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Myanmar Generals Should Face Genocide Charges, U.N. Panel Says

“Myanmar’s army commander and other top generals should face trial in an international court for genocide against Rohingya Muslims and for crimes against humanity targeting other ethnic minorities, United Nations experts said on Monday after a yearlong investigation. Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing, the commander in chief of Myanmar’s army, is one of six generals named as priority subjects for investigation and prosecution by a United Nations Fact Finding Mission on Myanmar in a report detailing military campaigns involving atrocities that ‘undoubtedly amount to the gravest crimes under international law.’” This ruling will likely set precedence in the body and the broader international community for future genocide cases. 

Source: Myanmar Generals Should Face Genocide Charges, U.N. Panel Says – The New York Times

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