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Myanmar Rohingya abuse may be 'crimes against humanity' – UN

Nov 30, 2016 - 12:27 PM

Amid the mounting crisis former UN chief Kofi Annan begins a week long visit to Myanmar that will include a trip to northern Rakhine

A Malaysian Muslim girl holds a placard following a protest against the persecution of ethnic Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, outside the Myanmar Embassy in Kuala Lumpur on November 25, 2016. Manan Vatsyayana/AFP

UN voices 'serious concern' on human rights in Thailand

Sep 03, 2014 - 2:43 PM

The UN Human Rights Office for South East Asia OHCHR points to a deteriorating environment for human rights defenders

NEW PREMIER. Thai Army Chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha reading a statement after receiving a royal command during a ceremony to swear him in as prime minister at the Army headquarters in Bangkok on August 25, 2014. Government House /AFP