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US imposes sanctions on Myanmar military over Rohingya atrocities

August 21, 2018

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CWN Editor's Note: In addition to persecuting Rohingya Muslims, Myanmar’s military has also oppressed some of the nation’s Christians, as discussed in this recent report. The nation of 55 million is 88% Buddhist, 6% Christian, and 4% Muslim. Pope Francis made an apostolic journey to Myanmar and Bangladesh in 2017.

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