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February 28, 2017 • Author: Transnational Institute

ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံရွိ မူးယစ္ေဆး၀ါးျပသာနာမ်ားကုိ ကိုင္တြယ္ေျဖရွင္းျခင္း – အေျပာင္းအလဲျပဳလုပ္ရန္ အေရးယူေဆာင္ရြက္ႏိုင္သည့္ အဓိကနယ္ပယ္က႑ (၅) ခု

ျမန္မာႏိုိင္ငံ၏ မူးယစ္ေဆး၀ါးေရးရာ မူ၀ါဒမ်ားသည္ေခတ္အေျခအေနႏွင့္ ကုိက္ညီျခင္းမရွိေတာ့သျဖင့္ ႏုိင... Read more ►

February 28, 2017 • Author: Transnational Institute

Addressing Drug Problems in Myanmar

This policy briefing was drafted by a group of local and international organisations with indepth knowledge and extensive experience of drug-related issues in Myanmar. It is structured around a set of five strategic interventions, each of which comes with concrete recommen... Read more ►

February 27, 2017 • Author: Kaladan Press Network

Witness to Horror: Rohingya Women Speak Out About Myanmar Army Rape and Other Atrocities in Maungdaw

This report comprises testimony of twenty-one Rohingya women who have fled to Bangladesh to escape Myanmar Army “clearance operations” in Maungdaw since October 9, 2016. The women, from nine villages targeted during the operations, share similar experiences of how large ... Read more ►

February 27, 2017 • Author: International Commission of Jurists

Special Economic Zones in Myanmar and the State Duty to Protect Human rights

Myanmar’s 2014 Special Economic Zones (SEZ) Law does not conform to the State’s international law obligations to protect human rights. The legal framework for SEZs in Myanmar does not establish clear procedures and lines of responsibility and accountability. This has con... Read more ►

February 24, 2017 • Author: Kim Jolliffe/The Asia Foundation

အပစ္အခတ္ရပ္စဲေရး၊ အုပ္ခ်ဳပ္ေရးႏွင့္ ဖြံ႔ၿဖိဳးတိုးတက္မႈ အေျပာင္းအလဲကာလမ်ားၾကားရွိ ကရင္အမ်ိဳးသားအစည္းအ႐ံုး

ဤအစီရင္ခံစာတြင္ ကရင္အမ်ိဳးသားအစည္းအ႐ံုး (KNU) ႏွင့္ ျမန္မာအစိုးရတို႔အၾကား ျဖစ္ေပၚခဲ့ေသာ ၆၇ ႏွစ္ၾကာ ပ... Read more ►

February 24, 2017 • Author: Kim Jolliffe/The Asia Foundation

Ceasefires, Governance, and Development: The Karen National Union in Times of Change

The Asia Foundation is pleased to present this report, which examines the governance dynamics in southeastern Myanmar around the 67-year-old conflict between the Karen National Union (KNU) and the Myanmar state. Ceasefires and political change over time have enabled the stat... Read more ►

February 23, 2017 • Author: Ethnic Nationalities Affairs Center

ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံ၏ သဘာဝသယံဇာတ ပုိင္ဆုိင္မႈ၊စီမံခန္႔ခြဲမႈ၊ဝင္ေငြခြဲေဝမႈႏွင့္ အက်ဳိးသက္ေရာက္မႈ အစီရင္ခံစာ

၂၀၁၇ ခုႏွစ္ ေဖေဖာ္၀ါရီလ(၂၃)တြင္  တုိင္းရင္းသားလူမ်ဳိးမ်ားေရးရာစင္တာ ( ျပည္ေထာင္စု ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံ) Ethni... Read more ►

February 22, 2017 • Author: Human Rights Now

Miki House and Wacoal Should Take Effective Action to Improve Working Conditions in Their Supplier Sewing Factories in Myanmar

Human Rights Now, an international human rights NGO based in Tokyo, has been sending staff to Myanmar since August 2016 and has investigated working conditions in sewing factories there in cooperation with the NGO, Action Labor Rights. In the course of these investigations, ... Read more ►

February 22, 2017 • Author: Amnesty International

Myanmar: Amnesty International Annual Report 2016/17 (Burmese)

အရပ္္သားအမ်ားစုု ပါဝင္ေသာ အစိုုးရအဖြဲ႔တစ္ရပ္ ဖြဲ႔စည္းခဲ့ေသာ္လည္း လူ႔အခြင့္အေရး အေျခအေနမ်ား ထူးထ... Read more ►

February 22, 2017 • Author: Amnesty International

Myanmar: Amnesty International Annual Report 2016/17 (English)

The formation of a new civilian-led government did not lead to significant improvements in the human rights situation. The persecuted Rohingya minority faced increased violence and discrimination. Religious intolerance and anti-Muslim sentiment intensified. Fighting between ... Read more ►

February 18, 2017 • Author: Free Burma Rangers

War Crimes Continue Unabated in Kachin State. Where is the Outcry?

On December 23, 2016, Kachinland News reported that a mass grave containing the remains of 18 Mung Lung villagers, including a two year old boy, had been discovered three days earlier in a forest near Mung Lung Nam Hkye Ho village in Munggu area of Northern Shan State, Burma... Read more ►

February 13, 2017 • Author: Free Burma Rangers

Giving Birth on the Run: Kachin Flee as Burma Army Attacks

Thousands of Kachin, Shan, Lisu and Kokang citizens have recently fled heavy fighting in Northern Shan State, Burma along the Chinese border. Numerous war crimes committed by the Burma Army have been documented throughout this area which perpetuated these villagers fear and... Read more ►

February 10, 2017 • Author: Amnesty International

Mountain of Trouble: Human Rights Abuses Continue At Myanmar’s Letpadaung Mine

This briefing examines the current human rights situation at Myanmar’s largest copper mine, the Letpadaung mine. The operating company, a subsidiary of China’s Wanbao Mining, intends to extend the mine’s perimeter, putting hundreds of people at risk of forced evict... Read more ►

February 9, 2017 • Author: Free Burma Rangers

Rangers Lead the Way – We Are Ready to Go

February 9, 2017 Rangers on the trail hiking through jungle villages Mission Report for Muthraw and Toungoo Districts in Karen State and parts of southern Karenni State After ten weeks of training the teams embarked on a mission to bring help, hope and love to the villagers... Read more ►

February 8, 2017 • Author: Network for Human Rights Documentation-Burma

Report on the Human Rights Situation in Burma: January – December 2016

ND-Burma’s report on the human rights situation in Burma for the first half of 2016 flagged a sharp rise in the number of human rights violations being committed in Burma/Myanmar, with 98 recorded in total. Sadly, ND-Burma recorded an almost identical number of human right... Read more ►