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UN Envoy: 'Urgent Priority' for Myanmar to End Discrimination Against Muslims

A U.N. human rights envoy is urging the government of Myanmar to make ending what she calls "institutionalized discrimination" against Muslims an urgent priority. Special Rapporteur Yanghee Lee, ending a two-week mission to the country formerly known as Burma, told reporters Friday that "such restrictions severely affect all aspects of life, including access to basic services and livelihoods." "It is clear that tensions along religious lines remain pervasive...

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