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OHCHR Condemns Myanmar Ethnic Cleansing Move

New York (ABC Live): Myanmar Ethnic Cleansing : The United Nations human rights chief today lashed out at the treatment of the Rohingya in Myanmar which has led to more than 300,000 people fleeing to Bangladesh in the past three weeks, as security forces and local militia reportedly burn villages and shoot civilians. “The situation seems a textbook example of ethnic …

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UN Welcomes Nepal’s Supreme Court Decision to Grant Amnesty for Human Rights Violations During Civil War

Kathmandu (ABC Live): A senior United Nations official has welcomed a decision by Nepal’s Supreme court against granting amnesty for serious human rights violations committed during a decade-long civil war calling it a “significant development for the thousands of victims of the conflict”. “I now call on the Government of Nepal to urgently implement this important decision, in the spirit …

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