The MNHRC officials had been under intense criticism for their handling of a high-profile case where two young maids were allegedly tortured and abused by their employers.
Rangoon Division’s Border and Security Affairs Minister said that punitive action would be taken against police accused of failing to protect the victims in the Ava tailor abuse case.
Six members of a family accused of severely abusing two young housemaids at their tailor shop in downtown Rangoon made their first court appearance today.
The censure motion comes in the wake of public outrage over the national human rights commission’s handling of a case of severe abuse by the owners of a tailor shop…
The four detained suspects are all members of one family that operated the Ava Tailors garment shop in the heart of Rangoon’s old colonial quarter.
Ma Thandar gives testimony in a civilian court hearing as she criticises the acquittal of two soldiers which the government says has constitutional basis.