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UN fears Myanmar heading into ‘full-blown conflict’, as protesters cancel new year festivities

The United Nations rights chief warned on Tuesday of possible crimes against humanity in Myanmar and said it seemed to be heading towards a massive conflict like the one ravaging Syria.In a statement, the UN rights office urged countries to take immediate and decisive action to push the military leaders behind a February 1 coup in Myanmar to stop their “campaign of repression and slaughter of its people”. “I fear the situation in Myanmar is heading towards a full-blown conflict,” said Michelle…


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