Saturday, November 17, 2007

UN Envoy Gets Myanmar Casualty Evidence

Source: The Examiner

At least 15 people died in Myanmar's biggest city when the military crushed September's pro-democracy demonstrations, five more than the government has acknowledged, according to a U.N. human rights investigator Friday.

The U.N.'s Paulo Sergio Pinheiro told a news conference that the figure, based on post-mortems and other official information, was not necessarily complete and he did not know how many other people may have been killed elsewhere in the country.

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