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March 20, 2017 • Author: Women's League of Burma

အမ်ဳိးသမီးမ်ားအဖဲြ႔ခ်ဳပ္(ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ)၏ န၀မအႀကိမ္ညီလာခံထုတ္ျပန္ေၾကညာခ်က္

အမ်ဳိးသမီးမ်ားအဖဲြ႔ခ်ဳပ္ (ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ) သည္ အဖဲြ႔၀င္ အဖဲြ႔အစည္းမ်ားမွ ကိုယ္စားလွယ္မ်ား၊ အႀကံေပးအ... Read more ►

March 20, 2017 • Author: Women's League of Burma

Statement of the Ninth Congress of Women’s League of Burma

The Ninth Congress of the Women’s League of Burma, held from March 16 to 18, 2017, was attended by 67 people, including representatives from member organizations, members of the Advisory Board, members of the Secretariat and program coordinators, staff and observers. The r... Read more ►

March 20, 2017 • Author: FORUM-ASIA

HRC34 Oral Statement on the Importance of National Human Rights Institutions (NHRI)

34th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council Item 8: General Debate Oral Statement Delivered by R. Iniyan Ilango On behalf of the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) Monday, 20 March 2017 Mr. President, the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Act... Read more ►

March 19, 2017 • Author: Palaung State Liberation Front

မြန္တုိင္းရင္းသားတုိ႔၏ သေဘာဆႏၵကုိ ဆန္႔က်င္ကာ တံတားအမည္ေျပာင္းလဲျခင္းကုိ ကန္႔ကြက္ေၾကာင္း သေဘာထားထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္

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March 18, 2017 • Author: European External Action Service/Spokesperson on the Interim Report of the Advisory Commission on Rakhine State

Statement by the Spokesperson on the Interim Report of the Advisory Commission on Rakhine State, Myanmar

The issuance of the interim report of the Advisory Commission on Rakhine State, which was established by State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and led by Dr Kofi Annan, is an important moment for the millions of people who live there, Myanmar, neighbouring countries and the wide... Read more ►

March 17, 2017 • Author: Amnesty International

Myanmar: Act now on Rakhine Commission report

Myanmar’s authorities must immediately act on the urgent calls made in an interim report by the Advisory Commission on Rakhine State, Amnesty International said today. “The authorities must immediately act on the Rakhine Commission’s recommendations to grant humanitari... Read more ►

March 17, 2017 • Author: Human Rights Watch

US: Call on Burma to Cease Persecution of Rohingya

Co-Chairmen Representatives McGovern and Hultgren and members of the committee, thank you for the opportunity to submit a written statement for today’s hearing on the Human Rights of the Rohingya People. Human Rights Watch has conducted research on the human rights situat... Read more ►

March 16, 2017 • Author: Kofi Annan/Chair of the Advisory Commission on Rakhine State

Statement by Kofi Annan, Chair of the Advisory Commission on Rakhine State (Interim Report)

Let me make a few introductory remarks on our report. First, we should  accept that the nature of the crisis facing Rakhine state has changed due to the attacks of 9 October and the subsequent security operations. This has led to investigations and reports by the Unit... Read more ►

March 16, 2017 • Author: International Council of Voluntary Agencies

NGO Statement on Asia and the Pacific Agenda item 3(a)iv

NGOs remain deeply concerned by overall lack of protection and basic rights for people affected by forced displacement in the majority of countries in the Asia Pacific region.  In the absence of meaningful protection, refugees are subject to severe rights violations includi... Read more ►

March 15, 2017 • Author: FORUM-ASIA, Progressive Voice, Women’s Peace Network, Kachin Women’s Association‐Thailand and Ta’ang Women’s Organization

Burma/Myanmar: Human Rights Council should establish an independent, international investigation into gross human rights abuses

The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), together with Progressive Voice, Women’s Peace Network, Kachin Women’s Association-Thailand, and Ta’ang Women’s Organization, call on the UN Human Rights Council to establish a commission of inquiry or a ... Read more ►

March 14, 2017 • Author: US Embassy in Burma

The U.S. Embassy is Concerned by Reports of Escalating Conflict in northern Shan State & the Displacement of tens of Thousands of People

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March 14, 2017 • Author: Burma Rivers Network, Save the Salween Network and Burma Environmental Working Group

ျမစ္ေခ်ာင္းမ်ားအတြက္ ႏုိင္ငံတကာလႈပ္ရွားမႈေန႕- ျမန္မာျမစ္ေခ်ာင္းမ်ားဆုိင္ရာကြန္ယက္-BRN သံလြင္ထိန္းသိမ္းကာကြယ္ေရးကြန္ယက္- SSN ႏွ...

ႏုိင္ငံတကာျမစ္ေခ်ာင္းမ်ားေန႕တြင္ ႏုိင္ငံတ၀ွမ္းလုံးစုစည္းမႈျဖင့္ ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံ၏ပဋိပကၡဇုံအတြင္း... Read more ►

March 14, 2017 • Author: Burma Rivers Network, Save the Salween Network and Burma Environmental Working Group

International Day of Action for Rivers: Countrywide Gatherings on International Rivers Day to Oppose Large Dams in Burma’s Conflict Zone

Today, on the International Day of Action for Rivers, communities around the country are gathering to oppose plans by the Burmese government and global hydropower industry to build cascades of large dams on Burma’s major rivers, mostly in ethnic conflict zones. Events will... Read more ►

March 14, 2017 • Author: Kachin local Residents

၂၀၁၇ ခုႏွစ္၊ မတ္လ(၁၄)ရက္ေန႔တြင္ က်ေရာက္သည့္ ႏိုင္ငံတကာျမစ္ေခ်ာင္းအင္းအိုင္မ်ားလႈပ္ရွားမႈေန႔အေပၚေဒသခံဌာေနတိုင္းရင္းသားမ်ားမွ သေဘာထားထုတ္ျပန္ေၾကညာခ်က္။

ကခ်င္ျပည္နယ္၊ခ်ီေဖြၿမိဳ႕နယ္၊ခ်န္းေမာခုန္း၊ထြန္းရွိန္ေက်းရြာ ျမစ္ကမ္းေဘးတြင္က်င္းပေသာႏိုင္ငံတ... Read more ►

March 13, 2017 • Author: International Bar Association's Human Rights Institute

BAHRI Joint NGO Statement on Human Rights in Myanmar Submitted to the 34th Session of the Human Rights Council

On 13 March 2017, the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) joined the International Commission of Jurists and Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada to deliver a statement to the 34th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council as part of an I... Read more ►