Reading time: 3 minutes Since September, over 600,000 Rohingyas have been forcibly displaced under threat of genocide and sexual abuse from the Burmese regime, with most fleeing into neighboring Bangladesh. The Rohingya, a Muslim minority group with centuries-old roots in Rakhine state, are being denied statehood and virtually erased as the world watches. News outlets overwhelmingly focus on Aung…

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For this report, Amnesty International conducted research into enforced disappearances committed by the government in Syria from March 2011 to August 2015. Researchers interviewed 71 family members, friends or colleagues of people who have been forcibly disappeared; eight people who were released after having been forcibly disappeared; and 14 international and national experts on enforced disappearance, such as investigators, analysts, and monitors. Amnesty International researchers carried out these interviews in Turkey, Lebanon, the UK and Germany from June to September 2015

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