Rohingya Muslims

Angelina Jolie Urges Myanmar to End Genocide Against Rohingya Muslims

COX’S BAZAR,Bangladesh (AP) — Angelina Jolie on Tuesday urged Myanmar to show a genuine commitment to ending violence and displacement in its Rakhine state, where hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims have fled to neighboring Bangladesh for safety.

WASHINGTON - NOVEMBER 17: Actress Angelina Jolie takes part in a press conference on Capitol Hill November 17, 2005 in Washington, DC. Jolie was in Washington to help bring attention to the United Nations Millennium Development Goals and to help call for full funding of the new Assistance for Orphans …

Iranian Minister Trolls Trump, Praises Pope Francis

In a series of tweets, Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif slammed U.S. President Donald Trump while praising Pope Francis for his alleged “denunciation of #MuslimBan” and of the Rohingya genocide going on in Myanmar.

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Buddhist Monks in Myanmar Call for Hijab Ban

Buddhist monks in Myanmar have called for a government-enforced ban on headscarves in schools across the country. “When [Muslims] live in Myanmar, they need to obey the laws and regulations of the country. We are not targeting or attacking their religion,” U Pamaukkha, a monk calling for this ban, said.

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