U.N. rights envoy says mob attacked his car in Myanmar




 
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U.N. rights envoy says mob attacked his car in Myanmar
 
August 22nd, 2013  
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U.N. rights envoy says mob attacked his car in Myanmar
YANGON (Reuters) - A 200-strong mob attacked a U.N. human rights envoy's car in central Myanmar this week, kicking windows and doors and shouting abuse, as he arrived to investigate Buddhist-led violence against Muslims, the envoy said. Tomás Ojea Quintana, a U.N. special rapporteur on human rights, said the attack occurred on Monday at about 10.30 p.m. in Meikhtila, where a wave of anti-Muslim riots in March killed at least 43 people, destroyed hundreds of homes and displaced thousands. ...




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