Myanmar's military is accused of waging an "ethnic cleansing" campaign against Rohingya Muslims. But many wonder if Pope Francis will take a stand.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson condemned the "horrendous atrocities" suffered by Myanmar's Rohingya Muslim population.
The U.S. is also considering officially declaring violence against the country's Rohingya Muslims ethnic cleansing.
She accused Rohingya militants of being "harbingers of terror and violence" in a Facebook video.
Aung San Suu Kyi had said little about the Rohingya crisis until Tuesday. In her 30-minute speech, she didn't denounce violence against the group.
Aung San Suu Kyi, leader of Myanmar, will skip the U.N. General Assembly. The U.N. says the violence toward the Rohingya is "ethnic cleansing."
An increase in violence against Myanmar's Rohingya Muslim population has forced the World Food Program to halt aid over safety concerns.
Myanmar officials have rejected a United Nations report that alleged security forces committed "crimes against humanity" against the Rohingya people.
Drucie Bathin is a Burmese refugee who came to the United States to escape a devastating decades-long civil war in Burma.
A large group Burmese refugees were shifted to Denver because of oppression in their home country.
The new Rohingya Culture Center of Chicago is a safe refuge for these persecuted Muslims.