Myanmar's State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi speaks during a memorial ceremony for murdered lawyer Ko Ni and taxi driver Ne Win in Yangon on February 26, 2017. / AFP / Ye Aung THU
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A close aide to Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi Wednesday dismissed mounting international pressure over alleged abuses of Rohingya Muslims as "biased and unfair", despite U.N. evidence of murder, rape and torture by security forces.The United Nations has said Myanmar troops and police may have committed crimes against humanity during a four-month crackdown on the stateless minority.If the U.N. backs a commission and its investigators find evidence that Myanmar's military has committed crimes against humanity, it could once again see Myanmar branded an international pariah.Rights groups and the U.N. have dismissed it as toothless.Five police were sentenced to two months detention by an internal police tribunal over a video showing them abusing Rohingya civilians, and another three senior officers have been demoted.
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