I was repeatedly told not to use the term ‘Rohingya’ as this was not recognized by the Government: Ms. Yang Hee Lee, UN Special Rapporteur

Chittagong, Bangladesh: The new Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Burma, Ms. Yang Hee Lee stated during a press conference at Rangoon International Airport, Burma, on July 26 that she was told repeatedly not to use the term ‘Rohingya’ as this was not recognized by the Government.

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The new Special Rapporteur,Ms. Yang Hee Lee stated during a press conference at Rangoon International Airport, Burma,
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