Myanmar urged by UN Security Council to hold ‘proper’ probe into alleged atrocities against Rohingya

Myanmar must hold a “proper investigation” into alleged atrocities against the Muslim Rohingya, a UN Security Council envoy said on Tuesday at the end of the highest-level diplomatic visit to the conflict area.
Refugees and rights groups say Myanmar’s army and vigilantes systematically raped and murdered civilians and torched villages during “clearance operations” in Rakhine state ostensibly targeting Rohingya militants.
That campaign launched last August in the…