UN: Myanmar violence a deliberate strategy to expel Rohingya

Karin Friedrich speaks during a press conference on Myanmar at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017. Friedrich, who was part of the U.N. mission to Bangladesh, told a press conference “Rohingya men aged 15 to 40 were reportedly arrested by the Myanmar police” and detained without any charges, she said. A report by the U.N. human rights office says attacks against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar point to a strategy to instill “widespread fear and trauma” and prevent them ever returning to their homes. (Martial Trezzini/Keystone via AP)


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