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Posts Tagged ‘ASEAN’ (637 found)

AAPP Raises Concerns Despite Presidential Amnesty

Today – January 22, 2016- the Government of Burma released 102 prisoners in a presidential amnesty under Section 401/ B of the Criminal Procedure. Among those released were 52 political prisoners […]

January 22, 2016  •  By Assistance Association for Political Prisoners  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

MPs Call for Release of U Gambira after his Re-arrest in Myanmar

JAKARTA, 21 January 2016 – Parliamentarians from across Southeast Asia today raised concern at the re-arrest of former monk and pro-democracy leader U Gambira in Myanmar on alleged immigration offences, and called on authorities to ensure his immediate and safe release […]

January 21, 2016  •  By ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

မတၱရာၿမိဳ႕နယ္မွာ လယ္သိမ္းခံ ေတာင္သူေတြ ဆႏၵျပ

မႏၱေလးတိုင္းေဒသႀကီး၊ မတၱရာၿမိဳ႕နယ္က ေက်းရြာ ၇ ရြာမွာ သမ၀ါယမ၀န္ႀကီးဌာနက သိမ္းယူထားတဲ့ လယ္ေျမ ဧက ၆၀၀ ေက်ာ္ဟာ သမ၀ါယမအသင္းက ပိုင္ဆိုင္ေၾကာင္း ေျမယာပိုင္ဆိုင္မွဳ ပံုစံ(၇) ခ်ေပးလိုက္တဲ့အတြက္ ေဒသ ခံတစ္ရာေက်ာ္က ဒီကေန႔ မတၱရာၿမိဳ႕မွာ ကန္႔ကြက္ဆႏၵျပၾကပါတယ္ […]

January 20, 2016  •  By RFA  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement on the Unresolved Year-Long Case of the Two Female Teachers of Kawnghka

Maran Lu Ra (age 20) and Tangbau Hkwan Nan Tsin (age 21) started working as Kachin Baptist Convention (KBC) volunteer teachers in Kawnghka Village, Muse Township, Northern Shan State, in June 2014 […]

January 19, 2016  •  By 103 Civil Society Organizations and 9 Individuals  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Justice Delayed, Justice Denied

KWATDespite the so-called democratic transition taking place since 2010, Burma remains constitutionally under the control of the Armed Forces. However, our national democratic icon, democratic forces, some ethnic armed organizations, many NGOs — especially GON¬GOs – and most of the international community are siding with or exercising a policy of appeasement with the power holders, without scrutinizing whether the source of their pow¬er emanates from the genuine will of the various ethnic nationalities and/or indigenous peoples […]

January 19, 2016  •  By Kachin Women's Association-Thailand and Legal Aid Network  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

New Report Exposes Systematic Cover-up of Myanmar Army Involvement in Kachin Rape-Murder Case

A new report exposes the systematic cover-up of the Myanmar Army’s involvement in the rape-murder of two Kachin teachers in Kawng Kha village, northern Shan State, exactly one year ago […]

January 19, 2016  •  By Kachin Women's Association-Thailand and Legal Aid Network  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar: One Year On, No Justice for Kawng Kha Rape

(Yangon, January 19, 2016) – Myanmar authorities should allow an independent investigation into the rape and killing of two Kachin women from Kawng Kha Village, Northern Shan State, Civil Rights Defenders said today […]

January 19, 2016  •  By Civil Rights Defenders  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma: Growing Political Prisoner Population

(Bangkok) ­– Burmese authorities should immediately drop all politically motivated charges against hundreds of detainees and unconditionally release them, Human Rights Watch said today. President Thein Sein should fulfill pledges he made over three years ago to free all of the country’s political prisoners […]

January 17, 2016  •  By Human Rights Watch  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Investment Protection Agreement Myanmar – EU

We, Myanmar Civil Society Organizations working on a variety of sectors ranging, are writing to you in your capacity as European Union Commissioner for Trade, mandated with the responsibility for negotiating bilateral trade agreement with key countries […]

January 14, 2016  •  By Myanmar Alliance for Transparency and Accountability and Land In Our Hands  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤