Suu Kyi denies ethnic cleansing of Myanmar minority

April 5, 2017 9:41 PM

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Suu Kyi denies ethnic cleansing of Myanmar minority

YANGON: Aung San Suu Kyi has denied security forces have carried out ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, speaking to the BBC after the UN rights council agreed to investigate allegations of rape, murder and torture against the army.

Rights groups say hundreds of the stateless group were killed in a months-long army crackdown following deadly attacks on Myanmar border police posts.

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