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January 30, 2017 • Author: United Nations Resident Coordinator in Myanmar

UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative, Ms Renata Dessallien

Yangon, Myanmar, 30 January, 2017. The UN Resident Coordinator in Myanmar condemns in the strongest terms the killing of U Ko Ni who was shot dead at the Yangon airport on 29 January, 2017 and expresses her sincerest condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of U Ko ... Read more ►

January 30, 2017 • Author: ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights

APHR Statement on the Killing of U Ko Ni in Myanmar

On behalf of the membership of ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights, who hail from legislatures across Southeast Asia, I am shocked and deeply saddened to hear of the murder yesterday of U Ko Ni, a respected lawyer in Myanmar and legal advisor to State Counsellor Aung San... Read more ►

January 30, 2017 • Author: Smile Education and Development Foundation

Smile Education and Development Foundation – the killing of U Ko Ni is a great loss for human rights and democracy in Myanmar

Smile Education and Development Foundation today condemns the killing of Sayar U Ko Ni, the respected constitutional lawyer and legal advisor to the NLD and State Counsellor, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.  He was fatally shot yesterday at Yangon International Airport on his return ... Read more ►

January 30, 2017 • Author: 21 Rohingya Organizations

Rohingya Condemn Assassination of U Ko Ni and Call for Urgent investigation

We, the undersigned Rohingya organisations worldwide strongly condemn the assassination of U Ko Ni, 65, ahigh profile Muslim leader and legal advisor of NLD on Sunday, January 29, 2017 upon arrival at Yangon international airport from his official tour to examine the Indones... Read more ►

January 27, 2017 • Author: Myanmar National Human Rights Commission

သတင္းထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္ အမွတ္စဥ္ (၂/ ၂၀၁၇ ) ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံအမ်ိဳးသားလူ႔အခြင့္အေရးေကာ္မရွင္ မႏၱေလးတုိင္းေဒသႀကီး၊ ေညာင္ဦး၊ ျမင္ျခံအက်...

၁။ ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံ အမ်ိဳးသားလူ႔အခြင့္အေရးေကာ္မရွင္မွ ၾကည့္ရႈစစ္ေဆးေရးအဖဲြ႔သည္  ေကာ္မရွင္ဥပေဒ ျပဠာ... Read more ►

January 27, 2017 • Author: Burma Rivers Network and Save the Salween Network

Burma Rivers Network and Save the Salween Network oppose IFC’s latest attempts to promote controversial dams in war zones

The Burma Rivers Network (BRN) and Save the Salween Network (SSN) strongly opposes the International Finance Corporation (IFC)’s planned promotional workshops in Yangon, Mytikyina and Loikaw, beginning on January 27, 2017. The IFC’s upcoming workshops are simply the late... Read more ►

January 27, 2017 • Author: Burma Rivers Network and Save the Salween Network

စစ္ျဖစ္ပြားရာဇုံအတြင္း ႏုိင္ငံတကာေငြေၾကးေကာ္ပုိေရးရွင္း (IFC) ၏ ေရကာတာတည္ေဆာက္ေရးျမွင့္တင္ရန္ အစီအစဥ္ကုိ ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံျမစ္ေခ...

၂၀၁၇ ခုႏွစ္ ဇန္န၀ါရီလ ၂၇ ရက္မွစ၍ ႏုိင္ငံတကာေငြေၾကးေကာ္ပုိေရးရွင္းမွ ေရကာတာတည္ေဆာက္ေရးျမွင့္တင္ေ... Read more ►

January 23, 2017 • Author: Northern Alliance-Burma

ျမန္မာျပည္ေျမာက္ပုိင္း မဟာမိတ္အဖဲြ႔၏ ၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရးေတြ႔ဆုံေဆြးေႏြးပဲြအေပၚ ထုတ္ျပန္ေၾကညာခ်က္

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January 23, 2017 • Author: Northern Alliance-Burma

The released Statement of Northern Alliance (Burma) on Peace Dialogue

At the invitation of H.E. Mr. Sun Guoxiang, Special Envoy of Asian Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affair of China, on 19 January 2017, our Northern Alliance-Burma (KIA, TNLA, MNDAA, and AA) held a meeting with H.E. Mr. Sun Guoxiang in Kunming, Yunnan province, in the Peo... Read more ►

January 22, 2017 • Author: Mandalay LGBTIQA community & Mandalay civilians who demand ruling of law

Statement on “ Myo Ko Ko San” the Transgender Beauty Queen Detained by the Police

The young Myanmar LGBTIQA icon, Miss International Queen Myanmar Myo Ko Ko San, a native of Mandalay Division, was detained as a suspect by four plainclothes officers upon her arrival from Bangkok at the Yangon International Airport Immigration Department at 9:38 PM on 17 Ja... Read more ►

January 20, 2017 • Author: Yanghee Lee/ UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar

End of Mission Statement by Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar

Thank you for the opportunity to address you this evening. As you know I have just completed a 12-day visit to Myanmar and have visited parts of Kachin, Rakhine and Mon States as well as Yangon and Nay Pyi Taw. In Kachin, I stayed one night in Myitkyina as I was not allowe... Read more ►

January 19, 2017 • Author: Organisation of Islamic Cooperation

Final Communiqué Extraordinary Session of The OIC Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) on The Situation of The Rohingya Muslim Minority in Myanmar

The Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) convened an Extraordinary Session on the Situation of the Rohingya Muslim Minority in Myanmar, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 19 January 2017, under the Chairmanship of Malaysia. The Meeting exp... Read more ►

January 18, 2017 • Author: 41 Myanmar Civil Society Organizations

Call for a Truly Independent Investigation into the Situation in Rakhine State

ရခိုင္ျပည္နယ္အတြင္းရွိ အေျခအေနအရပ္ရပ္ကို နားလည္သိရွိေစရန္၊ အမွန္တကယ္သးီျခား လြတ္လပ္ေသာ စံုစမ္းစ... Read more ►

January 14, 2017 • Author: Asia-Pacific Forum of Environmental Journalists

APFEJ Asks for Stern Action against Scribe’s Killer

Dhaka: Asia-Pacific Forum of Environmental Journalists (APFEJ), while appreciating the  Myanmar police for arresting  three persons suspecting their role in the murder of Soe Moe Tun on 13 December last, urged  the authority for stringent action against the culprits. The ... Read more ►

January 13, 2017 • Author: Ta'ang Students and Youth Union and Ta'ang Women's Organization

TWO and TSYU strongly condemn Burmese Tatmadaw which killed 2 villagers and wounded 10 villagers in Namsan Township

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