UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Yanghee Lee has drawn a mixed reception on her second visit to Burma.
At Sittwe airport, as many as 500 Arakanese nationalists are waiting to protest her arrival later on Thursday.
“Then they were tortured and abused and forced to have sex. They were mocked for being Christians. The soldiers made one of them spread his arms like he was on a cross while the other had to perform a dance.”
The Dawei Development Association has alleged that planning and construction work undertaken thus far in the Dawei SEZ project, has come without the free, prior and informed consent of local stakeholders.