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WASHINGTON (BP) -- Southern Baptist Convention President J.D. Greear has joined a diverse coalition in urging the Trump administration to label as genocide the brutalities against religious and ethnic minorities in Myanmar.
Greear and more than 75 other signers sent a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Oct. 17 requesting the official designation in response to what they described as the Myanmar military's "planned, coordinated campaign of mass killings, gang rapes and other atrocities" against the country's Rohingya Muslim minority. Myanmar, also known as Burma, is located in Southeast Asia. Read More