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.
- CAM strongly condemns the inhuman attack by the Burmese military regime on civilians.
- The airstrikes constitute war crimes and crimes against humanity and the Burmese military regime should be held accountable.
- Our prayers and thoughts are with the families and loved ones of the victims.