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Myanmar army rejects U.N. findings of abuses in Rohingya crackdown

Myanmar’s army on Tuesday rejected allegations of human rights abuses during its crackdown on Rohingya Muslim last year, made by the United Nations in a report on the offensive that forced some 75,000 Rohingya to flee to neighbouring Bangladesh. The crackdown, in response to attacks by Rohingya insurgents on border …

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Burmese army clears itself of Rohingya atrocity claims

Myanmar’s army on Tuesday cleared itself of allegations that troops may have carried out ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims, but said a soldier had been jailed for taking a motorbike. More than 70,000 members of the persecuted minority fled to neighbouring Bangladesh after the military launched a widespread crackdown late …

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Aung San Suu Kyi rejects UN inquiry into crimes against Rohingya

Myanmar leader says resolution for the investigation is ‘not in keeping with what is happening on the ground’ Aung San Suu Kyi has rejected a decision by the UN’s rights council to investigate allegations of crimes by Myanmar’s security forces against minority Rohingya Muslims. The UN body agreed in March to …

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