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UN to ‘urgently’ send rights probe to Myanmar

The UN rights council agreed Friday to "urgently" launch an investigation into violations against Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims, including torture, murder and rapes allegedly committed by troops. The Geneva-based body decided to "dispatch urgently an independent international fact-finding mission" to Myanmar, particularly focused in northern Rahkine state, in a resolution adopted by consensus. The mission must provide an oral update in September and a full report by this time next year, said the resolution backed by the…