An armed Myanmar border guard in Maungdaw, Rakhine State. Photo: AFP An armed Myanmar border guard in Maungdaw, Rakhine State. Photo: AFP
An armed Myanmar border guard in Maungdaw, Rakhine State. Photo: AFP

Pressure mounts on Myanmar to investigate reports of ‘mass rape’ of Rohingya carried out by soldiers in Rakhine state

Stories of abuse have spread via social media but are difficult to verify with the army barring rights groups and journalists from the remote region bordering Bangladesh

Topic |   Myanmar's democratic transition
An armed Myanmar border guard in Maungdaw, Rakhine State. Photo: AFP An armed Myanmar border guard in Maungdaw, Rakhine State. Photo: AFP
An armed Myanmar border guard in Maungdaw, Rakhine State. Photo: AFP
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