Myanmar has to do a great deal more to dampen the fires of interreligious tension: Human Rights Office

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Rupert Colville, Spokesperson for the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). [UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré]

The UN Human Rights Office is deeply concerned about human rights violations against Muslims in the Rohinga community in Rakhine State and other regions of Myanmar.

Rupert Colville, the spokesperson for the Human Rights Office says "The government of Myanmar has to do a great deal more to tackle this issue and to dampen the fires of interreligious tension".

He spoke to UN Radio's Patrick Maigua in Geneva about the situation of the ethnic and religious minorities in Myanmar.

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