Friday, January 24, 2014
Ensure Aid and Media Access, Prosecute Abusive Security Forces
“The Burmese authorities need to promptly and transparently investigate this deadly violence, prosecute those responsible, and ensure aid gets to those in need. Official discrimination against the Rohingya population and impunity for past abuses has created a fertile ground for new atrocities to take place.”
A Rohingya Muslim woman is seen crying on an intercepted boat trying to flee a deadly hate campaign in Myanmar. (file photo)
Thu Jan 23, 2014 11:39PM
The United Nations has urged Myanmar to investigate recent killings of Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state.
The UN human rights chief has called on Burma to investigate reports that dozens of Rohingya Muslims have been killed in attacks by Buddhists in Rakhine state.