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Posts Tagged ‘Global Justice Center’ (4 found)

Human Rights Groups Call for Arrest and Prosecution of Myanmar’s Minister of Home Affairs for War Crimes and Human Rights Violations

Geneva and New York – Tomorrow, an alleged war criminal accused of torture, murder, enslavement, pillage, rape, and forcible population transfer, is scheduled to present Myanmar’s human rights record at the United Nations […]

November 6, 2015  •  By Global Justice Center  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

International Human Rights Organizations Call for Accountability of Myanmar’s Minister of Home Affairs

We, the undersigned organizations, call for Lt. Gen. Ko Ko, Myanmar’s Minister of Home Affairs and Minister for Immigration and Population, to be held accountable for his involvement in human rights violations, war crimes, and crimes against humanity. On November 6, 2015, the United Nations Human Rights Council will review Myanmar’s human rights record during its Universal Periodic Review (UPR) in Geneva. Regrettably, the Myanmar Government has appointed Lt. Gen. Ko Ko to head the committee responsible for its UPR process […]

November 5, 2015  •  By Global Justice Center  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Open Letter to the Chief Justices for Asia and the Pacific

An open letter to the Chief Justices for Asia and the Pacific regions calling for immediate action to remove Burma’s Judge U Aung Toe as a participant in the Law Association for Asia and the Pacific’s annual Conference of Chief Justices of Asia and the Pacific. The letter argues that given the role Chief Justice […]

November 10, 2009  •  By Burma Lawyers Council, Global Justice Center  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

Open Letter to the International Crisis Group to rescind their support for the 2010 Burma Elections

An open letter to the International Crisis Group to rescind the organization’s recommendations regarding Burma, to withdraw the flawed constitutional analysis, and to articulate States’ legal obligations with regard to Burma, including taking all possible steps, individually and collectively, to end impunity for the ongoing criminal breaches of international humanitarian law. […]

October 28, 2009  •  By Burma Lawyers Council, Global Justice Center  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤