UN appoints team to probe crackdown against Rohingyas

Al Jazeera

The UN is sending a fact-finding team to investigate alleged human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.

Around 75,000 have fled Rakhine state since the military began a security operation last October [Turjoy Chowdhury/NurPhoto via Getty Images]
Around 75,000 have fled Rakhine state since the military began a security operation last October [Turjoy Chowdhury/NurPhoto via Getty Images]

The UN on Tuesday appointed a three-member team to investigate alleged abuses by security forces against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.

The fact-finding mission will be led by prominent Indian lawyer Indira Jaising, Sri Lankan lawyer Radhika Coomaraswamy, and Australian human rights consultant Christopher Dominic Sidoti, according to a statement from the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) on Tuesday. Tiếp tục đọc “UN appoints team to probe crackdown against Rohingyas”