Myanmar is going to possible human rights violations, and police investigations

Myanmar is going to possible human rights violations, and police investigations

Myanmar will investigate whether or not the police are guilty of human rights violations against the islamic Ronhingya minority in the state of Rakhine. Last week announced the country is already a similar investigation to the army.

The Burmese ministry of Home Affairs showed Monday, in a statement to know that there is an “internal investigation” will be set “in order to discover whether the police illegal actions, including human rights violations, carried out during the securing of the area”.

In a report by the UN, which earlier this month appeared, to be the Burmese security forces accused of mass killings and gang rape of Rohingya’s. Also would there since the beginning of an anti-terror in Rakhine in October last year, some villages in the fire it put.

The UN calls it “very likely” that the acts can be seen as human rights violations and possibly even ethnic cleansing.


“The UN report contains some very serious allegations of crimes against humanity by the police in Myanmar, including rape. But as we know that never happened,” said police commander Myo Thu Soe Monday told Reuters.

Myanmar denies almost all the allegations of mensenrechtschendingen in the state. According to the government, carry out the security services of a lawful operation against rebels as a response to the murder of nine police officers near the border with Bangladesh on October 9. It was probably a militia of Rohingya responsible.

Since the beginning of the veiligheidsoperatie in October are almost 69.000 Rohingya’s from Myanmar to Bangladesh fled. According to the UN, there are more than a thousand Rohingya killed. The Burmese government is talking about less than a hundred dead.

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