Episode
November 2, 2015

Uncovering Myanmar’s 'genocide agenda'

Documentary shows evidence of government-led persecution of the Rohingya people.
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A new film released by Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit has revealed Myanmar state documents showing the use of hate speech and the incitement of anti-Muslim riots and sentiments. These documents, along with eyewitness accounts and expert testimony, have led a clinic at Yale University Law School to say there is “strong evidence” the government of Myanmar is coordinating a genocide against the Rohingya people. The clinic is also calling on the UN Human Rights Council for an “urgent, comprehensive and independent investigation.” We discuss at 19:30 GMT.

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Phil Rees @JPGREES
Al Jazeera Investigative Unit

Nay San Lwin @nslwin
Rohingya blogger
rohingyablogger.com

Thomas MacManus @tmacmanus
International State Crime Initiative

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