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US determines Myanmar army committed genocide against Rohingya

The Biden administration has formally determined that violence committed against the Rohingya minority by Myanmar’s military amounts to genocide and crimes against humanity, US officials said, a move that advocates say should bolster efforts to hold the junta that now runs Myanmar accountable.Secretary of State Antony Blinken will announce the …

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Taliban looted, torched Afghan homes after evicting residents | The Express Tribune

WASHINGTON: Taliban fighters in northern Afghanistan last month evicted families and looted and torched their homes in apparent retaliation for cooperating with the Kabul government, Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday. The “retaliatory attacks” were committed by insurgents participating in a Taliban offensive that has overrun scores of districts around …

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