U.N. says Reuters report on Myanmar massacre demands 'attention, action'

From Reuters - February 13, 2018

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - 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 U.N. Security Council on Tuesday.

Deputy U.N. 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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