The UN's rights envoy on Myanmar Wednesday slammed the nation's government for failing to protect him when his convoy came under attack in a town reeling from religious unrest.
UN Human Right Rapporteur on Rights in Myanmar Tomas Ojea Quintana talks to journalists during a press conference prior to his departure from Yangon airport on August 21, 2013. The UN's rights envoy to Myanmar accused the nation's government Wednesday of failing to protect him when his convoy came under attack in a town hit by religious unrest.
"The state has to protect me as a responsibility... This did not happen. The state failed to protect me," Tomas Ojea Quintan, the United Nations special rapporteur on human rights, told reporters at the end of his 10 day visit to the country.
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