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Rights group: Myanmar army deserters confirmed atrocities
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Rights group: Myanmar army deserters confirmed atrocities

BANGKOK (AP) — Two soldiers who deserted from Myanmar’s army have testified on video that they were instructed by commanding…
Arabs in Israeli border towns fear Trump plan will transfer them to West Bank
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Arabs in Israeli border towns fear Trump plan will transfer them to West Bank

BAQA AL-GHARBIYYE, Israel (Reuters) – Thousands of Israeli Arabs, many waving Palestinian flags, demonstrated in this town in Israel at…
UN court orders Myanmar to prevent Rohingya genocide
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UN court orders Myanmar to prevent Rohingya genocide

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — In a sweeping legal victory for members of the Rohingya Muslim minority, the United Nations’…
Bangladesh says once-submerged island ready for Rohingya
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Bangladesh says once-submerged island ready for Rohingya

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — An island in Bangladesh that was regularly submerged during monsoon seasons is ready to house 100,000…
Myanmar’s accusers slam Nobel laureate for genocide defense
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Myanmar’s accusers slam Nobel laureate for genocide defense

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Lawyers seeking to halt what they allege is an ongoing genocide in Myanmar have slammed…
Myanmar’s Suu Kyi rejects genocide claims in UN court
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Myanmar’s Suu Kyi rejects genocide claims in UN court

Former peace icon Aung San Suu Kyi told the UN’s top court Wednesday there was no “genocidal intent” in Myanmar’s…
US bans Myanmar army chief over Rohingya ‘ethnic cleansing’
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US bans Myanmar army chief over Rohingya ‘ethnic cleansing’

The United States on Tuesday banned visits by Myanmar’s army chief and three other top officers due to their role…
How China intimidates Uighurs abroad by threatening their families
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How China intimidates Uighurs abroad by threatening their families

At least 1.5 million Uighurs and other Muslim minorities are thought to be detained in “reeducation camps” in China’s Xinjiang Autonomous…
Myanmar elects Win Myint as new president
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Myanmar elects Win Myint as new president

Myanmar’s parliament has elected an ally of de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi as president. Htin Kyaw abruptly resigned…
Myanmar army enjoys popularity surge amid Rohingya crackdown
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Myanmar army enjoys popularity surge amid Rohingya crackdown

Activist Nyo Tun spent 10 years as a political prisoner locked away by Myanmar’s military in the notorious Insein prison,…
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