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US Secretary of State Calls Violence Against Rohingya in Myanmar ‘Ethnic Cleansing’

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the violence against the Rohingya Muslim population in Myanmar is “ethnic cleansing.” The written statement comes after weeks of pressure from U.S. lawmakers and international human rights groups for the Trump administration to make firm its position on the crisis that has led to the displacement of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya from Myanmar, also known as Burma. Jesusemen Oni has more. … Read the referenced story here: US Secretary of State Calls Violence Against Rohingya in Myanmar ‘Ethnic Cleansing’

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Tillerson Calls Violence Against Rohingya in Myanmar ‘Ethnic Cleansing’

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is calling the violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state that triggered a mass relocation of Muslim Rohingya to neighboring Bangladesh ethnic cleansing. “After a careful and thorough analysis of available facts, it is clear that the situation in northern Rakhine state constitutes ethnic cleansing against the Rohingya,” Tillerson said in a written statement Wednesday. The determination increases pressure on the Trump administration to consider “possible targeted sanctions” against Myanmar’s government and those blamed for the crisis. “No provocation can justify the horrendous atrocities that have…

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The Invisible Violence in Relationships That Destroys People

Everyone feels mistreated by someone at some point in their lives. It can be a time being neglected or intimidated, or a time you were threatened by someone you cared about. It could also be being discouraged or criticized in a negative way. Maybe someone was indifference to you when you turned to them for help in a difficult situation. Perhaps you have experienced some, or even all of this. Having any of the above negative experiences is not a minor thing. In fact, it reflects a deeper issue. Not…

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