Rohingya plight: UNHRC to discuss human rights abuses in Myanmar

The human rights of the Rohingya people are being discussed at the United Nations. The Special Rapporteur for Myanmar has urged the UN to establish a Commission of Inquiry into abuses committed against the minority group.

by

    The human rights of the Rohingya people are being discussed at the United Nations.

    The Special Rapporteur for Myanmar has urged the UN to establish a Commission of Inquiry into abuses committed against the minority group.

    Yanghee Lee will address the Human Rights Council in Geneva later.

    Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen reports from Sittwe in Myanmar.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: Take a tour through divided Jerusalem

    Interactive: Take a tour through divided Jerusalem

    Take a tour through East and West Jerusalem to see the difference in quality of life for Israelis and Palestinians.

    Stories from the sex trade

    Stories from the sex trade

    Dutch sex workers, pimps and johns share their stories.

    Inside the world of India's booming fertility industry

    Inside the world of India's booming fertility industry

    As the stigma associated with being childless persists, some elderly women in India risk it all to become mothers.