Rights groups have accused Myanmar 's security forces of committing atrocities in various villages, including Gu Dar Pyin, where they say at least five shallow mass graves had been found.
Three Myanmar military officers have been found guilty by a court-martial investigating atrocities against Rohingya Muslims in conflict-ridden Rakhine state.The rare action against military members was announced by the army on Tuesday as Myanmar faces
at the United Nations' top court over a brutal 2017 crackdown against the Rohingya.Some 750,000 Rohingya, with accounts of widespread murder, rape and arson. Estimates from survivors in Bangladesh put the death toll in the hundreds.READ MORE:
Six things to know about the conflict in Myanmar's Rakhine state'Guilty verdict'After initially denying the allegations, the military started court-martial proceedings in September, admitting there had been "weakness in following instructions" in the village.
The commander-in-chief's office announced on Tuesday the court-martial had "confirmed the guilty verdict" and sentenced three officers.No details were provided on the perpetrators, their crimes or sentences.Rights groups Amnesty International called the lack of transparency on the court-martial "alarming".
"Closed-door trials shrouded in secrecy, and marred by a lack of independence in the military judiciary system, are not the way to end military impunity in Myanmar," said Amnesty's Ming Yu Hah.Extrajudicial killingsThe government has largely supported the army's justification of the 2017 operations as a means of rooting out insurgents.
Civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi admitted at the International Court of Justice in December, however, that disproportionate force may have been used.The military has maintained any atrocities were committed by a few maverick individuals.UN investigators also found evidence of extrajudicial killings in other
Rakhine villages, Maung Nu and Chut Pyin.The army chief's office said Tuesday a court of inquiry would "continue to investigate" events at both villages. Read more: TRT World »
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