United Nations Declares It a Genocide

One Year Anniversary of Rohingya Genocide Shows Existential Crisis



Burma Task Force commends the United Nations investigators for their report today that makes quite clear that the violent repression of the Rohingya minority has reached to the level of genocide, and requires referral to the International Criminal Court (ICC). The United Nations Security Council must refer this matter to the ICC when it meets to discuss the genocide tomorrow, and not fail once again to act. 


Senator Cantwell's Statement on Facebook


Senator Cantwell Calls on Social Media Companies to Confront Hate, Better Protect Minority Rights


WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) called on social media companies to confront hate and better protect minority rights and vulnerable communities on their platforms:


"We cannot let social media platforms be hijacked and abused by foreign bad actors in our country or anywhere else in the world. Facebook and other technology companies must find the means to address these problems head on and invest in solutions.