Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Myanmar Military Chief Defends Crackdown Against Rohingya In The Western Rakhine State

Senior General Min Aung Hlaing (R), commander-in-chief of Myanmar's armed forces, participates in an Armed Forces Day ceremony in Naypyidaw, March 27, 2017. RFA

Sydney Morning Herald: Myanmar chief labels Rohingya Muslim intruders, warns against UN investigation

Myanmar's military chief has warned against United Nations intervention in his country, declaring more than one million Rohingya Muslims in western Rakhine state as "Bengali" interlopers, despite them having lived there for generations.

Min Aung Hlaing​ also signalled his armed forces will shun a fact-finding mission into atrocities on Rohingya, following a motion co-sponsored by Australia at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva last Friday, saying it would threaten Myanmar's sovereignty.

Read more ....

More News On Myanmar's Military Chief Defending His Crackdown Against The Rohingya In Rakhine State

Myanmar Military Chief Defends Crackdown Against Rohingya in Rakhine State -- Radio Free Asia
Myanmar army chief defies UN calls, defends crackdown on Rohingya -- Press TV
U.N. Rights Council to Investigate Reports of Atrocities in Myanmar -- New York Times
UN to probe alleged crimes against Rohingya in Myanmar -- Al Jazeera
Myanmar Rohingya militants call for peacekeeping troops -- AFP

No comments: