Myanmar coup: ousted MPs accuse military of human rights abuses

Myanmar coup: ousted MPs accuse military of human rights abuses

The Guardian

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Group says junta has carried out hundreds of extrajudicial killings, as well as torture and illegal detentions

A group representing Myanmar’s ousted elected government has said it has gathered 180,000 pieces of evidence showing human rights abuses by the military, including hundreds of extrajudicial executions, torture and illegal detentions.

The Committee for Representing Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (CRPH), which was set up in the aftermath of the coup to represent MPs from Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy party, said its legal representative would meet UN investigators to discuss the abuses on Wednesday.

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