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Armed Forces and Democratization in Myanmar: Why the U.S. Military Should Engage the Tatmadaw

Even after the November 2015 landslide electoral victory of Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy the armed forces of Myanmar (Burma) continue to be the country’s most powerful political institution […]

September 13, 2016  •  By Center for Strategic and International Studies  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

United States Commission on International Religious Freedom – Burma: 2016 Annual Report

In 2015, peaceful elections ended more than 50 years of military-controlled government in Burma, yet the new government faces myriad human rights chal-lenges. Throughout the year, Burma’s government and non-state actors continued to violate religious freedom; these violations became a defining element of the campaign season […]

August 15, 2016  •  By United States Commission on International Religious Freedom  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

International Religious Freedom Report for 2015

The constitution guarantees every citizen “the right to freely profess and practice religion subject to public order, morality or health and to the other provisions of this Constitution.” The government adopted a package of four laws that many local and international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) said were an infringement on religious freedom and other basic rights […]

August 10, 2016  •  By US Department of State  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

2016 Trafficking in Persons Report – BURMA: Tier 3

Human trafficakingBurma is a source country for men, women, and children subjected to forced labor and for women and children subjected to sex trafficking, both in Burma and abroad. Some Burmese men, women, and children who migrate for work abroad—particularly to Thailand and China, as well as other countries in Asia, the Middle East, and the United States—are subjected to forced labor or sex trafficking […]

June 30, 2016  •  By US Department of State  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Testimony before House Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations: “Get it Right This Time: A Victims-Centered Trafficking in Persons Report”

Mr. Chairman and other distinguished members of the Subcommittee, thank you for inviting me to testify today. I had the honor of testifying last year, and once again my colleagues and I at Fortify Rights thank you for your leadership in working to end human trafficking worldwide […]

March 22, 2016  •  By Fortify Rights  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar

In the present report, submitted to the Human Rights Council pursuant to its resolution 28/23, the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, examines the developments in Myanmar since her reports to the Council, in March 2015 (A/HRC/28/72) and to the General Assembly, in October 2015 (A/70/412) […]

March 18, 2016  •  By UN Special Rapporteur Yanghee Lee  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Atrocities Prevention Report: Targeting of and Attacks on Members of Religious Groups in Burma

The situation in Rakhine State is grim, in part due to a mix of long-term historical tensions between the Rakhine and Rohingya communities, socio-political conflict, socio-economic underdevelopment, and a long-standing marginalization of both Rakhine and Rohingya by the Government of Burma […]

March 17, 2016  •  By U.S. Department of State  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar: Annual Report Country Entry 2016

Authorities failed to address rising religious intolerance and incitement to discrimination and violence against Muslims, allowing hardline Buddhist nationalist groups to grow in power and influence ahead of the November general elections […]

February 24, 2016  •  By Amnesty International  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

ျပည္သူမ်ား၏ ဆႏၵနွင္႔ ကိုုက္ညီစြာ ရပ္ကြက္သိုု႔မဟုုတ္ေက်းရြာအုုပ္စုု အုုပ္ခ်ဳပ္ေရးမႈးမ်ားေရြးခ်ယ္တင္ေျမွာက္နိုုင္ေရး စည္းရံုးလႈံ့ေဆာ္ေရး လႈပ္ရွားမႈ

လႊတ္ေတာ္သက္တမ္းနွင္႔တူညီေသာ လက္ရွိ ရပ္ကြက္သိုု႔မဟုုတ္ ေက်းရြာအုုပ္စုု အုုပ္ခ်ဳပ္ေရးမႈးမ်ားသည္ ၂၀၁၆ ခုုနွစ္ ဇႏၷဝါရီလ ၃၁ ရက္ေန႔တြင္ သက္တမ္းကုုန္ဆံုုးမည္ျဖစ္၍ အသစ္ျပန္လည္ေရြးေကာက္မႈမ်ားကိုု ဇႏၷဝါရီလ ၃၁ ရက္ေန႔အတြင္း အၿပီးျပဳလုုပ္ေတာ႔မည္ဟု လက္ရွိအစိုးရမွ ထုတ္ျပန္ညႊန္ၾကားထားၿပီ ျဖစ္ပါသည္ […]

January 28, 2016  •  By Action Committee for Democracy Development  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤