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The Persecution Goes On With Nowhere to Seek Justice
Rin Fujimatsu 4 days ago

The persecution of the students and their supporters shows no sign of abating as around a hundred are still locked up and others are in hiding as authorities hunt them down. Meanwh… Read More

Following Vicious Student Crackdowns, EU Must Stop Training Thugs
Rin Fujimatsu 2 weeks ago

Burma has once again been in the international headlines for all the wrong reasons. Rather than making headlines for, say, realizing a sustainable peace settlement between the Burm… Read More

Walking into Beatings, Running Away from Gunfire
Rin Fujimatsu 3 weeks ago

This week has seen the various organs of the state being employed to oppress and commit violence against students marching for education reform, workers striking for their rights,… Read More

Another Wave of Industrial Action Threatens to Drown Burma’s Garment Industry
Land Policies and Laws Must Reflect Rights and Interests of Vulnerable Communities
Rin Fujimatsu 1 month ago

Amid the various serious issues currently dominating the headlines about Burma – including the upcoming elections, the escalation in fighting between the Burma Army and ethnic armi… Read More


Myanmar: Abolish Mandatory Guest Registration, End Household Inspections

(YANGON—March 19, 2015) The Myanmar government should immediately end warrantless searches of private homes and abolish the requirement that all residents register overnight houseguests with government officials, Fortify Rights said in a new report released today […]

March 19, 2015 | By Fortify Rights | Tags: | Read more >>

Rohingya Panel Discussion At Human Rights Council, Geneva

Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK has participated in a panel discussion on the Rohingya crisis in Burma with the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Burma at the United Nations Human Rights Council […]

March 18, 2015 | By Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK | Tags: | Read more >>

Burma: Use Of Religious Defamation Laws Indicate Deterioration in Fundamental Freedoms

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) continues to be deeply concerned about the violations of freedom of religion or belief and freedom of expression in Burma, amid growing religious intolerance, as illustrated by two current cases of “religious defamation.” […]

March 17, 2015 | By Christian Solidarity Worldwide | Tags: | Read more >>

Myanmar – “Buddha bar” guilty verdict another blow to freedom of expression

The conviction and prison sentence handed down today against two managers and the owner of a bar in Myanmar for displaying an image of the Buddha wearing headphones should be overturned immediately and is a chilling indication of the growing climate of religious intolerance in the country, Amnesty International said […]

March 17, 2015 | By Amnesty International | Tags: | Read more >>

Midnight Intrusions: Ending Guest Registration and Household Inspections in Myanmar

The 47-page report, Midnight Intrusions: Ending Guest Registration and Household Inspections in Myanmar, is based on analysis of the 2012 law and interviews with 90 residents of six states and regions […]

March 19, 2015 | By Fortify Rights | Tags: | Read more >>

Amnesty International Oral Statement on Myanmar to the 28th session of the Human Rights Council

Amnesty International has submitted two written statements on Myanmar to this Council’s session , one of which focuses on extractive industries […]

March 17, 2015 | By Amnesty International | Tags: , , , , , | Read more >>