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UN expert on Myanmar on her final mission...

UN expert on Myanmar on her final mission...

Rohingya Crisis

Tue, Jan 14 2020

Myanmar continues denying Yanghee Lee access to that country

UN rights investigator on Myanmar lambasts...

UN rights investigator on Myanmar lambasts...

South Asia

Tue, Sep 3 2019

Yanghee Lee, who is the United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights to Myanmar, said Suu Kyi was...

UN investigator: US sanctions on Myanmar...

UN investigator: US sanctions on Myanmar...

South Asia

Fri, Jul 19 2019

Yanghee Lee said a travel ban was not enough and called for the commanders' assets to be frozen

UN expert: Asean must pressurize Myanmar...

UN expert: Asean must pressurize Myanmar...

Rohingya Crisis

Thu, Jul 18 2019

‘When states in this region engage with Myanmar, human rights should firmly be on the...

UN envoy fears ‘new crisis’ for Rohingya...

UN envoy fears ‘new crisis’ for Rohingya...

Bangladesh

Mon, Mar 11 2019

Shah Kamal, secretary of Disaster Management and Relief Ministry, said the government was in talks with...

UN urges social media, investors to...

UN urges social media, investors to...

South Asia

Wed, Mar 6 2019

Facebook said this month it had banned four insurgent groups fighting Myanmar's military after it...

UN expert welcome move to amend Myanmar’s...

UN expert welcome move to amend Myanmar’s...

South Asia

Thu, Feb 7 2019

Myanmar’s 2008 constitution was drafted by the former military government and has been a key stumbling...

UN Special Rapporteur Yanghee Lee visits...

UN Special Rapporteur Yanghee Lee visits...

Rohingya Crisis

Fri, Jan 25 2019

She visited the island along with a delegation of Bangladesh Foreign Ministry officials

UN Special Rapporteur Yanghee Lee to...

UN Special Rapporteur Yanghee Lee to...

Rohingya Crisis

Wed, Jan 23 2019

Lee will present her findings and recommendations at the 40th session of the Human Rights Council in...

Foreign minister: No hide-and-seek about...

Foreign minister: No hide-and-seek about...

Rohingya Crisis

Sun, Jan 20 2019

UN expert, Lee, discusses cooperation with Bangladesh to resolve Rohingya issue

UN HR expert Lee due Saturday in Bangladesh...

UN HR expert Lee due Saturday in Bangladesh...

South Asia

Sat, Jan 19 2019

She also plans to visit the island of Bhashan Char in Noakhali

UN rights envoy urges Myanmar to end...

UN rights envoy urges Myanmar to end...

South Asia

Thu, Jun 28 2018

More than 700,000 mostly Rohingya have escaped Buddhist-majority Myanmar since last August

Zuckerberg: Facebook used to incite...

Zuckerberg: Facebook used to incite...

South Asia

Tue, Apr 3 2018

Facebook is paying attention to its role as a platform for disseminating messages that could fuel conflict,...

UN expert: Myanmar employs starvation...

UN expert: Myanmar employs starvation...

South Asia

Tue, Mar 13 2018

In Rakhine state, Myanmar appeared to be pursuing a policy of forced starvation to make life there unsustainable...

Yanghee Lee: Incidents in Rakhine bear...

Yanghee Lee: Incidents in Rakhine bear...

Bangladesh

Tue, Mar 13 2018

The UN special rapporteur has also called for accountability over violence in Rakhine

UN human rights expert laments cycle...

UN human rights expert laments cycle...

World

Thu, Feb 1 2018

'What the Myanmar government claims to be the conduct of military or security operations was actually...

UN special rapporteur visits Rohingya...

UN special rapporteur visits Rohingya...

Nation

Sun, Jan 21 2018

Yanghee Lee visited different sections of the refugee camp on Sunday and heard first-hand accounts of...

UN special rapporteur visits Rohingya...

UN special rapporteur visits Rohingya...

Nation

Sat, Jan 20 2018

She heard accounts from 10 Rohingya men and 10 Rohingya women in the reception center of Teknaf Nature...

UN rights investigator calls for pressure...

UN rights investigator calls for pressure...

South Asia

Thu, Dec 28 2017

The ICC cannot act against Myanmar without a referral because Myanmar is not an ICC member

The Rohingya crisis: UN official ‘very...

The Rohingya crisis: UN official ‘very...

World

Fri, Oct 27 2017

According to UNHCR, at least 604,000 Rohingyas have entered Bangladesh fleeing the violence that erupted...

UN rapporteur says Myanmar committing...

UN rapporteur says Myanmar committing...

World

Fri, Mar 10 2017

Yanghee Lee says the situation of the Rohingya is far worse than she had expected