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UN General Assembly condemns Myanmar

NONE OF YOUR BUSINESS Myanmar accused the assembly of ‘blatant interference’ in its internal political process and said it would not be bound by the UN resolution

AP , UNITED NATIONS

The resolution expressed “grave concern” at Myanmar’s “continuing practice of enforced disappearances, use of violence against peaceful demonstrators, rape and other forms of sexual violence, torture and cruel, inhumane or degrading treatment” and arbitrary detentions.

It singled out Aung San Suu Kyi, last year’s protestors, “as well as the high and increasing number of political prisoners.”

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