UN says Reuters report on Myanmar massacre demands 'attention, action' | The Daily Star
09:45 PM, February 13, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 09:58 PM, February 13, 2018

UN says Reuters report on Myanmar massacre demands 'attention, action'

A Reuters investigation into the killing of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar and other reports of grave abuses "demand our attention and action," a senior United Nations official told the UN Security Council today.

Deputy UN political affairs chief Miroslav Jenca called for the release of two detained Reuters journalists, telling the 15-member council: "The ability to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information is a barometer for respect for human rights more broadly."

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