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UN Rights Official: Events in Rakhine State Bear Hallmarks of Genocide

A top U.N. rights expert said the crackdown on Myanmar's Rohingya minority bears "the hallmarks of genocide," as a new report accuses Myanmar's military of building bases where some of the Rohingya homes once stood. Yanghee Lee, U.N. special rapporteur on human rights in Myanmar, used her strongest words yet to describe the situation in Myanmar's northern Rakhine state to the U.N. Human Rights Council in Geneva Monday. "I am becoming more convinced that the...

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