Myanmar blackout may be cover for gross human rights violations: U.N. investigator

Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee gives her report to the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, March 11, 2019. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

GENEVA (Reuters) – Myanmar’s army may be committing gross human rights violations under cover of a mobile phone blackout in parts of Myanmar’s Rakhine and Chin states, U.N. special rapporteur Yanghee Lee said on Monday. Lee, an independent expert who reports to the U.N. Human Rights Council on human rights in Myanmar, said nine townships […]

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