Meet The Rohingya, The Most Persecuted People You’ve Never Heard Of | AJ+

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The Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar are a stateless people who are being subjected to gang rapes, killings and what many are calling a genocide.

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The history of the minority group has been fiercely debated, and even the government of Myanmar denies them citizenship.

Learn more here:
Fortify Rights. “Persecution of the Rohingya Muslims: Is Genocide Occurring in Myanmar’s Rakhine State?” https://law.yale.edu/system/files/documents/pdf/Clinics/fortifyrights.pdf

Council on Foreign Relations. “The Rohingya Migrant Crisis.” https://www.cfr.org/backgrounder/rohingya-migrant-crisis

United Nations. “Report of OHCHR Mission to Bangladesh.” http://www.ohchr.org/Documents/Countries/MM/FlashReport3Feb2017.pdf

Presented by: Sana Saeed
Written by: Sana Saeed
Edited by: Brian Joseph
Animations by: Kai Tang
Produced by: Sana Saeed

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Footage and images courtesy of Reuters, AP and Getty.

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