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March 30, 2017 • Author: Kayan New Generation Youth

ကယန္းမ်ိဳးဆက္သစ္လူငယ္၏ (၇) ႀကိမ္ေျမာက္ညီလာခံအၿပီး ဒုတိယႏွစ္ ႏွစ္ပတ္လည္အစည္းအေ၀း၏ ထုတ္ျပန္ ေၾကညာခ်က္

၁။   ကယန္းမ်ိဳးဆက္သစ္လူငယ္၏ (၇) ႀကိမ္ေျမာက္ညီလာခံအၿပီး ဒုတိယႏွစ္ ႏွစ္ပတ္လည္ အစည္းအေ၀းတစ္ရပ္ကို (၂၀၁... Read more ►

March 30, 2017 • Author: Amnesty International

Former Prisoner of Conscience Detained Again: Htin Kyaw

Activist, Htin Kyaw is again being detained solely for the peaceful exercise of his human rights. Arrested in October 2016 for his criticism of the Myanmar justice system, his next court hearing is on 5 April 2017 and, if convicted, he faces up to two years’ imprisonment. ... Read more ►

March 28, 2017 • Author: Amnesty International

Myanmar: Investigate Police Use of Force Against Protestors at Troubled Mine

The Myanmar authorities must initiate a prompt, independent, impartial and effective investigation into allegations that police used unnecessary or excessive force during a protest last week near the controversial Letpadaung copper mine in Sagaing Region, injuring at least 1... Read more ►

March 27, 2017 • Author: FORUM-ASIA, International Service for Human Rights and other NGOs

HRC34: Joint Civil Society End of Session Statement

Thank you Mr President, FORUM-ASIA, ISHR and other NGOs welcome the renewal of key Special Procedures mandates, and in particular that of the Special Rapporteur on human rights defenders. At a time when defenders are under an unprecedented attack and killings of defenders ar... Read more ►

March 24, 2017 • Author: ND-Burma

ND-Burma Statement on the International Day for the Right to the Truth Concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims

On the International Day for the Right to the Truth Concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims, ND-Burma calls on the NLD-led government and ethnic armed organizations to publicly acknowledge that grave human rights abuses have been committed by ... Read more ►

March 24, 2017 • Author: Human Rights Watch

Burma: UN Takes Key Step for Justice

Human Rights Council Orders International Fact-Finding Mission The United Nations Human Rights Council on March 24, 2017, took a key step toward preventing future abuses and bringing justice for victims in Burma by adopting a strong resolution condemning violations and makin... Read more ►

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 ►