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Chicagoans organize Rohingya Genocide Remembrance Day

It’s been one year since Burmese security forces displaced almost all members of the Rohingya ethnic group from Myanmar. On August 25th, people will have “Save Rohingya Day” rallies in four cities across the U.S. and Canada. The organizer is Burma Task Force USA, the only full-time advocacy team dedicated to stopping the Rohingya genocide. The group hopes to draw attention to plight of the nearly 900,000 Rohingya refugees now living perilous lives in Bangladesh camps. Imam Abdul Malik Mujahid, founder of Burma Task Force USA, explains the steps needed to get Rohingya out of harm's way, and into a safe future.

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