UN warns of ‘human rights catastrophe’ in Myanmar
24 September 2021 | 6:48 am
UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet has called for urgent action to curb the "terrible and tragic" consequences of the conflict. She also cited an economic and political crisis made worse by the coronavirus pandemic.
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