UN demands access to Myanmar's Rakhine amid Rohingya crisis

UN investigators are demanding full access to Myanmar to investigate claims of human-rights violations against Rohingya Muslims by security forces.

    A landmark speech on the Rohingya crisis by Myanmar's de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has done little to placate the international community.

    UN investigators are demanding full access to Myanmar to investigate claims of human-rights violations by security forces.

    UN staff in Bangladesh have started collecting testimonies from Rohingya Muslims who have fled the violence. More than 400,000 people have left their homes.

    Al Jazeera's Duncan Crawford explains.


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