Result of investigations on war crimes against Rohingya Muslims

An independent commission established by Myanmar's government has concluded there are reasons to believe that security forces committed war crimes in counterinsurgency operations that led more than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to neighboring Bangladesh. However, the commission, headed by a Philippine diplomat, said in a report given Monday to President Win Myint that there … Continue reading Result of investigations on war crimes against Rohingya Muslims

War Crimes: The U.N. insists on prosecuting indicted Myanmar soldiers

The international community on Monday supported the UN report, which called for an investigation and prosecution of Myanmar's top military officials on charges of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes against Rohingya Muslims. The report prepared by the UN Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar stated that human rights violations and abuses committed in … Continue reading War Crimes: The U.N. insists on prosecuting indicted Myanmar soldiers

Army chief denies rape against Rohingya Muslims

Myanmar's army chief denied his forces committed rape and other sexual abuses during a crackdown he ordered on Rohingya Muslims, as he addressed UN Security Council delegates in the capital Naypyidaw. Senior General Min Aung Hlaing heads an army accused of "ethnic cleansing" by the United Nations, including the widespread rape and murder of civilians … Continue reading Army chief denies rape against Rohingya Muslims