In June 2023, the Museum’s Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide brought together Burmese civil society leaders to discuss the mass atrocities being committed against civilian populations by the Burmese military and what the United States can do to mitigate these threats and prevent future atrocities. The following is a summary of the key points made by the speakers.
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Simon-Skjodt Center Director Naomi Kikoler speaks at our June 21, 2023 event, Living Under Threat: Civilians Across Burma.
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