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Myanmar aid restrictions ‘could be war crime’, says rights group

By: Sarwar Alam

Government restrictions on lifesaving aid for displaced people in northern Myanmar could constitute a war crime, advocacy group Fortify Rights said on Thursday (30), as pressure grows for accountability for rights abuses in the country. The rights group released a detailed report on aid restrictions just days after UN-mandated investigators said Myanmar’s military carried out mass killings and gang rapes of Muslim Rohingya in Rakhine State in the west of the country with “genocidal intent”. Myanmar rejected the report saying the international community was making “false allegations”. Myanmar has come in for criticism for blocking aid agencies from conflict-torn parts…

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