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Posts Tagged ‘Freedom of Association’ (43 found)

Myanmar: New expression meets old repression: Ending the cycle of political arrests and imprisonment in Myanmar

AIThis is the summary of the Amnesty International report which highlights the pattern of politically motivated arrest and imprisonment since the start of 2014. Since it came to power in March 2011, the government in Myanmar has embarked on a major transition from five decades of authoritarian military rule towards a more open political system […]

March 24, 2016  •  By Amnesty International  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

More Arrests on Trumped Up Charges as Outgoing Government’s Term Approaches End

Activists-on-NilarAs Burma prepares for the upcoming annual cross-examination by the UN Human Rights Council on 14 March, 2016, 121 civil society organizations wrote to member and observer states requesting them to maintain the country under Agenda Item 4 (“Human rights situations that require the Council’s attention”) and urged the extension of the Special Rapporteur mandate at this critical juncture in the country […]

March 2, 2016  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

AAPP calls for the release of Nilar Thein

On February 24, 2016 Ma Nilar Thein, secretary of Women’s Affairs at the 88 Generation Peace and Open Society, was arrested for her alleged participation in a protest in Rangoon in February 2015 showing unity and support of the students advocating for education reform at Letpadan Township, Bago Division […]

February 25, 2016  •  By Assistance Association for Political Prisoners  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma: Election Points Path to Rights Progress

(New York, January 27, 2016) – Burma’s peaceful elections were the high point of a year that saw the overall human rights situation in the country stagnate, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2016. The opposition National League for Democracy (NLD) under Aung San Suu Kyi won an overwhelming victory in structurally […]

January 27, 2016  •  By Human Rights Watch  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

အျပည္ျပည္ဆိုင္ရာ လူ႔အခြင့္အေရးေန႔ ထုတ္ျပန္ေၾကညာခ်က္

အျပည္ျပည္ဆိုင္ရာ လူ႔အခြင့္အေရးေၾကညာစာတမ္းကို ကမၻာ့ကုလသမဂၢက အတည္ျပဳျပဌာန္း ခဲ့ေသာေန႔သည္ ယေန႔ ၂၀၁၅ ခုႏွစ္ ဒီဇင္ဘာလ (၁၀) ရက္ေန႔တြင္ ႏွစ္ေပါင္း (၆၇) ႏွစ္ ျပည့္ေျမာက္ခဲ့ၿပီ ျဖစ္သည္။ ပထမဆံုးေသာ အျပည္ျပည္ဆိုင္ရာလူ႔အခြင့္အေရးေၾကညာစာတမ္း၏ အေျခခံမူ၀ါဒမ်ားက လူသားမ်ားသည္ ေမြးရာပါျဖစ္သည့္ လူ႔ဂုဏ္သိကၡာအတိုင္းလိုအပ္သည့္ လူ႔အခြင့္အေရးမ်ားကို ခဲြျခားျခင္း မရွိဘဲ လူတိုင္း ခံစားခြင့္ရွိေၾကာင္း တိတိက်က်ေဖာ္ျပထားသည္ […]

December 9, 2015  •  By Human Rights Educators Network  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Half Empty: Burma’s Political Parties and their Human Rights Commitments

Half empty report by FIDH On 8 November 2015, Burma’s electorate will vote for the representatives who will sit in Parliament from 201b to 2021. The polls are anticipated to usher in a Parliament that will be markedly different from the body that was installed as a result of the November 2010 election and the April 2012 by–elections […]

November 3, 2015  •  By International Federation for Human Rights  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

New Rohingya Election Briefing Paper Presented In UK Parliament

A new briefing by Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK, ‘No Hope For Rohingya From Burma Election’, was presented at a meeting in the British Parliament today […]

November 3, 2015  •  By Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

New Election Briefing Paper – Constitution Ensures Continued Military Control

Burma Campaign UK today publishes a new briefing paper – Burma’s 2015 Elections and the 2008 Constitution, containing detailed analysis of what is likely to happen after election day, the process of the elections, and key election statistics […]

October 30, 2015  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Comparing States’ treatment of businesses and associations worldwide

Sectoral-equity-poster-small_500In this report, Maina Kiai’s third to the United Nations General Assembly, the Special Rapporteur compares the enabling environments that States, multilateral organizations and other actors create for businesses and associations, and highlights instances where they are treated inequitably.

October 28, 2015  •  By United Nations Special Rapporteur  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Carter Center Releases Latest Statement on Myanmar’s Pre-Election Activities

ATLANTA — The Carter Center today released its latest statement on Myanmar’s pre-election activities, making recommendations to help ensure a democratic process in the days to come […]

October 27, 2015  •  By The Carter Center  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤