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Pramila Patten: Rohingya Muslims

pramila patten: The Passionate Eye Behind the Rohingya Crisis Why Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims are one of the most persecuted minorities in the world Patten said sexual violence was being commanded, orchestrated and perpetrated by the Armed Forces of Myanmar, according to CBC. Myanmar's army released a report on Monday denying all allegations of rape and killings by security forces, days after replacing the general in charge of the operation that drove more than 600,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to Bangladesh. The allegation in a report by the New York-based rights group echoes an accusation by Pramila Patten, the UN special envoy on sexual violence in conflict, earlier this week. Ethnic-cleansing accusations The United Nations has denounced the violence as a classic example of ethnic cleansing. Human Rights Watch spoke to 52 Rohingya women and girls who fled to Bangladesh, 29 of whom said they had been raped. The Myanmar government has denied those allegations. ( As reported in the news.