Tillerson Calls for Independent Probe Into Myanmar’s Rohingya Crisis


NAYPYITAW, Myanmar—U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday pressed Myanmar’s top civilian and military leaders to allow an independent investigation into a crackdown against ethnic Rohingya Muslims that has driven more than 600,000 people into neighboring Bangladesh.

In a news conference with Aung San Suu Kyi, who heads the country’s civilian government, Mr. Tillerson said he was “deeply concerned by credible reports of widespread atrocities committed by security forces and by vigilantes unrestrained by security…