Tillerson Calls for Independent Probe Into Myanmar's Rohingya Crisis
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 The U.S. Secretary of State pressed Myanmar’s top civilian and military leaders to allow an independent investigation into a crackdown against ethnic Rohingya Muslims that has driven more than 600,000 people into neighboring Bangladesh.
In August 2017, thousands of Rohingya militants staged a coordinated attack that killed 12 security officers in the Myanmar state of Rakhine.
This sparked a brutal and bloody crackdown on the.. Source: NowThis -
A Rohingya family of five were repatriated in Myanmar Saturday. They were among the nearly 700,000 refugees who'd fled to Bangladesh. The army says its crackdown was provoked by the attacks of Rohingya.. Source: Wochit News -
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