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US congress panel urges Myanmar to end persecution of Rohingya community

A US congressional panel, yesterday, passed a resolution that urged Myanmar to end discrimination against the Rohingya people.

The House of Foreign Affairs Committee approved a resolution calling for Myanmar to “end all forms of persecution and discrimination” against the Rohingya community.

The Chairman of the Committee, Ed Royce, commenting on the resolution, said,

“The government of Burma cannot claim progress toward meeting its reform goals if it does not improve treatment of Rohingya Muslims and other minority groups.”

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