Myanmar’s colonial policies and crimes trigger renewed liberation struggles

By Maung Zarni | Published by Anadolu Agency on October 9, 2020 Lack of action from UN and world community encourages Myanmar to commit atrocities against ethnic communities LONDON — Almost three decades ago the UN had established the mandate of Special Rapporteur to monitor the human rights situation in Myanmar, under the Commission on Human Rights Resolution number 58 of 1992. But the UN-mandated human rights missions have not deterred Myanmar’s successive governments from perpetrating human rights crimes against dissidents, government critics, and national minorities. Besides, it is indicative of Myanmar leaders’ typical hostility towards the human rights-focused approach, adopted