass atrocities.
Rafique and his family are part of an exodus of desperate Rohingya fleeing Burma. They were lucky to survive the journey but now they are trying to save their son.
Thanks to you and the global wave of support for the #JustSayTheirName campaign, President Obama, said Rohingya today at a press conference in Burma.