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Ye Htut and Burmese leading media failed to address the offense of angry mobs during Quintana’s visit to Meikhtila

August 23, 2013

Ye Htut and Burmese leading media failed to address the offense of angry mobs during Quintana’s visit to Meikhtila

M-Media 22nd August 2013 Photo: VOA Burmese

People protest U.N. human rights envoy Tomas Ojea Quintana in Mektila, Burma, August 19, 2013. (VOA Burmese Service)

People protest U.N. human rights envoy Tomas Ojea Quintana in Mektila, Burma, August 19, 2013. (VOA Burmese Service)

Burma President Thein Sein’s spokesman, Ye Htut did not address the angry mobs who actually broke curfew in Meikhtila during UN human rights envoy Tomas Quintana’s visit while he strongly denied Quintana’s statement which describes that the government failed to protect UN’s envoy.

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Quintana:The fear that I felt during this incident, gave me an insight into the fear residents would have felt when being chased down by violent mobs during the violence last March”

August 23, 2013

AFP © Enlarge photo  Quintana’s version of events.

Myanmar blames misunderstanding after UN envoy mobbedThe fear that I felt during this incident, being left totally unprotected by the nearby police, gave me an insight into the fear residents would have felt when being chased down by violent mobs during the violence last March,” he told reporters amid tight security at Yangon airport at the end of his 10 day visit to the country.

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ေျဗာင္လိမ္တတ္တ့ဲ တရုတ္အားကိုး ပုဆိန္ရိုး ေခြးသခိုးအစိုးရ ထံုးစမ္းအတိုင္း ကမာၻ႔ ၾကီးကို ေျဗာင္လိမ္ေနျပီ

August 22, 2013
Soe Thu Moe
ဦးေႏွာက္မရွိတ့ဲ ေျဗာင္လိမ္တတ္တ့ဲ တရုတ္အားကိုး ပုဆိန္ရိုး ေခြးသခိုးအစိုးရ

ထံုးစမ္းအတိုင္း ကမာၻ႔ ၾကီးကို ေျဗာင္လိမ္ေနျပီ

YANGON, Myanmar –  FOX NEWS…Myanmar said a U.N. human rights envoy was well-protected during a visit to a city wracked by religious violence, brushing off his claims that police did nothing as a 200-strong Buddhist mob descended on his car, kicking the windows and doors and shouting abuses.

President Thein Sein‘s spokesman, Ye Htut, said Thursday that U.N. rights rapporteur Tomas Ojea Quintana was never in any danger.

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UN Envoy Blames Burmese Government for Lack of Security

August 22, 2013

UN Envoy Blames Burmese Government for Lack of Security

People protest U.N. human rights envoy Tomas Ojea Quintana in Meikhtila, Burma, August 19, 2013. (VOA Burmese Service)

  Steve Herman August 21, 2013
BANGKOK — A U.N. envoy, on an official trip to Burma, has told reporters his convoy came under attack this week by a Buddhist mob and authorities did not protect him.

U.N. human-rights envoy Tomas Ojea Quintana recounted how a crowd of about 200 people punched and kicked the windows and doors of his car while shouting abuse at him Monday in Meiktila, in central Burma.

Speaking to reporters just before departing the country after a 10-day visit, Quintana said the state had an obligation to protect him.

The Karen Human Rights Group: Burma Army’s ‘shoot on sight’ order still in use

September 6, 2012

SOURCE: Burma Army’s ‘shoot on sight’ order still in use. By The Karen Human Rights Group

The Karen HuQuintana-300x200man Rights Group (KHRG) raised their concerns to the United Nations Special Human Rights Rapporteur, Mr. Tomas Ojea Quintana that now is not the time to repatriate Karen refugees back to Burma.

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