Myanmar military exonerates itself in report on atrocities against Rohingya

Army clears itself of all accusations of killing villagers, rape and crimes against humanity

Myanmar’s army has released a report denying all allegations of rape and killings by security forces, having days earlier replaced the general in charge of the operation that drove more than 600,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to Bangladesh.

No reason was given for Maj Gen Maung Maung Soe being transferred from his post as the head of Western Command in Rakhine state, where Myanmar’s military, known as the Tatmadaw, launched a sweeping counter-insurgency operation in August.

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November 14th, 2017 by