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Posts Tagged ‘ASEAN’ (637 found)

UN Human Rights Council: High Commissioner’s reports on human rights of Rohingya Muslims and other minorities in Burma/Myanmar and on Sri Lanka

We welcome the High Commissioner’s report on the human rights of Rohingya Muslims and other minorities in Burma/Myanmar. Most Rohingya Muslims suffer government persecution, including statelessness and severe restrictions on freedom of movement. Growing ultra-nationalism has spurred discrimination and threats against Rohingya and other Muslims that the authorities have been unwilling to address […]

June 30, 2016  •  By Human Rights Watch  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Human Rights Watch: “They Can Arrest You at Any Time” The Criminalization of Peaceful Expression in Burma

HRWThe past five years have been a time of liberalization and change in Burma. The abolition of prior censorship and a loosening of licensing requirements has led to a vibrant press, and the shift from formal military rule has emboldened civil society […]

June 29, 2016  •  By Human Rights Watch  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma: Dismantle Infrastructure of Repression

(Rangoon) – Burma’s new government should use its parliamentary majority to repeal or amend the many military and colonial-era laws used to criminalize peaceful speech and assembly, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today […]

June 29, 2016  •  By Human Rights Watch  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

သတင္းထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္။ ။ စီေဒါေကာ္မတီသုိ႕ ျမန္မာအမ်ိဳးသမီးအဖဲြ႔မ်ား ယွဥ္ၿပိဳင္အစီရင္ခံစာမ်ားတင္သြင္း

၂၀၁၆ ဇူလိုင္လ ၄ ရက္ေန႕မွ ၂၂ ရက္ေန႔အထိ ဆြစ္ဇာလန္ႏိုင္ငံ၊ ဂ်ီနီဗာၿမိဳ႕တြင္ ျပဳလုပ္မည့္ (၆၄) ႀကိမ္ေျမာက္ စီေဒါ
အစည္းအေ၀းသို႔ ျမန္မာျပည္မွ အစိုးရမဟုတ္ေသာအဖြဲ႕အစည္းမ်ားျဖစ္သည့္ CEDAW Action Myanmar (CAM)၊ Women Organization Network (အမ်ဳိးသမီးအဖြဲ႔မ်ား ကြန္ယက္)၊ Gender Equality Network (က်ားမေရးရာ တန္းတူညီမွ်ေရးကြန္ယက္) ၊ Karen Human Rights Group (ကရင္လူ႔အခြင့္အေရးအဖဲြ႔) ႏွင့္ Women’s League of Burma အမ်ဳိးသမီးမ်ားအဖြဲ႔ခ်ဳပ္ (ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံ) တို႔ တက္ေရာက္ၿပီး ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံရွိ အမ်ိဳးသမီးအခြင့္အေရး အေျခအေနမ်ားႏွင့္ပတ္သက္သည့္ အစီရင္ခံစာမ်ားကို တင္သြင္းၾကမည္ျဖစ္သည္ […]

June 29, 2016  •  By CEDAW Action Myanmar, Women Organization Network, Gender Equality Network, Karen Human Rights Group and Women's League of Burma  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

European Union: Council Conclusions on EU strategy with Myanmar/Burma

1. The European Union has a strategic interest in strengthening its relationship with Myanmar/Burma and welcomes the peaceful transfer of power following credible and competitive elections in November 2015 […]

June 20, 2016  •  By European Union  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Taking the EU-Myanmar Partnership to the Next Level: An EU Strategy in Support of Myanmar’s Reforms

The High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and the European Commission have today adopted a Joint Communication that sets out a vision for ambitious and forward-looking EU engagement with Myanmar as the country’s transition enters its next phase […]

June 1, 2016  •  By European Commission  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Myanmar

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team led by Mr. Yongzheng Yang visited Myanmar during May 12−20 to assess macroeconomic developments and discuss economic policies with the authorities […]

May 20, 2016  •  By International Monetary Fund  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Treasury Amends Burmese Sanctions Regulations, Identifies Blocked Companies Owned By Designated Persons, And Delists Several Burmese State-Owned Entities

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) amended the Burmese Sanctions Regulations, 31 C.F.R. part 537 (“the Regulations”), and updated the Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons (SDN) List […]

May 17, 2016  •  By U.S Department of the Treasury  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

NLD Government Must Protect Rohingya People

We, the undersigned Rohingya organizations express our serious concern that the security, honour and dignity of the Rohingya population continue to be at stake due to growing anti-Rohingya sentiment at the behest of the powerful and influential groups in the Myanmar […]

May 16, 2016  •  By Rohingya Organizations  •  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 ➤