UN resolution urges Myanmar to change campaign that would erase Muslim group's identity

October 31, 2014 11:01 PM

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UNITED NATIONS – A new U.N. draft resolution takes aim at Myanmar's aggressive campaign to have its Rohingya Muslims identify as a term they reject, urging "access to full citizenship on an equal basis."

The European Union-drafted resolution obtained Friday by The Associated Press is one piece of international pressure on the Southeast Asian country to change its campaign before world leaders including President Barack Obama arrive for a regional summit in less than two weeks.

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