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Amnesty International said Abuse Against Myanmar’s Rohingya Erodes Recent Progress

July 20, 2012
Amnesty International

Amnesty International (Photo credit: AslanMedia)

Source – Amnesty International Press Release: Abuse Against Myanmar’s Rohingya Erodes Recent Progress Press Release July 19, 2012. More Than 50,000 Displaced; Number of Political Prisoners Again on the Rise.Contact: Sharon Singh,, 202-675-8579, @spksingh

(Washington, D.C.) – Amnesty International today called attacks against minority Rohingyas and other Muslims in Myanmar a “step back” in the country’s recent progress on human rights, citing increased violence and unlawful arrests following a state of emergency declared six weeks ago in the Rakhine state.