Myanmar Military Leaders Should Be Investigated, Prosecuted For Genocide, War Crimes, U.N. Report Says
CNN: Myanmar military leaders should face genocide charges, U.N. says
“An independent United Nations investigation into alleged human rights abuses carried out against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar has called for the country’s military leaders to be investigated and prosecuted for genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes. The damning report contains allegations of murder, imprisonment, and sexual violence against the Rohingyas, carried out by the Myanmar military, known as the Tatmadaw, under the guise of a crackdown on terrorists, and against a backdrop of impunity that effectively placed military leaders above the law…” (McKirdy, 8/28).
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