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Posts Tagged ‘Crimes against humanity’ (225 found)

လားရွဴိးၿမိဳ႕နယ္ မိုင္းေယာ္ေဒသခံမ်ားအား သတ္ျဖတ္ခဲ့သည့္ ျမန္မာ့ တပ္မေတာ္၏အၾကမ္းဖက္လုပ္ရပ္ကို ကန္႕ကြက္ရႈတ္ခ်သည့္ သေဘာထားထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္

၂၅ ရက္ေန႕ ဇြန္လ ၂၀၁၆ ခုႏွစ္တြင္ လားရႈိးၿမိဳ႕နယ္ မိုင္းေယာ္ေဒသခံရြာသား ၇ ဦး အား ရက္စက္စြာ ဖမ္းဆီးသတ္ျဖတ္ခဲ့သည့္ ျမန္မာ့တပ္မေတာ္၏ အၾကမ္းဖက္လုပ္ရပ္ကို ပေလာင္ျပည္နယ္လြတ္ေျမာက္ေရးတပ္ဦး P.S.L.F /T.N.L.A မွ အျပင္းအထန္ကန္႕ကြက္ရႈတ္ခ်လိုက္ပါသည္ […]

July 3, 2016  •  By Palaung State Liberation Front  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

2016 Trafficking in Persons Report – BURMA: Tier 3

Human trafficakingBurma is a source country for men, women, and children subjected to forced labor and for women and children subjected to sex trafficking, both in Burma and abroad. Some Burmese men, women, and children who migrate for work abroad—particularly to Thailand and China, as well as other countries in Asia, the Middle East, and the United States—are subjected to forced labor or sex trafficking […]

June 30, 2016  •  By US Department of State  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

TRAINED TO TORTURE: Systematic war crimes by the Burma Army in Ta’ang areas of northern Shan State (March 2011 – March 2016)

Cover in EngTWO documentation of human rights violations in Ta’ang areas of northern Shan State from March 2011 to March 2016 provides evidence that the Burma Army is committing war crimes, on a widespread, systematic basis – in particular torture, shelling of civilian targets, and forcing civilians to be porters and human shields […]

June 26, 2016  •  By Ta'ang Women's Organization  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

တကၠသိုလ္ေက်ာင္းသား ဂြမ္ဆိုင္းေအာင္အား၊ အစိုးရစစ္တပ္၏ တပ္သားတစ္ဦးမွ ကခ်င္ျပည္နယ္ ျမစ္ၾကီးနားျမိဳ႕တြင္း၌ ပစ္ခတ္သတ္ျဖတ္ျခင္းအေပၚ ေက်ာင္းသားလူငယ္ထုႏွင့္ အရပ္ဘက္လူမႈအဖြဲ႔အစည္းမ်ား၏ သေဘာထားထုတ္ျပန္ေၾကျငာခ်က္

ျမစ္ၾကီးနားျမိဳ႕၊ ကၽြန္းပင္သာရပ္ကြက္၊ အိမ္အမွတ္(၁/၁၀၇)တြင္ေနထိုင္ေသာ (ဘ)ဦးေဂ၀ါႏွင့္ (မိ)ေဒၚလေထာ္နန္အိန္ တို႔၏သား ကြန္ပ်ဴတာတကၠသိုလ္ ပထမႏွစ္ေက်ာင္းသားတစ္ဦးျဖစ္သူ ေမာင္ဂြမ္ဆိုင္းေအာင္ အသက္(၁၉)ႏွစ္အား၊ ၂၀၁၆ ခုႏွစ္ ဇြန္လ ၂၀ ရက္ေန႔ ည ၉ နာရီခြဲအခ်ိန္တြင္၊ ေျမာက္ပိုင္းတုိင္းစစ္ဌာနခ်ဳပ္(မပခ) လက္ေအာက္ခံ ေထာက္ပို႔ တပ္ (၇၂၇) မွ တပ္သားေမာင္ေမာင္ (ကိုယ္ပိုင္အမွတ္ တ/၅၁၁၅၆၈) ဗလမင္းထင္တံတားလံုျခံဳေရးအေစာင့္ တပ္သားမွ ေသနတ္ျဖင့္ ပစ္ခတ္သတ္ျဖတ္ေသာ ျဖစ္ရပ္ဆိုးျဖစ္ပြားခဲ့သည္ […]

June 23, 2016  •  By 142 Civil Society Organizations  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Save The Namtu River

SHRF coversIn January 2016, Burma’s state media reported that Naypyidaw was proceeding with four new hydropower dams on the Namtu (Myitnge or Dokhtawaddy) River, three of which are in conflict areas of Shan State […]

March 30, 2016  •  By Shan Human Rights Foundation, Shan Sapawa Environmental and Shan State Farmers' Network  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Testimony before House Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations: “Get it Right This Time: A Victims-Centered Trafficking in Persons Report”

Mr. Chairman and other distinguished members of the Subcommittee, thank you for inviting me to testify today. I had the honor of testifying last year, and once again my colleagues and I at Fortify Rights thank you for your leadership in working to end human trafficking worldwide […]

March 22, 2016  •  By Fortify Rights  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

United States: Assign Tier-3 Rankings to Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia in Annual Trafficking Report

(Washington, D.C., March 22, 2016)—The U.S. Department of State should assign the governments of Myanmar, Thailand, and Malaysia the lowest ranking in its forthcoming Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report, Fortify Rights said today […]

March 22, 2016  •  By Fortify Rights  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

The Political Persecution and Re-imprisonment of U Gambira 2016

Saffron RevolutionU Gambira (born 19 June 1979), is a former Buddhist monk, activist and a leader of the All-Burma Monks’ Alliance, a group which helped lead the 2007 protests against Burma’s military government […]

March 20, 2016  •  By HWR Group  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Deep-rooted Human Rights Challenges Must be Tackled in Myanmar’s New Political era – UN expert

GENEVA (18 March 2016) – Myanmar is a very different country from just a few short years ago, said the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, warning however of the urgent need to tackle deeply entrenched human rights issues […]

March 18, 2016  •  By Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤