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Rohingya Genocide

Myanmar army should be removed from politics: UN probe

Myanmar's powerful army should be removed from politics, UN investigators said Tuesday in the final version of a damning report reiterating calls for top generals to be prosecuted for genocide against the Rohingya Muslim minority. A brutal military crackdown last year forced more than 700,000 Rohingya to flee over the border to Bangladesh. Demands have mounted for those who waged the campaign to face justice. The UN's 444-page probe is the most meticulous breakdown of the violence to date. It says the military's top…

Myanmar military chiefs should be prosecuted for Rohingya ‘genocide’: UN investigators

Investigators working for the UN's top human rights body say top Myanmar military leaders should be prosecuted for genocide against Rohingya Muslims. The United Nations does not apply the word “genocide” lightly. The fact-finding team’s assessment suggests the crimes against the Rohingya could meet the strict legal definition — which was last met over crimes in Bosnia and Rwanda nearly a quarter-century ago. The call, accompanying a first report by the investigators, amounts to some of the strongest language yet from…

Myanmar army confesses taking part in killing 10 Rohingya Muslims

YANGON: Myanmar security forces took part in a massacre of 10 Rohingya in September, the army chief's office said late Wednesday, as it admitted for the first time abuses during a crackdown that sparked a mass exodus of the Muslim minority. The massacre took place on September 2 in the village of Inn Din in Rakhine state, the Facebook post said, as tensions escalated pitting Rohingya against security forces and ethnic Rakhine locals following the killing of a Rakhine man. "Some villagers from Inn Din village and security…