Myanmar Dismisses Rohingya-Crisis General Amid EU Sanctions

Source: The Wall Street Journal

YANGON, Myanmar—Myanmar’s military announced the ouster of a key general Monday as the European Union sanctioned him and six other senior officers in connection with alleged massacres and the forced exodus of hundreds of thousands of minority Rohingya last year.im-15643

Maj. Gen. Maung Maung Soe was dismissed from the armed forces, the military said in a statement on its Facebook page. He was chief of the Western Command last August and September, when security forces launched a bloody campaign against Rohingya Muslims following alleged…

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