London — A nurse who survived the Rwandan genocide and wrote the first civilian testimony of the massacre said Myanmar's persecution of its Rohingya Muslim minority amounts to genocide and is a “shame on the world's conscience”.

Yolande Mukagasana, 65, lost her entire family during the genocide, a three-month killing spree of 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus that began 25 years ago.

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