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UN brands Myanmar violence a textbook example of ethnic cleansing

UN brands Myanmar violence a textbook example of ethnic cleansing

The United Nations’ top human rights official on Monday slammed Myanmar for conducting a “cruel military operation” against Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state, branding it “a textbook example of ethnic cleansing”. Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein’s comments to the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva came as the official tally of Rohingya who have fled Myanmar […]

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Radical Buddhist monks, prejudice fuel Myanmar violence

Radical Buddhist monks, prejudice fuel Myanmar violence

May 01, LASHIO, Myanmar (AP) — Instead, her wrath was reserved for minority Muslims she accused of igniting Myanmar’s latest round of sectarian unrest. “This happened because of the Muslims,” she declared, sifting through charred CDs in the ruins of her recording studio. When a huge mob of Buddhist thugs crawled on the roof of […]

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