US imposes sanctions on top Myanmar generals  
Occurred in Myanmar on July 17, 2019, at 10:10 AM
Reported by komin via Internet on July 17, 2019, at 3:10 PM in Myanmar

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The US has imposed sanctions on Myanmar's top general and three senior officers, accusing them of human rights violations against Rohingya Muslims.

The generals and their families are banned from entering the US.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said there was credible evidence that the generals were involved in the violent crackdown on the Rohingya minority in 2017, and that abuses were continuing.

Myanmar's government and military condemned the sanctions.

Brigadier General Zaw Min Tun told Reuters news agency that an army-led investigation into the 2017 violence was ongoing.


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