Arrest riles UN envoy

BANGKOK - United Nations human rights envoy Sergio Paulo Pinheiro is disturbed by Myanmar's arrest of prominent labour activist Su Su Nway as he met junta officials, a UN official said yesterday.

BANGKOK - United Nations human rights envoy Sergio Paulo Pinheiro is disturbed by Myanmar's arrest of prominent labour activist Su Su Nway as he met junta officials, a UN official said yesterday.

Pinheiro, who is visiting the former Burma to get to the bottom of the regime's bloody crackdown on democracy protests in September, is expected to raise the arrest in meetings with government officials today. - Reuters

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