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Fresh Updates from RACBlog: International Religious Freedom

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: International Religious Freedom

Plight of Rohingya Muslims Continues
Posted on Friday July 31, 2015

The persecution and plight of the Rohingya Muslims is nothing new. In fact, the United Nations has identified them as “one of the world’s most persecuted minorities.” The Rohingya are a Muslim ethnic minority living in northern Rakhine State in western Burma. For decades, they have faced severe persecution and violence at the hands of the government. […]

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Magna Carta: A Great Legacy?
Posted on Monday June 15, 2015

June 15, 1215 is one of the most well-known days in Western history. 800 years ago today, in Runnymede, England, King John signed Magna Carta (the Great Charter), a nascent constitution/bill of rights for English nobility. Magna Carta maintains an almost legendary role in history, although only three of its many provisions are currently in […]

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Plight of Rohingya Muslims is Call to Action to End Religious Persecution
Posted on Monday June 01, 2015

Today, a senior U.S. official called for Burma to give citizenship to Rohingya Muslims who are fleeing persecution in their historic homeland. The Rohingya are a Muslim ethnic minority living in northern Rakhine State in western Burma. For decades, they have faced severe persecution and violence at the hands of the government. Burma’s 1982 Citizenship Law […]

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