Yanghee Lee is on a 12-day fact-finding visit to Burma to assess developments within various human rights situations across the country.
A UN envoy accuses Burmese authorities of conducting surveillance on some of the people she met on previous visits.
UN Special Rapporteur on Myanmar Yanghee Lee began her third official visit to the country today. Lee will tour Burma for five days.
Burma’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has slammed the UN special rapporteur for human rights in Burma, Yanghee Lee, for her use of the term “Rohingya” during a recent 10-day visit to the country.
The United Nations’ Special Human Rights Rapporteur to Burma Yanghee Lee met with MPs and community leaders in Myebon, Arakan State, on Friday to hear about the challenges for the co-existence of Buddhist and Muslim communities.
The new UN Special Rapporteur on Burma, Yanghee Lee, undertakes her first official visit to the country from 17 to 26 July when she will visit Naypyidaw, Rangoon and Mandalay, as well as Arakan and Kachin states. A South Korean and former child psychologist, Lee succeeds Tomás Ojea Quintana who completed his six-year term on the …