Sunday, November 04, 2007

Burma Must End Human Rights Abuses: HRW

Source: Times of India

The UN special envoy to Myanmar should demand that the military government commit itself to a quick transition towards a civilian rule through negotiations with opposition parties and civil society, a US-based human rights watchdog said on Friday.

It is important that this visit gets to the heart of the matter, the need to end continued "draconian military rule and systematic human rights abuses," Human Rights Watch's (HRW) Asia Director Brad Adams said.

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