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UN official says Myanmar committing ‘crimes against humanity’

March 12, 2021

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CWN Editor's Note: A UN human-rights official has said that the military junta in Myanmar is guilty of crimes against humanity. Speaking to a UN meeting in Geneva, Thomas Andrews said “the security forces of the junta are carrying out killings, imprisonment, persecution and other crimes as part of a coordinated campaign directed against the civilian population in a systematic and widespread way.”

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