Possible Genocide Against the Rohingya

Case Study: Possible Genocide Against the Rohingya


When: June 2012 – Present

Where: Burma (also known as “Myanmar”)


  • Perpetrators: Burmese Security Forces, Rakhine Nationalist Development Party (RNDP), Buddhist Monkhood
  • Targets: Rohingya people, an ethnic and religious minority in Burma


  • ~6,800 people dead (exact total unknown)
  • Hundreds of thousands refugees

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Background Articles

News Articles


The ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ of Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims, Explained (5:14)
(Click to watch, 5:14)
Rohingya Crisis: Meeting Myanmar’s Hardline Buddhist Monks (4:29)
Burma: Methodical Massacre at Rohingya Village (2:19)
(Click to watch, 2:19)
Widespread Rape in the Ethnic Cleansing of Rohingya in Burma (4:39)
(Click to watch, 4:39)

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