UN Security Council: End disgraceful inaction on Myanmar’s Rohingya crisis

Japan should use its United Nations Security Council presidency to end three and a half months of deadlock in the face of ongoing crimes against humanity targeting the Rohingya in Myanmar’s northern Rakhine State, Amnesty International said today.

Honduras: Government deploys dangerous and illegal tactics to silence population

The Honduran government is deploying dangerous and illegal tactics to silence any dissenting voices in the aftermath of one of the country’s worst political crisis in a decade, including preventing lawyers and human rights activists from visiting detained demonstrators, Amnesty International said after a visit to the country following contested presidential elections on November 26.

House Passes Resolution Condemning Myanmar Military’s Atrocities Against Rohingya

Today the House passed a resolution calling on the Myanmar military to cease its ethnic cleansing campaign against the Rohingya and to allow humanitarian aid groups to access northern Rakhine State.

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