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US Holocaust Museum says evidence of genocide against Rohingya in Myanmar

Year-long report into atrocities accuses security forces of ‘unprecedented and systematic’ campaign of violence against Muslim population
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The United States Holocaust Museum says there is “mounting evidence” of genocide in Myanmar, after a year-long investigation with Southeast Asia rights group Fortify Rights into atrocities against persecuted Rohingya Muslims.

The report, published on Wednesday and based on more than 200 interviews with Rohingya and aid workers, says Myanmar’s security forces carried out an “unprecedented, widespread and systematic” campaign of violence starting in October 2016 and continuing in August this year.

Close to one million Rohingya have been pushed

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