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US: Strengthen Targeted Sanctions on Burma

Expand Rohingya refugees cross the Naf River with an improvised raft to reach to Bangladesh in Teknaf, Bangladesh on November 12, 2017. © 2017 Reuters / Mohammad Ponir Hossain (Washington, DC) – The US Congress should adopt legislation to enhance targeted sanctions against Burmese military commanders who are implicated in serious human rights abuses, Human Rights Watch said today in a letter to congressional leaders with 45 other nongovernmental and faith-based organizations. Related Content Joint Letter to Senate and House Armed Services Committees The groups said it is “imperative” Congress…

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