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Myanmar must stay in rights spotlight: UN monitor

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The world must keep Myanmar in the spotlight, a UN human rights monitor warned Friday, saying there was a gap between words and deeds since its military junta made way for democracy. 

Tomas Ojea Quintana, the UN special rapporteur on rights in Myanmar, talks to journalists during a press conference in Yangon, on February 16, 2013. The world must keep Myanmar in the spotlight, Quintana has warned, saying there was a gap between words and deeds since its military junta made way for democracy.

Tomas Ojea Quintana, set to present a report to the United Nations Human Rights Council next week, urged foreign nations to be cautious as they jostle to do business in the former pariah state.

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