UN Special Rapporteur to Myanmar Yanghee Lee will visit Bangladesh on January 19 to assess the conditions of the more than 920,000 Rohingya who have sought refuge there following widespread and systematic violence in Myanmar. Lee is tasked with assessing the human rights situation in Myanmar but has been blocked on several occasions by the Myanmar government.
By Kathryn Hampton, MSt
2018 saw an increase of over 8% in the number of refusals on this ground compared to 2017.
Victims of this policy include a 15-year-old with venous thrombosis and a father of 11 with retinal detachment.
On the occasion of celebrating Human Rights Day (December 10^th), we are thrilled to present to you 50 to '67 – Chronicles of Occupation – a unique book on which we have worked over the past year, born in the 50th anniversary of the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian Territories.