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Myanmar Military Finally Admits Killing Rohingya

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Myanmar Military Finally Admits Killing Rohingya

Min Aung Hlaing, the military’s commander-in-chief of Myanmar, in a post on his Facebook page admitted heartlessly that Soldiers and villagers were involved in the killings of "Bengali terrorists", and legal action would be taken against them…

Myanmar Authorities refers to members of the persecuted Rohingya, a Muslim minority, as Bengalis, denying them nationality of a state they have lived in for centuries

Amnesty International has called for inquiry in the case and said the military admitting wrongdoing over the incident was a positive development, but just "the tip of the iceberg"

Ethnic cleansing campaign by Myanmar govt. since last August has forced out more than 655,000 Rohingya from Rakhine State into Bangladesh & other neighboring areas. Many stories of mass killings, gang rape, and arson attacks by security forces have been reported even though the media has been blocked extensively by the govt.

Hopeless of any respite from their govt. the oppressed Rohingya may once again try to find their only source of defense in the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA), which has reportedly been regrouping and recruiting

If the ARSA finds strength again and the Rohingya rejoin it & take up arms starting a new wave of clashes, this will again be the grave responsibility of the Myanmar govt. which has never tried to talk to the community nor given them any security or the right to live…