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Posts Tagged ‘Chin Human Rights Organization’ (25 found)

New Evidence of Abuses in Burma’s Chin State Strengthens Call for UN Commission of Inquiry

The Chin Human Rights Organization (CHRO) today welcomed a new report published by Nobel Peace Prize winning organization Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), “Life Under the Junta: Evidence of Crimes Against Humanity in Burma’s Chin State.”

Using innovative population-based methods to document human rights violations in all nine townships of Chin State, researchers found that almost 92 percent of households surveyed had experienced forced labour at least once in the year prior to interviews […]

January 19, 2011  •  By Chin Human Rights Organization  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Life Under the Junta: Evidence of Crimes Against Humanity in Burma’s Chin State

In 2010, Physicians for Human Rights investigated alleged human rights violations against the people of Chin State. Their research revealed extraordinary levels of state and military violence against civilian populations. The report, Life Under the Junta: Evidence of Crimes Against Humanity in Burma’s Chin State, provides the first quantitative data of these human rights violations. The report also reveals that at least eight of the violations surveyed fall within the purview of the International Criminal Court (ICC) […]

January 19, 2011  •  By Physicians for Human Rights  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

CHRO Calls for International Support for a Country-Wide Commission of Inquiry on Burma

The Chin Human Rights Organization (CHRO) today warmly welcomes the report of Tomás Ojea Quintana, the UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Burma, and urges the international community to support a country-wide commission of inquiry into gross and systematic human rights violations and possible crimes against humanity in Burma […]

October 20, 2010  •  By Chin Human Rights Organization  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

CHRO Condemns Destruction of Christian Cross in Chin State

The Chin Human Rights Organization (CHRO) strongly condemns the destruction of another Christian cross in Chin State on the orders of Burma’s military regime. CHRO has learned that the 23-foot high concrete Christian cross in the Mindat Township area, southern Chin State, was forcibly destroyed on 24 July by direct order of the authorities, including the District and Township level Peace and Development Council, the District Religious Affairs Department, and a Mindat abbot from the Hill Region Buddhist Mission […]

August 24, 2010  •  By Chin Human Rights Organization  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

On the Edge of Survival

On the Edge of Survival released Chin Human Rights Group (CHRO) is a report about the rat infestation and food crisis in Chin State finds that food shortages have spread to seven townships in Chin State as well as parts of Sagaing Division […]

September 1, 2009  •  By Chin Human Rights Organization  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤