Tuesday, 26 March, 2019


Myanmar says United Nations findings on human rights lack credibility

Myanmar Army Grabbing Land Left by Fleeing Rohingya Amnesty International Former Rohingya village
Bennie Garza | 13 March, 2018, 19:30

Investigators from the United Nations are now looking into a potential - the investigators recently said they are "becoming more convinced" that a genocide occurred - genocide in Myanmar that happened between October 2016 and August 2017.

According to Marzuki Darusman, chairman of the UN Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar, social media had played a "determining role" in Myanmar.

The UN has been denied access to Rahkine since late past year, so both Yee and the fact-finding mission have been forced to conduct their investigations in Cox's Bazaar in Bangladesh, where hundreds of thousands of Rohingya are now living in refugee camps.

Escalating violence has forced more than 650,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee across the border to Bangladesh, in what the UN's human rights chief has described as a "a textbook example of ethnic cleansing".

Similarly, UN Myanmar investigator Yanghee Lee said Facebook's role in disseminating information to the public plays a huge part of the public's life, which has affected their views on the genocide that is taking place.

But Darusman said they had "hundreds of credible accounts of the most harrowing nature" including corroborated evidence of brutal gang rapes, sexual violence against women and the killing of babies and children.

United Nations human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein also called last week for the creation of a new body tasked with preparing criminal indictments over atrocities committed in Myanmar.

This "master database", she said, could then be used as the basis to put the "individuals who gave the orders and carried out violations against individuals and entire ethnic and religious groups" on trial in global criminal courts or tribunals.

"Despite the numerous warnings I have made of the risk of atrocity crimes, the worldwide community has buried its head in the sand", he said adding, this has cost the Rohingya population of Myanmar their lives, their dignity and their homes.

He adds that it has "substantially contributed to the level of acrimony and dissension and conflict". This content goes viral, normalizing hate speech and shaping public perception.

Lee adds that the ultra-nationalist Buddhists also have their own Facebook accounts which incite "a lot of violence and a lot of hatred against the Rohingya or other ethnic minorities".

"I'm afraid that Facebook has now turned into a beast", Lee told reporters.

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