"Summary: This report looks at the current situation of human rights in Myanmar as well as reflects on the extent of progress made during the course of Mr. Tomás Ojea Quintana’s six years on the mandate.

"The present report, submitted pursuant to Council resolution 22/14 and General Assembly resolution 68/242, covers human rights developments in Myanmar since the previous report of the Special Rapporteur to the Council in March 2013 (A/HRC/22/58) and to the Assembly in October 2013 (A/68/397). The present report to the Council is the last by the current mandate holder before the end of his six-year term in May 2014."

The report focuses specifically on the status of human rights in the following areas: Prisoners of conscience; Conditions of detention and treatment of prisoners; Freedom of opinion and expression; Freedom of peaceful assembly and association; Human rights concerns in the context of development; Situation in ethnic border areas; Situation in Rakhine State; Democratic transition and establishing the rule of law; and Truth, justice and accountability.

The Special Rapporteur also makes recommendations to the Government of Burma on how to rectify the ongoing human rights issues cited in the report.

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