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February 18, 2017 • Author: ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights

APHR: International investigation still needed to address alleged atrocities in Myanmar’s Rakhine State

ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) today welcomed reports that the Myanmar military had halted its brutal counterinsurgency campaign in northern Rakhine State, but stressed that an independent inquiry is still needed to investigate alleged atrocities in the conte... Read more ►

February 16, 2017 • Author: Karen National Union and Kachin Independence Organization

KNU – ကရင္အမ်ိဳးသားအစည္းအရံုုး ႏွင့္ KIO တိုု႔၏ ပုူးတြဲထုုတ္ျပန္ေၾကညာခ်က္

၁။ KNU ဥကၠဌ ဗိုလ္ခ်ဳပ္ႀကီး ေစာမုူတုူးေစးဖိုုး ဦးေဆာင္သည့္ KNU ကိုုယ္စားလွယ္အဖြဲ႕ ႏွင့္ (KIO) ဗဟိုု ေကာ္မတ... Read more ►

February 16, 2017 • Author: Amnesty International, Burma Task Force, International Federation for Human Rights, Fortify Rights, Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect, Physicians for Human Rights, Refugees International & U.S. Campaign for Burma

Joint NGO Letter to UN Secretary – General António Guterres about the situation in Myanmar’s Rakhine State

H.E. Mr. António Guterres Secretary General of the United Nations Executive Office of the Secretary General 3800, United Nations Secretariat Bldg New York, NY 10017 Your Excellency, The Rohingya, a Muslim ethnic minority group in Myanmar, have been systematically disenfranc... Read more ►

February 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)

This written statement highlights how, one year after the National League for Democracy (NLD)-led government took office, the deterioration in the human rights situation in Myanmar requires immediate and urgent action from the UN Human Rights Council. One year after the Nati... Read more ►

February 10, 2017 • Author: 34 International Organizations

International Organizations Urge Burma/Myanmar Govt: Stop the Hate

Thirty-four international, regional and national organisations working in solidarity for human rights and democracy in Burma/Myanmar have signed a joint statement calling on the government to address growing intolerance, in the wake of the shocking assassination of prominent... Read more ►

February 7, 2017 • Author: Adama Dieng / United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide

Statement by Adama Dieng, United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide following OHCHR’s report on the situation in northern Rakhine State, Myanmar

(New York): The United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, Adama Dieng, stated that he was shocked and alarmed to read the accounts of serious human rights violations being committed against Muslim Rohingya in northern Rakhine State by Myanmar’s security... Read more ►

February 7, 2017 • Author: Cardinal Charles Maung Bo

Statement by His Eminence Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, Cardinal Archbishop of Yangon

HEAL – NOT WOUND Myanmar  passes through some of the most agonizing moments in her history.  With folded arms we appeal to all :  Heal – Do not wound. People of Myanmar are deeply saddened by what looks like a relapse into darker days.  Myanmar needs the world’s at... Read more ►

February 6, 2017 • Author: Human Rights Watch

Burma: Security Forces Raped Rohingya Women, Girls

New Eyewitness Accounts Show Systematic Attacks Based on Ethnicity, Religion (New York) – Burmese government forces committed rape and other sexual violence against ethnic Rohingya women and girls as young as 13 during security operations in northern Rakhine State in late ... Read more ►

February 6, 2017 • Author: Karen Women's Organization

Statement from Karen Women’s Movement – Second Karen Women’s Seminar

In order to strengthen Karen women’s rights and the women’s movement across Karen communities, Karen Women Organization organized and held the second Karen Women’s Seminar in Lay Wah (Law Khee Lar), Karen State, on 2-3 February, 2017. Around one hundred women atten... Read more ►

February 3, 2017 • Author: 137 Civil Society Organizations

အမ်ိဳးသားဒီမိုုကေရစီအဖြဲ႔ခ်ဳပ္၏ ဥပေဒအၾကံေပးျဖစ္သူ ဦးကိုုနီလုုပ္ၾကံသတ္ျဖတ္ခံရျခင္းအေပၚ အရပ္ဘက္လူမႈအဖြဲ႔အစည္းမ်ား၏ သေဘာထားထုုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္

အမ်ိိဳးသားဒီမိုုကေရစီအဖြဲ႔ခ်ဳပ္၏ ဥပေဒအၾကံေပးျဖစ္သူ ဦးကိုုနီသည္ ျပန္ၾကားေရးဝန္ႀကီးဌာန၊ ျပည္ေထာင... Read more ►

February 2, 2017 • Author: Legal Aid Network

What are the Factors Which Caused the Assassination of Supreme Court Lawyer U Ko Ni?

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February 2, 2017 • Author: Legal Aid Network

ဦးကိုနီအား လုပ္ၾကံမႈၾကီး အေပၚျပင္းထန္စြာ ကန္႔ကြက္ေၾကာင္း ထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္

တရားလႊတ္ေတာ္ ေရွ ့ေနၾကီး ဦးကိုနီ သည္ ယေန ့ ရန္ကုန္ေလဆိပ္တြင္ လုပ္ၾကံခံလိုက္ရေၾကာင္း သတင္းရရွိသည္... Read more ►

February 2, 2017 • Author: Forum-Asia

Burma/Myanmar: Investigate the assassination of U Ko Ni, and address the alarming situation of minorities

The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) condemns the assassination of U Ko Ni, a prominent Muslim lawyer and legal advisor to the National League for Democracy (NLD), on 29 January 2017. We extend our condolences to the family of U Ko Ni and the people ... Read more ►

February 2, 2017 • Author: Arakan National Council

ဦးကိုနီလုပ္ႀကံခံရျခင္းအေပၚ ထုတ္ျပန္ေၾကျငာခ်က္

အမ်ိဳးသားဒီမိုကေရစီအဖြဲ႔ခ်ဳပ္ (NLD) ၏ ဥပေဒေရးရာအႀကံေပးႏွင့္ တရား႐ံုးခ်ဳပ္ေ႐ွ႕ေနတဦးျဖစ္ေသာ ဦးကိုန... Read more ►

February 2, 2017 • Author: Arakan National Council

Statement on the Assassination of U Ko Ni

We, Arakan National Council, believe that behind the assassination of U Ko Ni, who is the Lawyer at Burmese Supreme Court and Legal Advisor to the National League for Democracy, are (1)   those who desire to disturb the NLD’s programs regarding its election promises: (a)... Read more ►