Upcoming by-elections are a 'crucial moment' for Myanmar, says UN expert

The upcoming by-elections in Myanmar will be a “crucial moment” in history for the country and a key test for the Government on the progress made implementing democratic reforms, a United Nations independent expert said today.

UN expert calls on Myanmar to take ‘active approach’ to protect human rights

An independent United Nations expert urged the Government of Myanmar to take an “active approach” to protect human rights in the country and commit to implementing reforms to ensure lasting peace and reconciliation.