US sanctions Myanmar general over Rohingya "ethnic cleansing" campaign

By PrimeNewsGhana
Over 410,00 Rohingya Muslims have fled the Myanmar military campaign

The US has sanctioned a Myanmar general accused of leading an ethnic cleansing campaign against the Rohingya people.

 Maung Maung Soe is among a host of world figures blacklisted by the US. He was removed from his post last month.

The crisis in northern Rakhine state has seen more than half a million Rohingyas flee for neighbouring Bangladesh since August 2017.

Credit: BBC

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