Myanmar: Conflict Leads to Six-fold Increase in Killing and Maiming of Children in the First Three Months of This Year

FAIRFIELD, Conn. June 22, 2020—Violence against children during the armed conflict in Myanmar’s central Rakhine state has been on a sharp rise, despite urgent calls from the UN Secretary-General for a global ceasefire to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The number of children killed or maimed in the violence rose six-fold in the first three […]