Human Rights Issues In Rohingya

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- Research an International Non Governmental Organization that works on behalf of human rights issues.

Human Rights Watch (nonprofit, nongovernmental human rights organization) works on behalf of human rights issues. Their members consist of country experts, lawyers, journalists, and academics of diverse backgrounds and nationalities, consisting of 400 staff members around the globe…. They negotiate with governments, the United Nations, regional groups like the African Union and the European Union, financial institutions, and corporations to press for changes in policy justice around the world (Human Rights Watch, et al. "II. HISTORICAL BACKGROUND", 2000)

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According to Al Jazeera, The Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Aung San Suu Kyi and Myanmar government do not recognise the 1.1 million Rohingya (mostly Muslims) as an ethnic group. The Myanmar government considers them "terrorist" organisation. Since as early as the 12th century, they have lived in the majority Buddhist Myanmar according to many historians and Rohingya groups (Al Jazeera, et al. "Myanmar: Who are the Rohingya?", 2017). During the British rule (1824-1948), there were many migrations of laborers to Myanmar from today's India and Bangladesh. After their independence from British, the government viewed the migration that took place during British rule as illegal, and it is on this basis that they refuse citizenship to the majority of Rohingya. In 1962 military coups in Myanmar, things changed dramatically for the Rohingya. Since the 1970s, the local state have forced Rohingya to flee to Bangladesh, Malaysia, Thailand and other Southeast Asian countries. In 1982, a new citizenship law caused the Rohingya to become stateless. As a result of the law, they lost rights to study, work, travel, marry, practice their religion, vote, access health services, and enter certain professions like medicine, law or running for office. (Human Rights Watch, et al. "II. HISTORICAL BACKGROUND",
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