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Genocide threat for Myanmar’s Rohingya greater than ever, investigators warn HRC
September 17, 2019

The United Nations has warned that hundreds of thousands of ethnic Rohingya are facing a greater threat of genocide than ever amid government attempts to erase their identity and remove them from Myanmar.

In a report, UN-appointed independent investigators said that many of the conditions that led to killings, rapes, torture, forced displacement and other grave rights violations by Myanmar military.

The report stated that the evidence that infers genocidal intent on the part of the state has strengthened, that there is a serious risk that genocidal actions may occur.

 NNR/ Ahsan