Børge Brende breaks Norway’s years of silence on the Rohingya of Burma
The UN Rapporteur on Burma Yanghee Lee points to “systematic discrimination”. Former PM Kjell Magne Bondevik speaks of “crimes against humanity”. Nobel Lareate Amartya Sen calls it a “slow genocide”. In a rare public statement on the situation of the muslim minority in Rakhine state, Foreign Minister Børge Brende has expressed Norway’s concern.