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Students on Hunger Strike Tortured at MyinGyan Prison

AAPP calls for immediate action and an investigation into acts of torture committed against students Si Thu Myant and SoeHlaing at MyinGyan Prison on November 6, 2015 and demands the students’ immediate and unconditional release […]

November 13, 2015  •  By Assistance Association for Political Prisoners  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

ျမင္းၿခံအက်ဥ္းေထာင္တြင္း အစာငတ္ခံဆႏၵျပေနသည့္ ေက်ာင္းသားမ်ားအား ဥပေဒမဲ့ဖိႏွိပ္မႈမ်ားအတြက္ ေအေအပီပီမွ သတင္းထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္

အမ်ိဳးသားပညာေရးဥပေဒ မူၾကမ္းကို ဆန္႔က်င္ဆႏၵျပခဲ့သျဖင့္ ျမင္းျခံအက်ဥ္းေထာင္တြင္ အခ်ဳပ္က်ခံေနရၿပီး အမႈရင္ဆိုင္ေနရေသာ ကိုစည္သူျမတ္ႏွင့္ ကိုစိုးလိႈင္ ႏွစ္ဦးသည္ ၂၀၁၅ ခုႏွစ္ ႏို၀င္ဘာလ ၆ ရက္ေန႔တြင္ ႏုိင္ငံေရးအက်ဥ္းသားမ်ားလႊတ္ေပးရန္အတြက္ အက်ဥ္းေထာင္တြင္း အစာငတ္ခံဆႏၵျပခဲ့ၾကသည္ […]

November 12, 2015  •  By Assistance Association for Political Prisoners  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

APHR Statement on Myanmar Election

As parliamentarians from across Southeast Asia, we congratulate the people of Myanmar on their participation in a peaceful and historic vote, and we look forward to welcoming our newly elected colleagues from Myanmar as partners in the realization of a truly people-centered ASEAN Community […]

November 12, 2015  •  By ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

UNFC Statement on 2015 General Election Result

1. We would like to mention that we have to put on record and express our special thanks to the government led by President U Thein Sein for holding a free and reasonably transparent general election on November 8, 2015, and the people of all the nationalities, who have eagerly cast their ballots. We, the UNFC, recognize, take pride and are delighted for the National League for Democracy (NLD), which has achieved substantive victory and all the ethnic political parties and the representatives […]

November 12, 2015  •  By United Nationalities Federal Council  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

A well-run, Competitive Election with Legal Reforms and Procedural Improvements Remaining

YANGON 10 November 2015 – “The 2015 general elections are a historic juncture in the democratic transition of Myanmar. The poll was well organised and voters had a real choice between different candidates. In the future, constitutional, legal and procedural improvements will be required for truly genuine elections”, summarised Alexander Graf Lambsdorff, Chief Observer of the European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) the Preliminary Statement of the mission
today in a press conference in Yangon […]

November 10, 2015  •  By European Union Election Observation Mission  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

David Cameron has Made a Statement Following the First Free Elections in Burma, Calling them an Important Step Towards Democracy

“These landmark elections are an important step towards democracy in Burma and a triumph for Burmese people, who have clearly voiced their desire for change […]

November 10, 2015  •  By UK Prime Minister David Cameron  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the Burmese National Elections

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today issued the following statement to congratulate the people of Burma on the country’s national elections […]

November 10, 2015  •  By Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Carter Center Congratulates Myanmar People on Election, Urges Key Democratic Reforms

YANGON — The Carter Center congratulates the people of Myanmar, who have exercised their political rights with pride and enthusiasm. Both on election day and in the preceding months, they participated as voters, observers, political party agents, election officials, and civil society activists […]

November 10, 2015  •  By The Carter Center  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤