UN human rights envoy Yanghee Lee visits correctional facilities in Mon State

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Nay Pyi Taw, Jan 11

Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar Ms. Yanghee lee visited the production camp of the Correctional Department in Zinkyeik, Paung township in Mon State yesterday.

On her first-ever visit to Mon State, Ms. Lee held talks with officials of the Correctional Department, discussing the conditions of the department and prisoners.

She also observed the sleeping quarters for inmates. The delegation led by Ms. Lee also visited Wutgyi quarry and observed the operation of the business.