United Nations Special Rapporteur Yanghee Lee

UN expert for restraint in security drives in Rakhine state

A United Nations human rights expert has expressed deep concern over reports that an army battalion has flown into Rakhine State in western Myanmar to help local authorities boost security in the region.

January 20, 2018
January 20, 2018

Rohingyas share horrific tales of torture with UN envoy

Visiting UN Special Rapporteur on human rights situation in Myanmar Yanghee Lee meets Rohingyas in camps and listens to their horrific experiences of torture in Myanmar.

August 12, 2017
August 12, 2017

UN expert for restraint in security drives in Rakhine state

A United Nations human rights expert has expressed deep concern over reports that an army battalion has flown into Rakhine State in western Myanmar to help local authorities boost security in the region.

July 24, 2017
July 24, 2017

UN expert accuses Myanmar of acting like military govt

United Nations Special Rapporteur Yanghee Lee accuses the government of Myanmar of policies reminiscent of the previous military government, and of presiding over a worsening security and human rights situation.