UN: Myanmar Military Intended to Perpetrate Genocide Against Rohingya Muslims
|08/23/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
A U.N. fact-finding mission has concluded that the Myanmar military intended to perpetrate genocide on ethnic Rohingya Muslims when it drove hundreds of thousands of them from the country in 2017.
The report, released Thursday, also said the government has failed to meet its responsibility under the Genocide Convention to investigate and punish acts of genocide.
“The human rights violations we have been asked to look into, the basic responsibility lies with the Tatmadaw,” Radhika Coomaraswamy, an expert with the mission, said at the release of the report. The Tatmadaw is the Myanmar military.
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