Rights group files suit in Germany against Myanmar military


              Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Fortify Rights Matthew Smith talks to reporters during a news conference in Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023. The human rights group and 16 people from Myanmar have filed a criminal complaint in Germany seeking punishment of Myanmar's generals for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity they alleged were committed in that country after their 2021 government takeover and during a 2017 crackdown on Muslim Rohingya. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Fortify Rights Matthew Smith holds a criminal complaint during a news conference in Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023. The human rights group and 16 people from Myanmar have filed a criminal complaint in Germany seeking punishment of Myanmar's generals for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity they alleged were committed in that country after their 2021 government takeover and during a 2017 crackdown on Muslim Rohingya. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Fortify Rights Matthew Smith talks to reporters during a news conference in Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023. The human rights group and 16 people from Myanmar have filed a criminal complaint in Germany seeking punishment of Myanmar's generals for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity they alleged were committed in that country after their 2021 government takeover and during a 2017 crackdown on Muslim Rohingya. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Fortify Rights Matthew Smith holds a criminal complaint during a news conference in Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023. The human rights group and 16 people from Myanmar have filed a criminal complaint in Germany seeking punishment of Myanmar's generals for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity they alleged were committed in that country after their 2021 government takeover and during a 2017 crackdown on Muslim Rohingya. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              FILE - A Myanmar security officer walks past burned Rohingya houses in Ka Nyin Tan village of suburb Maungdaw, northern Rakhine state of western Myanmar on Sept. 6, 2017. A human rights group and 16 people from Myanmar have filed a criminal complaint in Germany seeking punishment of Myanmar's generals for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity they alleged were committed in that country after their 2021 government takeover and during a 2017 crackdown on Muslim Rohingya. (AP Photo, File)
            
              FILE - Protesters run after police shot warning shots and used water cannon to disperse them during a protest in Mandalay, Myanmar on Feb. 9, 2021. A human rights group and 16 people from Myanmar have filed a criminal complaint in Germany seeking punishment of Myanmar's generals for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity they alleged were committed in that country after their 2021 government takeover and during a 2017 crackdown on Muslim Rohingya. (AP Photo, File)
Rights group files suit in Germany against Myanmar military