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Angelina Jolie, John McCain urge Americans to Help Save Rohingya Muslims

Rohingya Muslim refugees cross a canal next to a settlement near the ‘no man’s land’ area between Myanmar and Bangladesh in Tombru in Bangladesh’s Bandarban on February 27, 2018. Hundreds of desperate Rohingya Muslims still pour over the Myanmar border into Bangladesh camps every week, six months into the refugee crisis. (MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

By: Keerthi Mohan

Hollywood beauty Angelina Jolie and US Senator John McCain have urged Americans to unite and fight for human rights. In a New York Times op-ed column co-written by the duo, they have outlined the human rights issues with regards to the atrocities committed against Rohingya Muslims and want Americans and the US government to take action. “Around the world, there is profound concern that America is giving up the mantle of global leadership,” they write. “Our steady retreat over the past decade has contributed to a wide array of complex global challenges — a dangerous erosion of the rule of…

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