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More Murders, Same Patterns as Burma Army Acts with Impunity
Rin Fujimatsu 1 week ago

Yet another astonishing act of barbarity was committed by the Burma Army as two young ethnic Kachin teachers were raped and murdered in a village in northern Shan State. Unfortunat… Read More

 
The Facts are Plain and Stated. It is Time to Act!
Rin Fujimatsu 2 weeks ago

The US Special Envoy for Human Rights in Burma, US Assistant Secretary of State Tom Malinowski and his accompanying delegation, completed the second trip of this kind, highlighting… Read More

 
Letpadaung Crisis Takes a Turn for the Worse
Rin Fujimatsu 3 weeks ago

As 2014 ended seeing Burma's reforms backsliding and the peace process stalling, Burma welcomed 2015 with many unresolved issues continuing to face people across the country. Th… Read More

 
As 2014 Comes to an End, Students Hold Key to New Chapter in Burma Politics
Aung Thiha 2 months ago

As we count down the remaining days of 2014, Burma Partnership takes a look back at what 2014 has offered. It has been nearly four years since President Thein Sein’s administration… Read More

 
As the Burma Army Fires Live Rounds, the MNHRC Fires Blanks
Aung Thiha 2 months ago

The Myanmar National Human Rights Commission (MNHRC) once again proved the futility of its existence with a deeply unsatisfactory investigation into the murder of journalist Aung K… Read More

 

အမ်ဳိးသားပညာေရးဥပေဒကိစၥ ညွိႏႈိင္းေဆြးေႏြးရန္ ေက်ာင္းသားမ်ား၏လႈပ္ရွားမႈမ်ားအေပၚ အရပ္ဘက္လူထုအဖြဲ႔အစည္းမ်ား၏ သေဘာထားေၾကျငာခ်က္

Education sector reform during transition period is very important and fundamental for the future of Myanmar.The 60-day period for negotiation declared by students has expired and students have resumed their protest activities against the National Education Law. After encountering various obstacles and obstructions, student representatives met government officials in Naypyidaw on 28 January 2015 and signed an agreement committing to the quadripartite dialogue.

January 30, 2015 | By Coordination Committee for Civil Society Organizations Forum | Tags: , , , | Read more >>

Burma: Rights Heading in Wrong Direction

(Bangkok, January 29, 2015) – Burma’s human rights situation declined in 2014, setting back progress made since the reform process began three years ago, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2015. Donors and influential governments have done little to pressure the army and government to keep reforms on track.

January 29, 2015 | By Human Rights Watch | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Read more >>

Burma’s Rohingya: Violations of International Law Require International Investigation – New Briefing Paper

Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK today publishes a new briefing paper ‘International investigation urgently needed into human rights abuses against the Rohingya’, detailing violations of international law against the Rohingya in Burma […]

January 28, 2015 | By Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK | Tags: , , , , | Read more >>

Burmese Human Rights Activists Detained At Airport, Banned from Entering Malaysia

ASEAN Civil Society Conference (ACSC) / ASEAN People’s Forum (APF) 2015 Malaysian National Organising Committee and SUARAM strongly condemns the arrest, detention, deportation and violence behavior against Aung Naing Win, better known as Shine, the Myanmar based human rights activist that has been campaigning for democracy and interfaith relationships/marriages in his country. He was deported back to Myanmar on 23 January 2015, 2 days after his flight landed in Malaysia […]

January 28, 2015 | By ACSC/APF 2015 Malaysian National Organizing Committee | Tags: , , , , | Read more >>

WORLD REPORT 2015

Burma

The reform process in Burma experienced significant slowdowns and in some cases reversals of basic freedoms and democratic progress in 2014. The government continued to pass laws with significant human rights limitations, failed to address calls for constitutional reform ahead of the 2015 elections, and increased arrests of peaceful critics, including land protesters and journalists […]

January 29, 2015 | By Human Rights Watch | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Read more >>

A Briefing by Burmese Rohingya Organization UK: International Investigation Urgently Needed into Human Rights Abuses Against the Rohingya

The Rohingya Muslim minority in Burma are the most persecuted ethnic minority in Burma, subject to policies of oppression which are applied almost exclusively to them. Government policies target Rohingya on the basis of their ethnicity and religion. The Rohingya are widely viewed in Burma as illegal immigrants from Bangladesh, despite the fact that Rohingya people have lived in Burma for centuries […]

January 28, 2015 | By Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK | Tags: , , , , | Read more >>