The US Commission on International Religious Freedom released its troubling new update on Burma
April 01, 2018
Written By: 
Tina L. Mufford, Senior Policy Analyst

 

United States Commision on International Religious Freedom (Introduction to the Report):  

 

In November 2017, USCIRF Commissioners and staff traveled to Burma (also known as Myanmar) to meet with government officials, civil society, and religious representatives in Rangoon, Mandalay, and Naypyidaw. In January 2018, USCIRF staff traveled to Dhaka and Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, to gather information on the situation of Rohingya Muslim refugees. This document provides an overview of what USCIRF learned during these visits about the religious freedom challenges Burma faces and violations specific to Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine State.

 

Click here to access the full report.

 

More News

Solidarity in Action: Major Rally Calling for Liberation of the Uighur People Was the Largest Ever
In a powerful showing of over 1,000 people, including 500 Uighur activists, Uighur Muslims and a Read more
42 NGOs Warn That Return Of Refugees To Myanmar Now Would Be Dangerous And Premature.
Humanitarian and civil society agencies working in Rakhine State in Myanmar and in the Rohingya r Read more