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Burma’s NCA Takes Another Chaotic Turn
Rin Fujimatsu 2 weeks ago

On 31 March, 2015, a signing ceremony took place in Rangoon involving members of the Nationwide Ceasefire Coordination Team (NCCT) and the Union Peace Working Committee (UPWC), and… Read More

Time for Honesty Around Peace and Conflict
Rin Fujimatsu 3 weeks ago

Peace talks resumed after a six month hiatus between the Burma Governments’ Union Peace-making Work Committee (UPWC) and the alliance of ethnic armed groups, the Nationwide Ceasefi… Read More

The Persecution Goes On With Nowhere to Seek Justice
Rin Fujimatsu 4 weeks 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 1 month 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 1 month 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


Call for Support – U Win Tin Blue Shirt Day for political prisoners in Burma/Myanmar on April 21st 2015

We, the undersigned 17 organisations, are calling on people worldwide to wear a blue shirt or blue clothing on Tuesday April 21st, the first anniversary of the death of U Win Tin, in support of political prisoners still in jail in Burma/Myanmar […]

April 14, 2015 | By 17 Civil Society Organization | Tags: , , , | Read more >>

Statement of Detained Students

First of all, we would like to express our deep gratitude to the people and civil society groups for supporting our peaceful protests […]

April 9, 2015 | By Detained Students | Tags: , , , , | Read more >>

Position Statement on Signing of Approval on Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement Draft Reached between NCCT and UPWC

1. The United Nationalities Federal Council (UNFC) recognizes the work and effort made by the Nationwide Ceasefire Coordination Team (NCCT) for more than a year.

April 7, 2015 | By United Nationalities Federal Council | Tags: , | Read more >>

Rohingya Denied Right to Vote – New briefing on ‘White Card’ Withdrawal

Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK today publishes a new briefing paper the escalation of repression of the Rohingya by President Thein Sein by withdrawing their right to vote […]

April 2, 2015 | By Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK | Tags: , , , | Read more >>

The Rohingya, the Citizenship Law, Temporary Registration, and Implementation of the Rakhine State Action Plan

In February 2015 around a million people, ethnic Rohingya lost their right to vote in Burma’s upcoming election. The British government said nothing about the massive blow both to the rights of the Rohingya and the credibility of the election. The British government is still talking about the election as a critical moment in Burma’s transition to democracy […]

April 2, 2015 | By Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK | 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 >>