Evgeni Tanchev's opinion came out on the same day when Poland ruled that the country's human rights ombudsman - a critic of the government - must leave office at the end of his term.
Polish court says human rights ombudsman must leave office via @IrishTimesWorld
The Myanmar junta's latest killing toll: > 11 on Monday, adding to 57 over the weekend, according to the UN rights office. >183 since the coup, according to the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners. Each a human being, with a family who mourns.
"The people of Myanmar have the right to assemble peacefully and demand the restoration of democracy....Use of lethal force against non-violent demonstrators is never justifiable under international human rights norms." -- UN rights office.
"More than 350 people, including officials, activists and monks, have been arrested in Myanmar since the Feb. 1 military coup, including some who face criminal charges on 'dubious grounds'”--UN human rights office.
The UN human rights office has issued a good compilation of the Myanmar military junta's violations of human rights since its coup:
"The seizure of power by the Myanmar military...constitutes a profound setback for the country, after a decade of hard-won gains in its democratic transition." -- UN rights office at today's special session on Myanmar of the UN Human Rights Council.
LOOK: The UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) report found guns of the same serial number reappearing in crime scenes of drug war killings, suggesting that Philippine police planted evidence of guns. | via @liannami