Myanmar's General Min Aung Hlaing arrives at a ceremony to mark the 71st anniversary of Martyrs' Day in Yangon in July 2018. Photo: AFP Myanmar's General Min Aung Hlaing arrives at a ceremony to mark the 71st anniversary of Martyrs' Day in Yangon in July 2018. Photo: AFP
Myanmar's General Min Aung Hlaing arrives at a ceremony to mark the 71st anniversary of Martyrs' Day in Yangon in July 2018. Photo: AFP

Rohingya atrocities: US sanctions Myanmar military chief Min Aung Hlaing

  • Members of ethnic minorities shot, often while fleeing, or while others were burned to death in their own houses, US Treasury Department says in statement
  • Move comes as Aung San Suu Kyi attends first day of genocide hearings at UN court

Topic |   Rohingya Muslims
Myanmar's General Min Aung Hlaing arrives at a ceremony to mark the 71st anniversary of Martyrs' Day in Yangon in July 2018. Photo: AFP Myanmar's General Min Aung Hlaing arrives at a ceremony to mark the 71st anniversary of Martyrs' Day in Yangon in July 2018. Photo: AFP
Myanmar's General Min Aung Hlaing arrives at a ceremony to mark the 71st anniversary of Martyrs' Day in Yangon in July 2018. Photo: AFP
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