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Posts Tagged ‘Arakan State’ (147 found)

Stop Killing Rohingyas in Arakan

We the undersigned Rohingya organizations strongly condemn the killing of a 25 year old Rohingya youth namely Maung Maung on 7 December by Border Guard Police (BGP) while he was returning home […]

December 9, 2015  •  By Rohingya Organizations  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar: UN General Assembly Resolution still Needed in Light of Ongoing Serious Human Rights Situation

Amnesty International and the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) call on all UN member states to recognize the continued need for a resolution on the situation of human rights in Myanmar at the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), in light of the ongoing human rights violations taking place in the country […]

November 16, 2015  •  By Amnesty International and International Federation for Human Rights  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

UN General Assembly Resolution on Burma – No Practical Action to End Abuses

Burma Campaign UK today described the draft UN General Assembly Resolution on the situation of human rights in Burma as not reflecting the scale and seriousness of the human rights situation on the ground, or the report of the UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar […]

November 6, 2015  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

UK Must Support UN Inquiry Into Possible Rohingya Genocide

Burma Campaign UK is calling on the British government to back a UN Commission of Inquiry into the human rights situation in Rakhine State, Burma […]

November 3, 2015  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

United Nations: Establish Independent Investigation into Genocide in Myanmar

(BANGKOK, October 29, 2015)—There is strong evidence that the government of Myanmar is responsible for genocide against Rohingya Muslims, according to a legal analysis prepared for Fortify Rights by the Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic at Yale Law School. In light of the findings, Fortify Rights said the United Nations must immediately establish a Commission of Inquiry into widespread and systematic human rights violations in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, including into whether the crime of genocide has occurred […]

October 29, 2015  •  By Fortify Rights  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burmese Election Must Show Commitment to Democracy

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made the following remarks on the Senate floor today regarding democratic elections in Burma […]

October 22, 2015  •  By US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

ASEAN parliamentarians warn of looming regional crisis resulting from systematic discrimination in Myanmar’s Rakhine State

BANGKOK, 16 October 2015 – Increasingly marginalized and desperate, Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar’s Rakhine State are being forced to flee in ever-greater numbers, exacerbating a regional crisis that ASEAN leaders are woefully ill prepared to cope with, ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) warned today […]

October 16, 2015  •  By ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္၏ ရခိုင္ခရီးစဥ္ႏွင့္ပတ္သက္ေသာ သေဘာထားထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္

ကြဲျပားစရာအေၾကာင္းအရာမ်ား မည္သို႔ပင္ရွိေစကာမူ ကြ်ႏ္ုပ္တို႔အေနျဖင့္ သမိုင္းေၾကာင္း
အစဥ္အလာဂုဏ္သိကၡာအရ အိမ္ရွင္မွဧည့္သည္အေပၚ ဧည့္ဝတ္တရားေက်ပြန္ရမည္ျဖစ္သျဖင့္
အမ်ဳိးသားဒီမိုကေရစီအဖြဲ႔ခ်ဳပ္ဥကၠ႒ ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္၏ ရခိုင္ျပည္ခရီးစဥ္အား က်န္တိုင္းရင္း
သားျပည္သူတစ္ရပ္လံုးႏွင့္အတူ ဂုဏ္ယူဝမ္းေျမာက္ ႀကိဳဆိုပါသည္ […]

October 16, 2015  •  By Arakan National Network  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

The UEC Must Review Discriminatory Candidate Rejections

2015 election campaign in BurmaOn 20 August, the Union Election Commission (UEC) announced the preliminary candidate lists for the upcoming 8 November General Election. So far, 5,866 candidates have been nominated from 93 political parties across the country, with both the Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) and the National League for Democracy (NLD) each fielding over 1,000 candidates […]

September 8, 2015  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Joint Statement on Disenfranchisement and ‘Policy of Exclusion’ of the Rohingya

The undersigned Rohingya Organizations in Europe have strongly denounced the undemocratic actions of the Election Commission against Rohingya parliamentary candidates under the government’s ‘policy of exclusion’ of the Rohingya, debarring them from contesting in the upcoming crucial election scheduled on November 8, 2015, on a false and fabricated charge that their parents were not citizens […]

August 28, 2015  •  By Rohingya Organizations  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤