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Posts Tagged ‘Amnesty International’ (123 found)

Myanmar: Why a UNGA resolution is still needed

ALTSEAN-Burma, Amnesty International, Article 19, Civil Rights Defenders (CRD), Forum-Asia, and the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) are concerned that the European Union (EU) may not introduce a new resolution on the situation of human rights in Myanmar at the upcoming 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) […]

September 1, 2016  •  By ALTSEAN-Burma, Amensty International, Article 19, Civil Rights Defenders, Forum-Asia and International Federation for Human Rights  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar: Investigate death and alleged rape of Rohingya woman

The Myanmar authorities must ensure a prompt, independent, impartial and effective investigation into the death and alleged rape of a Rohingya woman […]

August 30, 2016  •  By Amnesty International  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar: Sulphuric Acid Factory behind Health Fears Must be Relocated

The Myanmar government must immediately order the relocation of a sulphuric acid factory built dangerously close to a village, which is continuing to operate despite grave concerns over its health and environmental impact, said Amnesty International today […]

July 20, 2016  •  By Amnesty International  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Oral statement by Amnesty International, the Women Peace Network-Arakan and The Arakan Project in light of the review of Myanmar’s fourth and fifth combined report to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women

Amnesty International, the Women Peace Network-Arakan and The Arakan Project welcome the opportunity to address the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women and to raise our concerns regarding the situation of Rohingya in Myanmar and in particular women and girls who experience discrimination on multiple fronts, including their gender, ethnicity, and religion […]

July 4, 2016  •  By Amnesty International  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Open Letter on Amending the Peaceful Assembly and Peaceful Procession Act in Line with International Human Rights Law and Standards

Amnesty International welcomes efforts by Parliament to review the Peaceful Assembly and Peaceful Procession Act (Peaceful Assembly Act) […]

May 13, 2016  •  By Amnesty International  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar: Continue Releasing all Prisoners of Conscience

One month after the Myanmar’s new administration pledged that it would work to free all prisoners of conscience in the country, the authorities should double their efforts to ensure that no one is left behind bars for peacefully exercising their rights […]

May 11, 2016  •  By Amnesty International  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar: Continue Efforts to Release all Remaining Prisoners of Conscience

One month after the Myanmar’s new administration pledged that it would work to free all prisoners of conscience in the country, the authorities should double their efforts to ensure that no one is left behind bars for peacefully exercising their rights […]

May 7, 2016  •  By Amnesty International  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar: Political imprisonment in numbers

Today, Amnesty International released the report New expression meets old repression. Here is a look at some of the key numbers behind the growing crackdown on freedom of expression in Myanmar […]

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

Myanmar: New Government must Break Vicious Cycle of Repression and Political Arrests

Myanmar’s new government will take office with a historic opportunity to change course on human rights but must break away from the deeply repressive legal framework that for years has fuelled arbitrary arrests and repression, Amnesty International said in a new report today […]

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

Myanmar: New expression meets old repression: Ending the cycle of political arrests and imprisonment in Myanmar

AIThis is the summary of the Amnesty International report which highlights the pattern of politically motivated arrest and imprisonment since the start of 2014. Since it came to power in March 2011, the government in Myanmar has embarked on a major transition from five decades of authoritarian military rule towards a more open political system […]

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