It Was a Genocide Against the Rohingya

Mar 24, 2022

The United States officially recognized that the Myanmarese military committed crimes against humanity and genocide against the Rohingya people in 2017.

Protecting Genocide Survivors through Refugee Resettlement

Nov 19, 2021

For Rohingya refugees displaced in Bangladeshi camps, conditions grow ever more dire as international aid dwindles, Rohingya social justice activist Yasmin Ullah reported during a webinar co-sponsored by HIAS and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum on November 16.

Path to Genocide: An Exhibit on the Rohingya Explained

Sep 23, 2020

A new exhibit tells stories of the Rohingya, and how they went from citizens to outsiders to victims of genocide.

When You Say ‘Never Again,’ Remember the Rohingya

Sep 18, 2020

We invite the entire American-Jewish community to commit to acting in 5781 to support the Rohingya people.

Seeing Firsthand the Rohingya Refugee Crisis

Dec 03, 2018

My first visit to Bangladesh to learn firsthand about the Rohingya refugee crisis – and I wasn't sure what to expect.

The Rohingya: One Year Later

Aug 28, 2018

August 25th marked a somber anniversary. A year ago, the military and armed militias in Myanmar began a coordinated campaign targeting the Rohingya in Rakhine State. More than 700,000 fled for their lives to neighboring Bangladesh. A new U,N. report calls for six military officials in Myanmar to be prosecuted on genocide charges.

Keeping Up the Fight to Protect the Rohingya Fleeing Myanmar

Apr 16, 2018

The United States has historically led in resettling Rohingya refugees, and now is not the time to stop.

The U.S. Must Help Protect the Rohingya Fleeing Myanmar

Oct 20, 2017

After Cambodia, Bosnia, Rwanda—after the Holocaust—how is it possible that we are again witnessing ethnic cleansing?

Fire Strikes Refugee Housing in Buffalo: How You Can Help

Aug 12, 2016

On the night of July 21, 2016, a house in Buffalo, New York caught fire. Next door: the apartments of 14 newly arrived refugees from around the globe.

The Struggle of Myanmar's Persecuted Rohingya People

Jun 12, 2015

To flee their home country, the Rohingya migrants of Southeast Asia pay steep prices for space aboard unseaworthy ships with dwindling food supplies and horrific sanitary conditions.