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Human Rights Far From Guaranteed as US Sanctions on Burma Are Removed
Ray 1 week ago

During his meeting with Daw Aung San Suu Kyi on September 14 2016, President Barack Obama announced that the United States would end sanctions on Burma. Earlier in the week, Wh… Read More

Development for Whom?
Ray 2 weeks ago

The impact of development projects on local communities and the environment in Burma has held considerable attention in the news over the last few weeks. On 26 August 2016, IFI… Read More

21st Century Panglong Conference Reaffirms Obstacles to Peace
Rin Fujimatsu 3 weeks ago

On 4 September, 2016, Burma’s “21st Century Panglong Conference” concluded after four days of an exchange of opinions on the country’s protracted armed conflict and on ways forward… Read More

Advisory Commission on Rakhine State – A Welcome Investigation into Arakan State’s Human Rights and Humanitarian Crisis
Ray 4 weeks ago

On 23 August 2016, the Ministry of the Office of the State Counselor announced the formation of a nine-member Advisory Commission on Rakhine State [...]… Read More

Balancing Human Rights and Environmental Protection with Diplomacy and Investment
Ray 1 month ago

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi traveled to China this past 17 August 2016, continuing on a diplomatic tour that has seen the State Counselor visit Laos and Thailand since taking power in Apr… Read More


ႏိုင္ငံေရးဆိုင္ရာ ညွိႏႈိင္းေဆြးေႏြးေရး ကိုယ္စားလွယ္အဖြဲ႔ Delegation for Political Negotiation (DPN) သတင္းထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္

၁။ ၂၀၁၆ ခုႏွစ္၊ စက္တင္ဘာလ (၂၅) ရက္ေန႔တြင္ UNFC ၏ ႏုိင္ငံေရးဆုိင္ရာညွိႏႈိင္းေဆြးေႏြးေရး ကုိယ္စားလွယ္အဖြဲ႔ (DPN) ႏွင့္ အစုိးရၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရးေကာ္မရွင္တုိ႔၏ ပထမအႀကိမ္ ညွိႏႈိင္းေဆြးေႏြးပြဲကုိ ထုိင္းႏုိင္ငံ ခ်င္းမုိင္ၿမဳိ႕ ၌ က်င္းပျပဳလုပ္ခဲ့ၾကပါသည္ […]

September 26, 2016  •  By United Nationalities Federal Council  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

AAPP launches report entitled ‘Prison Conditions in Burma and the Potential for Prison Reform’

The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP) has today – 25 September 2016 – published a report entitled ‘Prisons Conditions in Burma and the Potential for Prison Reform’. The report will be available on AAPP’s website in English and Burmese […]

September 25, 2016  •  By Assistance Association for Political Prisoners  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Letter of Felicitation Sent on World Peace Day

Today, September 21, was designated by the United Nations as World Peace Day in 1981, and the Day has been started to be honored and celebrated at the UN head office since 1982. The aim is for every country and every person to assemble on the World Peace Day and hold discussions for World Peace […]

September 21, 2016  •  By Karen National Union  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

JSMK Update: Treating More than One Problem

When Naw PSN (40 years old) arrived at JSMK she complained of fever, diarrhea, vomiting and weakness. A week before coming she miscarried her 4-month pregnancy and bled heavily. She looked tired and sick […]

September 26, 2016  •  By Free Burma Rangers  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

“Prison Conditions in Burma and The Potential for Prison Reform” Report

cover-english-repordAs Burma emerges from decades of authoritarian rule and international isolation, the issue of human rights and human rights abuses has been of large concern to many actors involved. Holding those accountable for crimes committed in the past has been at the forefront for many observers […]

September 26, 2016  •  By Assistance Association for Political Prisoners  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤