Between 2003 and 2005, an estimated 200,000 civilians died from violence, disease, and starvation as a result of a campaign of violence in Darfur by the Sudanese government. Two million were displaced from their homes. In 2004, the US Secretary of State called the violence in Darfur a genocide.
The Burmese military has targeted the Rohingya people because of their ethnic and religious identity—crimes that amount to genocide and crimes against humanity. For many Rohingya victims and survivors the future remains uncertain, as threats against their community continue.
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