JUST IN: Facebook has banned 20 organizations and individuals in Myanmar and acknowledged that it was “too slow” to prevent the spread of “hate and misinformation” in the country https://t.co/ai9g6oINqj
— CNN International (@cnni) August 27, 2018
JUST IN: U.N. investigation adds to ‘growing body of information indicating widespread human rights abuses’ by Myanmar’s security forces against Rohingya – U.S. State Dept. https://t.co/V2JsUfDG5g
— Reuters Top News (@Reuters) August 27, 2018
Myanmar’s top military generals must be investigated for genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, says a new report by @UN_HRC Independent Fact-Finding Mission: https://t.co/VtzPikK5NZ pic.twitter.com/NYOHJijyhd
— United Nations (@UN) August 27, 2018
Facebook blocks the accounts of Myanmar’s top general and other military leaders.
The social media giant took the rare step the same day that a scathing U.N. report called for war-crimes prosecutions of Myanmar’s top military brass. https://t.co/0Qo2URO7Kk
— Washington Post (@washingtonpost) August 27, 2018
Desmond Tutu condemns Aung San Suu Kyi: “If the political price of your ascension to the highest office in Myanmar is your silence, the price is surely too steep.” https://t.co/g8hKeUqCwY
— Rula Jebreal (@rulajebreal) August 27, 2018
We could not say we did not know, we could only say we did not act. https://t.co/G7vzIINjZM
— Mariya Parodi (@MariyaParodi) August 27, 2018
The mass killings of Rohingya in Myanmar’s Rakhine State are “shocking for their horrifying nature and ubiquity,” and “for the level of denial, normalcy and impunity that is attached to them,” a team of U.N. researchers concluded. https://t.co/tdNKHWxD2M
— NPR (@NPR) August 27, 2018
Report by UN Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar finds that crimes against humanity and war crimes have been committed, points at need to investigate mil leaders for genocide. The world cannot turn a blind eye to these atrocities – the time to act is now.
— Margot Wallström (@margotwallstrom) August 27, 2018
We #Rohingya in the refugee camps of #Bangladesh, in exile, and inside our country #Myanmar warmly welcome today’s #UN report and its undeniable truths. From today countries of the #UNSC and others have no excuse but to take action and refer the Myanmar criminals to the ICC. pic.twitter.com/ooaGlCjMNi
— Ro Nay San Lwin (@nslwin) August 27, 2018
Myanmar’s army commander and other top generals should face trial for genocide against Rohingya Muslims and for crimes against humanity targeting other ethnic minorities, United Nations experts said after a yearlong investigation https://t.co/MKWPQKbCy5
— The New York Times (@nytimes) August 27, 2018
•Strip #AungSanSuuKyi of her Nobel & charge her w/ enabling genocide
•World Govts must convene to stop Myanmar & deploy resources to support Rohingya Refugees
•Hold Facebook accountable for their apathy which furthered this genocide
•Never again must mean Never again https://t.co/CYmCvl1bjg
— Qasim Rashid, Esq. (@MuslimIQ) August 27, 2018
UN Human Rights Council finds evidence of genocide against the Rohingya in Myanmar. Investigators now call Army commander-in-chief and five other named generals to face prosecution. Described as “textbook example of ethnic cleansing”, this is a great step on the road to justice.
— Huda Elmi (@hudaelmi_) August 27, 2018
Listening to the UN report on Myanmar. It is chilling. It is a reminder how easy it is to lose liberty security freedom and become targetted for just being who one is. Today in our region it is Rohingya tomorrow who?…. Ask not for whom the bell tolls it tolls for thee and me.
— maja daruwala (@majadhun) August 27, 2018