U.N. General Assembly voices concern for Myanmar's Muslims




 
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U.N. General Assembly voices concern for Myanmar's Muslims
 
December 25th, 2012  
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U.N. General Assembly voices concern for Myanmar's Muslims
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. General Assembly expressed serious concern on Monday over violence between Rohingya Muslims and Buddhists in Myanmar and called upon its government to address reports of human rights abuses by some authorities. The 193-nation General Assembly approved by consensus a non-binding resolution, which Myanmar said last month contained a "litany of sweeping allegations, accuracies of which have yet to be verified." Outbreaks of violence between ethnic Rakhine Buddhists and the Rohingyas have killed dozens and displaced thousands since June. ...




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