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Kachin Human Rights Activists in Prison on UDHR Anniversary

By Burma Human Rights Network

This Human Rights Day the World Needs to Remember Burma

By Burma Human Rights Network

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December 13, 2018 • Author: Progressive Voice

‘One Prisoner of Conscience is One Too Many’

In an appalling verdict on Friday, three Kachin human rights defenders – Lum Zawng, Nang Pu and Zau Jat – were sentenced to six months in prison and given a 500,000 Kyat fine each (approximately $320 USD) for publicly calling for the protection of civilians in co... Read more ►

December 6, 2018 • Author: Progressive Voice

No Safety, No Return – Involuntary and Non-Consultative Closure of IDP Camps a Violation of the Principles of International Law

In June 2018 when the Myanmar[1] government announced its decision to close down the internally displaced persons (IDP) camps in Karen, Kachin, Shan and Rakhine States, over 100 CSOs expressed grave concerns regarding the government’s strategy, calling the move premature a... Read more ►

November 28, 2018 • Author: Progressive Voice

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women a Day of Shame for Myanmar

On 25 November, the world marked International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. In Myanmar[1], however, violence against women perpetrated by state actors, especially in ethnic and religious minority communities, is systemic, as documented by ethnic women... Read more ►

November 23, 2018 • Author: Progressive Voice

Root Causes of Displacement Must Be Addressed

What links the situation for Rohingya refugees who are living in Bangladesh and the IDPs and refugees living in southeastern Myanmar and the camps in Thailand is that the root causes of their displacement remain unaddressed. The ultimately postponed plan for over 2,000 Rohin... Read more ►

November 14, 2018 • Author: Progressive Voice

Apartheid Awaits for Rohingya

Despite the horrific violence, institutionalized discrimination, and curtailment of many basic human rights, the repatriation of Rohingya to Rakhine State is due to start this week, as decreed by the Joint Working Group that consists of officials from the Governments of Ban... Read more ►

November 9, 2018 • Author: Progressive Voice

By-Election Losses, Violence and Faltering Trust

“While the continuing increase in the number of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) indicates a need for increased support from humanitarian aid organizations, the Myanmar military has instead demonstrated that civilian aid workers can be targeted and detained for carrying... Read more ►