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“What do We Still Have Left to Offer?” – Questions of “Give” and “Take” in Build-up to Panglong Conference
Ray 4 days ago

On 17 July, 2016, the State Counselor, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi met with the United Nationalities Federal Council (UNFC) to discuss a framework for the upcoming 21st Century Panglong C… Read More

 
Burma’s Ma Ba Tha Receives Long Overdue Admonishment
Ray 2 weeks ago

The ultranationalist Buddhist organization, the Ma Ba Tha also known as the Association of the Protection of Race and Religion, has received considerable pressure during the past t… Read More

 
Burma Government Under UN Scrutiny on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women
Ray 3 weeks ago

The Burma Government submitted its first periodic report under National League for Democracy (NLD) leadership to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination A… Read More

 
UN Special Rapporteur’s Visit Highlight ongoing Human Rights Issues in Burma
Ray 3 weeks ago

Last week, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Burma, Ms. Yanghee Lee, completed a 12-day tour of Burma – the first visit of its kind under th… Read More

 
World Refugee Day Calls for Greater Awareness of Burma’s Refugees
Rin Fujimatsu 1 month ago

20 June, 2016 marked World Refugee Day, a global recognition of the nearly 65 million people who are displaced worldwide. In Burma, the Day served as a tragic reminder of the displ… Read More

 

Myanmar government announces ground-breaking reforms of toxic jade business

Myanmar’s new government has announced a major shake up to licensing of its multi-billion dollar jade and gems business. This historic move follows work by Global Witness, Kachin Development Networking Group (KDNG), the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) and other Kachin State and Myanmar civil society actors and parliamentarians to expose widespread abuses at the heart of a vast, deeply corrupt trade […]

July 28, 2016  •  By Global Witness  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

နယ္စပ္အေျခစိုက္အရပ္ဘက္အဖဲြ႔အစည္းမ်ားမွ ႏိုင္ငံေတာ္၏ အတုိင္ပင္ခံပုဂၢိဳလ္ ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္ ထံသုိ႔ အိတ္ဖြင့္ေပးစာ ေပးပို႔ျခင္း

၂၀၁၆ ခုႏွစ္ ဇူလုိင္လ ၂၅ ရက္ ေန႔စြဲျဖင့္ နယ္စပ္အေျခစိုက္ အရပ္ဘက္အဖဲြ႔အစည္း ၄၀ ဖြဲ႕မွ ၎တို႔အား မူလႏုိင္ငံသားမ်ားအျဖစ္ ျပန္လည္အသိအမွတ္ျပဳၿပီး ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံဖက္ဒရယ္ ဒီမုိကေရစီအသြင္ကူးေျပာင္းေရးႏွင့္ တုိင္းျပည္တည္ေဆာက္ေရး လုပ္ငန္းမ်ားတြင္ ပါ၀င္ေဆာင္ရြက္ခြင့္ျပဳရန္ ႏုိင္ငံေတာ္၏ အတုိင္ပင္ခံပုဂၢိဳလ္ ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္ထံသုိ႔ အိတ္ဖြင့္ေပးစာတစ္ေစာင္ ေပးပုိ႔တင္ျပခဲ့သည္ […]

July 26, 2016  •  By 40 Burma Border-based Civil Society Organizations  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

နယ္စပ္အေျခစိုက္ အရပ္ဘက္အဖဲြ႔အစည္းမ်ားအား ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ ဖက္ဒရယ္ ဒီမိုကေရစီ အသြင္ကူးေျပာင္းမႈနွင့္ တိုင္းျပည္တည္ေဆာက္ေရးလုပ္ငန္းမ်ားတြင္ ပါဝင္ ေဆာင္ရြက္ခြင့္ျပဳပါရန္

ႏိုင္ငံေတာ္၏ အတိုင္ပင္ခံပုဂၢိဳလ္ က်န္းမာရႊင္လန္းပါေစေၾကာင္း မိမိတို႔မွ ဆုမြန္ေကာင္း ေတာင္းလိုက္ပါသည္။ ေအာက္ေဖာ္ျပပါ မိမိတို႔ အရပ္ဘက္အဖြဲ႕အစည္းမ်ားသည္ နယ္စပ္ ေဒသမ်ားတြင္ အေျခစိုက္၍ ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံတြင္ ဒီမိုကေရစီေရး၊ ဖက္ဒရယ္ေရးႏွင့္ လူ႔အခြင့္အေရး တို႔အတြက္ မိမိတို႔ တတ္စြမ္းသမၽွ ႀကိဳးပမ္းေဆာင္ရြက္ေနသူမ်ား ျဖစ္ၾကပါသည္ […]

July 25, 2016  •  By 40 Burma Border-based Civil Society Organizations  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Anti Muslim violence in Thuyethamain village on 23rd June 2016

A group of 11 people from Thuyethamain village sent a complaint letter to the Township Development Committee on 6 June, stating that they suspected that a warehouse under construction in the village was actually projected to be used as an Islamic school […]

July 19, 2016  •  By Burma Human Rights Network  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

China’s Engagement in Myanmar: From Malacca Dilemma to Transition Dilemma

As neighbours on a strategic crossroads in Asia, the relationship between China and Myanmar is today one of the most important in international geo-politics and regional development. After Myanmar’s independence, tensions with China were often deep as conflict and political turmoil swept both countries […]

July 19, 2016  •  By Transnational Institute  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤