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Human Rights Far From Guaranteed as US Sanctions on Burma Are Removed

Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi meets with U.S. President Barack Obama at the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S. September 14, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Barria - RTSNSUW

During his meeting with Daw Aung San Suu Kyi on September 14 2016, President Barack Obama announced that the United States would end sanctions on Burma. Earlier in the week, White House deputy National Security Advisor, Ben Rhodes anticipated the easing of sanctions, stating, “We want to make sure our sanctions are not preventing the type of economic development and investment that would help the people of Myanmar […]”

September 19, 2016  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma Army Continues to Act with Impunity1: Case Study #3

While major armed conflict between the NMSP [New Mon State Party] and the Burma Army has not been observed since the 1995 ceasefire, security concerns expressed by the IDPs in NMSP controlled areas are very real as the Burma Army continues to act with impunity […]

September 14, 2016  •  By Burma Link, Burma Partnership and Human Rights Foundation of Monland  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Landmine Victim in Jo Haprao, Bee Ree: Mon IDP Report Case Study #2

The following case study is from the joint report “Invisible Lives: The Untold Story of Displacement Cycle in Burma” by Human Rights Foundation of Monland (HURFOM), Burma Link, and Burma Partnership, which was launched in a press conference in Rangoon on August 12th and in Moulmein on August 15th […]

September 14, 2016  •  By Burma Link, Burma Partnership and Human Rights Foundation of Monland  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Fleeing Sexual Violence from Yebyu Township to the Thailand-Burma Border: Mon IDP Report Case Study #1

The following case study is from the joint report “Invisible Lives: The Untold Story of Displacement Cycle in Burma” by Human Rights Foundation of Monland (HURFOM), Burma Link, and Burma Partnership, which was launched in a press conference in Rangoon on August 12th and in Moulmein on August 15th […]

September 7, 2016  •  By Burma Link, Burma Partnership and Human Rights Foundation of Monland  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

21st Century Panglong Conference Reaffirms Obstacles to Peace

DSC_0083-copy-copyOn 4 September, 2016, Burma’s “21st Century Panglong Conference” concluded after four days of an exchange of opinions on the country’s protracted armed conflict and on ways forward to establish a federal democratic union. Issues ranged from the geographical composition of the Union to the formation of a federal army under the civilian government – and thus the need to amend the 2008 Constitution – through the delivery of a series of speeches, proposals and position papers. Over 1,400 delegates attended including ethnic armed organizations (EAOs), the Government, political parties, the Burma Army and third party observers […]

September 6, 2016  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Advisory Commission on Rakhine State – A Welcome Investigation into Arakan State’s Human Rights and Humanitarian Crisis

Former U.S. president Jimmy Carter (R), former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan (C) and former Algerian Foreign Minister Lakhdar Brahimi, members of the Elders group, attend a meeting with Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (not in picture) in Moscow, Russia, April 28, 2015. Members of the Elders independent group are global political and public figures, who held top posts in their countries and international organizations, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia official web site. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov - RTX1AM1E

On 23 August 2016, the Ministry of the Office of the State Counselor announced the formation of a nine-member Advisory Commission on Rakhine State […]

August 30, 2016  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

New Report Urges Government to Address Protracted Displacement in Upcoming Panglong Conference

BP Report Cover Lay.cdrThis past week three civil society organizations, Human Rights Foundation of Monland, Burma Link and Burma Partnership released a joint report, titled Invisible Lives: The Untold Story of Displacement in Burma, underlying the ongoing challenges facing displaced ethnic communities […]

August 16, 2016  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

လူူမသိသူမသိဘ၀မ်ား – ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံမွ လူမသိေသးေသာေနရပ္စြန္႔ခြာတိမ္းေရွာင္ရမႈ သံသရာ

BP Report Cover Lay.cdr လတ္တေလာကာလ ျမန္မာ့အေရးႏွင့္ပတ္သက္လွ်င္ ဒီမိုကေရစီျပဳျပင္ ေျပာင္းလဲေရး၊ ၂၀၁၅ ေရြးေကာက္ပြဲႏွင့္ အမ်ိဳးသားဒီမုိကေရစီအဖဲြ႔ခ်ဳပ္ (NLD) ဦးေဆာင္ေသာအစိုးရ၏ အနာဂတ္တို႔ အေပၚသာ အာရံုစိုက္မႈမ်ားေနၿပီး အလြန္နက္နဲေသာ လူသားခ်င္းစာနာမႈ အက်ပ္အတည္း ႏွင့္ ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံအေရွ႕ေတာင္ပိုင္းမွ တိုင္းရင္းသားလူနည္းစု အသိုင္းအဝိုင္းတို႔၏ ဆက္လက္စိုးရိမ္ပူပန္ေနရမႈမ်ားအား အမ်ားအားျဖင့္ လ်စ္လ်ဴ႐ႈထားၾကသည္ […]

August 12, 2016  •  By Burma Link, Burma Partnership and Human Rights Foundation of Monland  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

ျမန္မာအစိုးရ၏ ျပဳျပင္ေျပာင္းလဲေရးမ်ားသည္ တိုင္းရင္းသားေဒသမ်ားမွ ေနရပ္စြန္႔ခြာတိမ္းေရွာင္ရမႈ၏ အေျခခံ အေၾကာင္းတရားမ်ားကို ကိုင္တြယ္ေျဖရွင္းရမည္

ယေန႔ ၂၀၁၆ ခုႏွစ္ ၾသဂုတ္လ ၁၂ ရက္ေန႔ ရန္ကုန္ၿမိဳ႕တြင္ ထုတ္ျပန္သည့္ ဘားမားလင့္ခ္၊ ျမန္မာ့အေရး ပူးေပါင္းေဆာင္ရြက္သူမ်ားအဖြဲ႔ႏွင့္ မြန္ျပည္လူ႔အခြင့္အေရးေဖာင္ေဒးရွင္း (HURFOM) တို႔မွ ပူးတြဲထုတ္ေ၀ေသာ အစီရင္ခံစာတြင္ အစိုးရသစ္သည္ စစ္ပြဲႏွင့္ ေနရပ္စြန္႔ခြာတိမ္းေရွာင္ရမႈတို႔၏ အေျခခံအေၾကာင္းတရားမ်ားကို ကိုင္တြယ္၍ ေနရပ္ျပန္ေရး အဟန္႔အတားမ်ားကို ဖယ္ရွားျခင္းျဖင့္ ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ အေရွ႕ေတာင္ပိုင္း နယ္စပ္ တစ္ေလွ်ာက္မွ ျပည္တြင္းေနရပ္စြန္႔ခြာ တိမ္းေရွာင္ရသူမ်ားႏွင့္ ထိုင္း-ျမန္မာနယ္စပ္ရွိ ဒုကၡသည္မ်ားအတြက္ ေရရွည္တည္တံ့သည့္ ေျဖရွင္းခ်က္မ်ားကုိ ေဖာ္ေဆာင္အားေပး ျမႇင့္တင္သင့္ေၾကာင္း ေဖာ္ျပထားသည္ […]

August 12, 2016  •  By Burma Link, Burma Partnership and Human Rights Foundation of Monland  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

INVISIBLE LIVES: The Untold Story of Displacement Cycle in Burma

BP Report Cover Lay.cdrRecently, much attention surrounding Burma has focused on the democratic reform, 2015 elections and the future of the National League for Democracy (NLD)-led Government, whilst a profound humanitarian crisis and continuing concerns of the ethnic minority communities in the southeast have been largely ignored […]

August 12, 2016  •  By Burma Link, Burma Partnership and Human Rights Foundation of Monland  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤