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Posts Tagged ‘Freedom of Movement’ (14 found)

International Religious Freedom Report for 2015

The constitution guarantees every citizen “the right to freely profess and practice religion subject to public order, morality or health and to the other provisions of this Constitution.” The government adopted a package of four laws that many local and international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) said were an infringement on religious freedom and other basic rights […]

August 10, 2016  •  By US Department of State  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Blacklist of Border-based Pro-democracy and Rights Activists Must be Removed to Ensure Greater Civil Society Space

Myanmar nationals hold up their passports outside the embassy of Myanmar in Singapore40 civil society organizations (CSOs) operating along Burma’s borders submitted an open letter directed to Daw Aung San Suu Kyi this past week. The letter, released on 25 July, 2016, made a request for the greater inclusion of border-based CSOs during the transition process […]

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

Human Rights Watch: “They Can Arrest You at Any Time” The Criminalization of Peaceful Expression in Burma

HRWThe past five years have been a time of liberalization and change in Burma. The abolition of prior censorship and a loosening of licensing requirements has led to a vibrant press, and the shift from formal military rule has emboldened civil society […]

June 29, 2016  •  By Human Rights Watch  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma: Dismantle Infrastructure of Repression

(Rangoon) – Burma’s new government should use its parliamentary majority to repeal or amend the many military and colonial-era laws used to criminalize peaceful speech and assembly, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today […]

June 29, 2016  •  By Human Rights Watch  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

AAPP and FPPS launch report entitled “After Release I Had to Restart My Life from the Beginning”

The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (“AAPP”) and the Former Political Prisoners Society (“FPPS”) has today – 25 May 2016 – published a report entitled, ‘“After release I had to restart my life from the beginning[…]”

May 25, 2016  •  By Assistance Association for Political Prisoners and Former Political Prisoners Society  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar: Continue Releasing all Prisoners of Conscience

One month after the Myanmar’s new administration pledged that it would work to free all prisoners of conscience in the country, the authorities should double their efforts to ensure that no one is left behind bars for peacefully exercising their rights […]

May 11, 2016  •  By Amnesty International  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar: Continue Efforts to Release all Remaining Prisoners of Conscience

One month after the Myanmar’s new administration pledged that it would work to free all prisoners of conscience in the country, the authorities should double their efforts to ensure that no one is left behind bars for peacefully exercising their rights […]

May 7, 2016  •  By Amnesty International  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Free Burmese Interfaith Activists

Burma Campaign UK today called for the immediate and unconditional release of Zaw Zaw Latt ,Pwint Phyu Latt and Zaw Win Bo, and urged the Burmese government to reform the Prisoners of Conscience Affairs Committee and to ensure the release of Zaw Zaw Latt, Pwint Phyu Latt, Zaw Win Bo and all remaining political prisoners in Burma […]

April 29, 2016  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Saffron Revolution Leader Remains in Jail

Burma Campaign UK today called for the immediate and unconditional release of U Gambira, and all the remaining political prisoners in Burma […]

April 22, 2016  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Major Step to End Decades-Long Cycle of Political Arrests

(New York, April 12, 2016) – The new Burmese government, led by the National League for Democracy (NLD), has taken a major step in releasing approximately 200 political prisoners and detainees, Human Rights Watch said today […]

April 12, 2016  •  By Human Rights Watch  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤