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Posts Tagged ‘European Parliament’ (8 found)

Burma: Ethnic Chin in Historic Hearing at the European Parliament

A public hearing on the situation of the ethnic Chin in Burma took place at the European Parliament in Brussels for the first time ever today. The event, “The struggle of ethnic Chins in a changing Burma/Myanmar” – hosted by a member of the European Parliament Working Group on Freedom of Religion or Belief, László Tőkés MEP – examined some of the key challenges facing the predominantly Christian Chin people, including ongoing human rights abuses […]

July 9, 2013  •  By Chin Human Rights Organization  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Resolution on the Situation of Rohingya Muslims

The European Parliament, having regard to its previous resolutions on Burma/Myanmar, in particular those of 20 April 2012[1], 13 September 2012[2] and 22 November 2012[3], having regard to its resolution of 23 May 2013 on reinstatement of Myanmar/Burma’s access to generalised tariff preferences[4], having regard to the EU Foreign Affairs Council conclusions of 22 April 2013 on Myanmar/Burma […]

June 13, 2013  •  By European Parliament  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

CSW and CHRO Welcome MEP’s Letter to EU Foreign Policy Chief on Human Rights Violations in Burma

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) and the Chin Human Rights Organization (CHRO) today warmly welcomed a letter sent by Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) to the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Baroness Catherine Ashton, highlighting ongoing human rights violations in Burma […]

February 1, 2013  •  By Christian Solidarity Worldwide and Chin Human Rights Organization  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Resolution of 13 September 2012 on the Persecution of Rohingya Muslims in Burma/Myanmar

The European Parliament, having regard to its previous resolutions on Burma/Myanmar, and in particular that of 20 April 2012[1], having regard to the progress report of 7 March 2012 by the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar […]

September 12, 2012  •  By European Parliament  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

BROUK Welcomes EU-Parliament Resolution on Burma

Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK today welcomed the European Parliament resolution of 20th April 2012 calling on Burmese regime for changes to the 1982 law on citizenship to ensure due recognition of the right to citizenship of the Rohingya ethnic minority […]

April 24, 2012  •  By Burmese Rohingya Organization UK  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

ARNO welcomes European Parliament Resolution on Burma

Arakan Rohingya National Organisation (ARNO) has welcomed the European Parliament resolution of 20 April 2012 which calls for changes to the 1982 law on citizenship to ensure due recognition of the right to citizenship of the Rohingya ethnic minority […]

April 24, 2012  •  By Arakan Rohingya National Organization  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

European Parliament Condemns ‘Atrocious’ Violations against Karen

The European Parliament passed a Resolution on Thursday 25 November 2010, following sham elections in Burma and the release of Aung San Suu Kyi. The Resolution noted that the elections were not free or fair, and the release of Aung San Suu Kyi by itself did not represent a positive step forward, without other fundamental changes.

The Resolution also highlighted how the “Burmese military continues to commit atrocious human rights violations against civilians in the ethnic Karen homelands on the Thai border, acts which include extrajudicial killings, forced labour and sexual violence …. continues widespread and systematic forced recruitment of child soldiers” […]

December 1, 2010  •  By European Karen Network  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Human rights: Burma, Iraq, Tibet

MEPs welcome the recent release of Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi but are concerned about her safety and insist that her freshly regained freedom must be unconditioned and unrestricted. They urge the Burmese regime to engage in discussions with her and with representatives of the minority peoples […]

November 25, 2010  •  By European Parliament  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤