Mr Farmaner continued: ‘The laws don’t specifically name the Rohingya or anyone else, the Burmese government is much smarter than that. President Barack Obama said on Monday that Myanmar needed to end discrimination against the Rohingya people if it wanted to succeed in its transition to a democracy in time for the country’s general elections in November.
Myanmar authorities have said accounts of abuses are unhelpful exaggerations spread by foreign media.
Monday's story, which cited the office of State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, the country's leader, and police, did not say what punishment the police might face, only that "measures are being taken to take action against those who violated police force rules".
While the neck rings make the women’s necks appear long, in reality, the weight of the coils pushes down the muscles around the collarbone and compresses the rib cage - meaning their necks appear longer than they are.
A front-page story in the state-owned Global New Light of Myanmar newspaper about the November 5 incident was a rare official acknowledgment of abuses taking place in the western state of Rakhine.
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