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Burma: the UN accuses the junta of "massing" troops in the north, fears "atrocities"

2021-10-22T22:28:55.836Z

The UN rapporteur for human rights in Burma on Friday, October 22, accused the Burmese junta of "massaging tens of thousands of ...



The UN rapporteur for human rights in Burma accused Friday, October 22 the Burmese junta of

"massing tens of thousands of troops and heavy weapons"

in the north of the country and said he feared "atrocities".

“We should all be prepared, as are the people in this part of Burma, for even more mass atrocities

,

Tom Andrews told the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

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"These tactics are a grim reminiscence of those employed by the armed forces before their genocidal attacks against the Rohingya in Rakhine State in 2016 and 2017"

, he added, adding that he had received information according to which a very large numbers of troops were moving to remote areas of northern and northwestern Burma.

Source: lefigaro

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