September 23, 2017

Ms. Yanghee Lee and party visit relief camps in Sittway

Ms Yanghee Lee and delegation arrive Sittway Airport. Photo: MNA

An UN delegation led by Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar Ms. Yanghee Lee arrived to Sittway yesterday at 10:00 am after departing from Buthidaung on boat.
Ms. Yanghee Lee and party met with Muslims at a madrasa in Aung Mingalar ward, Sittway. In the afternoon, the UN delegation toured That Kal Pyin Relief Camp in Sittway and met with Muslims in the camp.
Afterwards, the UN delegation left for Yangon by air. In Yangon, they went to Myanmar Press Council and met with officials. Ms. Yanghee Lee’s questions on conduct of the media council, difficulties faced by media personnel and cases against media personnel were answered by Myanmar Press Council Vice Chairman 1 U Aung Hla Tun, Vice Chairman 2 Dr. Myo Thant Tin and secretary U Thiha Saw.
This is the third meeting between Ms. Yanghee Lee and Myanmar Press Council.

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