UN wants more time for research in Myanmar

The Commission of the United Nations that the violence in Myanmar, needs more time.

She has the human rights organisation UNHCR asked permission to be able to continue the investigation.

The UN Commission investigating a whole load of accusations. That relate to mass executions, torture, sexual abuse, the use of land mines and the burning down of villages. Commission chairman Marzuki Darusman from Indonesia said in an explanation "to go where the evidence leads him back". He wants six months longer in Myanmar. This would complete his command in september 2018.

The Ambassador of Myanmar to the United Nations, Htin Lynn, find that the Commission's investigation adds nothing. Myanmar takes effective and "proportioned" measures to terrorist activities, he explained.

The Government of Myanmar should also formally still give permission for.

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