• Myanmar army chief's Twitter account suspended over anti-Rohingya hate speech

    One year ago - By The Guardian

    Min Aung Hlaing claims his army did not use excessive force when 700,000 Rohingya fled Myanmar in 2017 A Myanmar army general accused of masterminding genocide against the country's Muslim Rohingya people has had his Twitter account suspended, following complaints about him using the social media platform for hate speech. Min Aung Hlaing, the south-east Asian country's top ranking general, had his sgminaunghlaing account taken offline this week. Related: UN tells of Myanmar genocide but are world powers listening?
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