Category: Amnesty

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Myanmar building protection power bases over Rohingya villages: Amnesty

Myanmar is building military bases over flattened Rohingya villages, an international rights group said. Security forces have bulldozed houses and started constructing at least three new security facilities in Myanmar’s western Rakhine state, said Amnesty International’s Remaking Rakhine State report, which was published on Monday. The report, which said construction of the three army outposts…

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World leaders forsaking human rights: Amnesty

World leaders are undermining human rights for millions of people with regressive policies and hate-filled rhetoric, but their actions have ignited global protest movements in response, a rights group said. US President Donald Trump, Russian leader Vladimir Putin, and China’s President Xi Jinping were among a number of politicians who rolled out regressive policies in…

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Myanmar ‘starving out’ Rohingya in Rakhine: Amnesty

Authorities in Myanmar have robbed, abducted and deliberately starved Rohingya men, women and children, in an effort to make life “so intolerable” for members of the minority group that they will leave the country, Amnesty International says.  In a briefing released on Wednesday, the human rights group alledged that “ethnic cleansing continues” against the Rohingya, nearly…