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German historian of the University of Bielefeld Christopher Kopper (L) and the President of Volkswagen in Brazil Pablo Di Si (R) uncover a plaque in memory of the victims of the last Brazilian military dictatorship, during the presentation of a report on Volkswagen's role during the dictatorship, at the headquarters of the factory in the city of Sao Bernardo do Campo, Sao Paulo State, Brazil, Dec. 14, 2017.
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The Brazilian unit of Volkswagen "exhibited unreserved loyalty towards the military government" that ruled the South American country between 1964 and 1985, according to a report commissioned by the German automaker and released Thursday.

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Mounting evidence of genocide of Rohingyas in Myanmar, says rights group

 11/15/2017 - 02:07
Rohingya refugee children in a makeshift camp at the beach at the Myanmar-Bangladesh border near the town of Maungsaw, Rakhine State, western Myanmar, 12 November 2017. EPA-EFE FILE/HEIN HTET

 Myanmar denies citizenship to the Rohingyas, a Muslim minority - considering them illegal immigrants from Bangladesh - and imposes multiple restrictions on them including restrictions on their movement. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday is scheduled to visit Myanmar to meet with the country's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi to discuss the conflict.

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