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Two Myanmar soldiers sent to the Hague for Rohingya killings

Confessions detail killing of dozens of villagers and mass graves: reports

Soldiers march in Yangon during a Union day celebration in February.   © Reuters

Two Myanmar soldiers have been taken to The Hague after confessing to murdering minority Rohingya Muslims during a 2017 crackdown, two news organisations and a rights group reported on Tuesday.

The two men admitted to killing dozens of villagers in northern Rakhine state and burying them in mass graves, according to the New York Times, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and the non-profit Fortify Rights, citing statements the men made on videos filmed in Myanmar this year.

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