U.N. rights investigator calls for sanctions on Myanmar

U.N. rights investigator calls for sanctions on Myanmar

The Star Online - News·2021-02-12 21:00

GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations human rights investigator for Myanmar said on Friday there were "growing reports, photographic evidence" that security forces have used live ammunition against protesters, in violation of international law.

Thomas Andrews said that the U.N. Security Council should consider imposing sanctions, arms embargos, and travel bans due to the military coup on Feb. 1 and reiterated his request to carry out a mission to the country.

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