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Myanmar may be trying to ´expel´ all Rohingya: UN expert

SITTWE: Myanmar may be seeking to "expel" all ethnic Rohingya from its territory, a UN rights expert said Monday, pushing for a high-level inquiry into abuses against the Muslim minority community. The United Nations special rapporteur on human rights in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, said a full purge could be the ultimate goal of the institutional persecution and horrific violence being perpetrated against the Rohingya. The evidence "indicates the government may be trying to expel the Rohingya population from the country…