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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 ►

March 13, 2017 • Author: Amnesty International

Myanmar: Amnesty International Oral Statement at the 34th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Item 4: Human rights situations that require the Council’s attention   Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar Mr. President,   Amnesty International shares the concerns of the Special Rapporteur regarding the situat... Read more ►

March 13, 2017 • Author: Amnesty International

Myanmar: Urgent Action Needed to Address Deteriorating Human Rights Situation

Amnesty International’s written statement to the 34th session of the UN Human Rights Council (27 February-24 March 2017) One year after the National League for Democracy (NLD)-led government took office, the deterioration in the human rights situation in Myanmar requires i... Read more ►

March 13, 2017 • Author: Yanghee Lee/UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar

Statement by Ms. Yanghee Lee, Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar at the 34th session of the Human Rights Council

Agenda item 4 Mr. President, distinguished representatives, ladies and gentlemen, I am honoured to present today my third report to this Council in my capacity as the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar. I am conscious that this Government is only ... Read more ►

March 9, 2017 • Author: Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Council: With Human Rights under Threat, a Time for Leadership

We share the High Commissioner’s concerns about current threats to human rights values, and to the international framework itself. Whether the Council can rise to these challenges will depend on a number of factors. First, leadership: many important issues have escaped Co... Read more ►

March 8, 2017 • Author: Women's League of Burma

အမ်ဳိးသမီးမ်ားအဖဲြ႔ခ်ဳပ္ (ျမန္မာႏိုုင္ငံ)၏ ႏိုင္ငံတကာအမ်ိဳးသမီးမ်ားေန႕ အထိမ္းအမွတ္ ထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္

၁၉၁၁ ခုႏွစ္မွစတင္၍ မတ္လ(၈)ရက္ေန႔ကို ႏိုင္ငံတကာအမ်ိဳးသမီးမ်ားေန႕အျဖစ္သတ္မွတ္လာခဲ႔သည္မွာ ယေန႔ဆိုလ... Read more ►

March 8, 2017 • Author: Assistance Association for Political Prisoners

Assistance Association for Political Prisoners Statement on International Women’s Day

Today, on International Women’s Day, we at the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP) remember and honor all the brave women who sacrificed their freedom to fight for democracy, equality, and human rights in Burma. Many have risen to greatness in face of uni... Read more ►

March 8, 2017 • Author: Forum-Asia

FORUM-ASIA Statement – International Women’s Day 2017

The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) joins the international community in commemorating International Women’s Day and celebrating the fundamental principles of equality and non-discrimination. On this special day, FORUM-ASIA pays tribute to all the... Read more ►

March 8, 2017 • Author: Myanmar Journalists Associations, Myanmar Journalist Network, Myanmar Journalist Union, Burma News International, Myanmar Media Lawyer's Network, PEN Myanmar, Southern Myanmar Journalists Network, Southern Shan State Media Network, Human Rights Defenders Forum

Myanmar Now သတင္းဌာနမွ သတင္းစာဆရာ ကုိေဆြ၀င္းအား ပုဒ္မ ၆၆(ဃ) ျဖင့္ အမႈဖြင့္ထားျခင့္အေပၚ မီဒီယာႏွင့္ လူ႔အခြင့္အေရးအဖဲြ႔အစည္းမ်ား၏ သေဘာထားေၾကညာခ်က္

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March 8, 2017 • Author: Burmese Women's Union

“လူမႈဘ၀ေအးခ်မ္းလံုၿခံဳေရးအတြက္ မုဒိမ္းမႈမ်ားေပ်ာက္ေရးသည္ လူသားတုိင္း၏ တာ၀န္ျဖစ္သည္”

အမ်ဳိးသမီးအလုပ္သမားမ်ား၏ လုပ္ငန္းခြင္အေျခအေနေကာင္းမြန္ေရးဆႏၵေဖာ္ထုတ္မႈကို အေျချပဳကာ ေပၚေပါက္လ... Read more ►

March 8, 2017 • Author: Karen Women's Organization

KWO Statement on International Women’s Day March 8th 2017

“BE BOLD FOR CHANGE” On this day we, the Karen women from Burma, living in refugee camps and in our homeland which we call “Kawthoolei”, celebrate the achievements and recognize the resistance to oppression by women here and all over the world. We stand today in sol... Read more ►

March 8, 2017 • Author: Karen Human Rights Group

Statement on International Women’s Day from Karen Human Rights Group

Today, on International Women’s Day (IWD), a day to appreciate women’s rights, Karen Human Rights Group (KHRG) would like to draw attention to the situation of gender equality and women’s rights in southeast Myanmar. The United Nations (UN) has set a theme this year ... Read more ►

March 7, 2017 • Author: ALTSEAN-Burma

Burma/Myanmar: Flawed Domestic Investigations Necessitate UN Commission of Inquiry on Serious Crimes

Since 2012, the governments led by former general President Thein Sein (2011-2015) and President Htin Kyaw (2016-present) have mandated four major official investigations into the situation in Arakan/Rakhine State. Three additional inquiry teams have been tasked to investiga... Read more ►