Human rights ‘catastrophe’ in Myanmar: UN calls for urgent action   |

Ms. Bachelet’s alert came in a new report from her office OHCHR, which details widespread violations by the military against the country's people, some of which may constitute crimes against humanity or war crimes.   Crisis escalating…

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Myanmar junta abducting children of people targeted for arrest, says UN expert | Myanmar

Myanmar’s military junta is systematically abducting the relatives of people it is seeking to arrest, including children as young as 20 weeks old, according the UN special rapporteur for the…

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Myanmar: UN expert says current international efforts failing, urges ‘change of course’ |

According to Special Rapporteur Tom Andrews, since its power grab and overthrow of the democratically-elected Government, the junta and its forces have murdered more than 1,100 people, arbitrarily detained more…

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