Statement on Rohingya Genocide Remembrance Day

October 27, 2022

Washington DC, USA ——- On October 23, 2022, at 8:30pm in Myanmar, the Burmese military attacked Kachin civilians with airstrikes at A Nang Pa, Hpakant, Kachin State in Myanmar. At the time of the airstrikes, the victims were commemorating the 62nd anniversary of the founding of the Kachin Independence Organization (KIO). The airstrikes killed 54 people and injured over 100.

Therefore, the Chin Association of Maryland, Inc. (CAM) issues the following statement.

  1. CAM strongly condemns the inhuman attack by the Burmese military regime on civilians.
  2. The airstrikes constitute war crimes and crimes against humanity and the Burmese military regime should be held accountable.
  3. Our prayers and thoughts are with the families and loved ones of the victims.
Zo Tum Hmung
Tel. 443-936-8616
The Chin Association of Maryland, Inc. (CAM) is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C. and Maryland. CAM empowers Chin communities in Maryland to successfully integrated into American society. CAM also advocates for durable solutions for Chin and other refugees and internally displaced persons, and religious freedom and human rights in Burma.