Myanmar: Government dismisses claims of abuse against Rohingya

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al jazeera

State-backed commission rejects UN report of mass killings and systematic rape of Muslim minority by security forces.

Hundreds have been killed in violence across the Muslim-minority Rakhine state since October [File: Simon Lewis/Reuters]

A government-appointed commission has cleared Myanmar security forces of systematic rape, murder and arson against Rohingya Muslims, dismissing UN allegations of widespread abuses during a recent crackdown.

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