7 April 2020

UN chief

UN chief urges Myanmar authorities to stop violence against Rohingya

KONFRONTASI - The United Nations chief has called on Myanmar's authorities to halt the ongoing campaign against the persecuted Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state.

Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday described reports of Myanmar's security forces attacking civilians as "completely unacceptable."

"I call on the Myanmar authorities to suspend military activities and violence and uphold the rule of law," he said in a press conference.