Press Release: Assistant Secretary Richard’s Visit to Rakhine State

U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration Anne C. Richard traveled to Rakhine State, Myanmar, January 16-19, 2015, visiting the state capital, Sittwe, conflict-affected villages in Maungdaw Township and internally displaced persons (IDP) camps in Sittwe. During the visit, she held discussions with state, district and township officials, Rakhine and Rohingya community representatives, and international humanitarian agencies. Richard’s travel followed her participation in the U.S.-Myanmar Human Rights Dialogue and a trip to Kachin State. Read More