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More Displacement, More Abuses in Latest Burma Army Attacks
Ray 5 days ago

The Burma Army is stepping up on its promise to “eliminate” the Arakan Army (AA) with an increase in the number and ferocity of military attacks in northern Arakan State [...]… Read More

 
A First Step Forward for Political Prisoners
Ray 3 weeks ago

Merely a day after Daw Aung San Suu Kyi pledged to release political prisoners, many of the detained students and their supporters who had been detained and were awaiting trial for… Read More

 
MPC Future Unknown, Peace Continues To Be Taken Hostage
Ray 4 weeks ago

In one of the final moves just before the formal transfer of power to the new administration, former president Thein Sein dissolved the government-affiliated Myanmar Peace Center (… Read More

 
Reforms Gathering Momentum but Road Ahead Paved with Same Challenges
Ray 1 month ago

Ahead of the formal transfer of power on 1 April, 2016, buzz around the country centered on the recent nominations for Cabinet ministerial positions and how the new National League… Read More

 
At United Nations Human Rights Council, Outgoing Government Defiant To the Very End
Ray 1 month ago

Last week on 15 March 2016, the same day Burma’s Parliament elected its President, the country also underwent a review by member states of the United Nations Human Rights Counc… Read More

 

Free Burmese Interfaith Activists

Burma Campaign UK today called for the immediate and unconditional release of Zaw Zaw Latt ,Pwint Phyu Latt and Zaw Win Bo, and urged the Burmese government to reform the Prisoners of Conscience Affairs Committee and to ensure the release of Zaw Zaw Latt, Pwint Phyu Latt, Zaw Win Bo and all remaining political prisoners in Burma […]

April 29, 2016  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma: Drop Charges Against Former Activist Monk

(Bangkok, April 26, 2016) ­– Burmese authorities should dismiss politically motivated immigration charges against a prominent former activist monk and release him from detention, Human Rights Watch said today […]

April 26, 2016  •  By Human Rights Watch  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma Army expansion, abuses along Kokang-China border creating scores of “ghost villages”

Burma Army expansion and ongoing abuses since last year in mountainous areas along the Kokang-China border is making it impossible for tens of thousands of Kokang refugees to return home, according to interviews carried out by SHRF in March 2016 […]

April 21, 2016  •  By Shan Human Rights Foundation  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma: Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2015

Burma has a quasi-parliamentary system of government in which national parliament selects the president and constitutional provisions grant one-quarter of national, regional, and state parliamentary seats to active-duty military appointees […]

April 13, 2016  •  By The United States Department of State  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤