UN officials point finger at Myanmar for 'crimes under international law'

UN officials point finger at Myanmar for 'crimes under international law'
 

UN human rights officials have said it is likely that “crimes under international law” have been committed against the Rohingya in Myanmar and called for a body to collect evidence that could be presented in international criminal courts.
Speaking to the Human Rights Council on Monday, the UN special rapporteur on human rights in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, said that “the repressive practices of previous military governments were returning as the norm once more” in Myanmar.
Yee gave the strongest call yet for accountability for the crimes committed in Rahkine since August 2017 that have driven... read more

 
13 March 2018 in World News, Views: 25
Source: Guardian
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