Rakhine Advisory Commission presents 30 recommendations

The Advisory Commission on Rakhine State yesterday presented almost 30 recommendations of action that the Myanmar government can take to immediately improve the situation on the ground in Rakhine as the commission released its interim report. Kofi Annan, Chair of the Advisory Commission, said the report proposes a series of measures to address the situation in Rakhine State and these recommendations include a renewed call for unimpeded access for humanitarian workers and journalists to the affected areas in Northern Rakhine, as well as for an independent and impartial investigation into allegations of crimes committed on and since October 9, 2016. “We strongly believe that perpetrators of these crimes must be held to account” he said.

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