The United Nations is in session this week. One of the points on the agenda is Myanmar and a key recommendation is that there should be international efforts to restore democracy in the country before it is too late. Siobhan Robbins had this information in Sky News. Here is an excerpt:
A report by the United Nations Human Rights Office alleges widespread violations by the military against the people, some of which may constitute crimes against humanity or war crimes.
More than 1,100 people have been killed by security forces since the military seized power in February.
Based on interviews with more than 70 victims and witnesses, the document details a list of alleged abuses since the coup, including attacks on peaceful protestors, junta forces firing without warning, and systematic, targeted killings involving semi-automatic weapons and snipers.
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