Nearly 60 Burma-based civil society organisations call on the government to fully cooperate with a UN fact-finding mission tasked with looking into allegations of grave human rights violations in Arakan State and elsewhere in the country.
Category: Human Rights
Sweden’s ambassador-at-large for human rights, Annika Ben David, has been in Burma this week on her first official visit to the country. In this interview, she speaks with DVB about a range of human rights challenges facing Burma.
Following the release last week of a damning UN report on Burmese security forces’ “calculated policy of terror” against Rohingya Muslims in Arakan State over recent months, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has vowed that “where there is clear evidence of abuses and violations, the government will take necessary measures.”