U.S. State Department Investigating Alleged Atrocities Against Rohingya Refugees
Reuters: Exclusive: U.S. team in refugee camps investigating atrocities against Rohingya
“The U.S. government is conducting an intensive examination of alleged atrocities against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims, documenting accusations of murder, rape, beatings, and other possible offenses in an investigation that could be used to prosecute Myanmar’s military for crimes against humanity, U.S. officials told Reuters. … The information will be analyzed in Washington and documented in a report to be sent to the State Department’s leadership in May or early June, the officials said. It’s unclear whether the Trump administration will publicly release the findings…” (Szep et al., 4/25).
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