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Posts Tagged ‘Human Rights Violations’ (349 found)

NLD-led Government Must Abide by UN Ruling to Release Lahpai Gam

Burma Campaign UK today called for the NLD-led government to abide by the United Nations ruling that Lahpai Gam is detained illegally and release him immediately […]

May 26, 2016  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

“After release I had to restart my life from the beginning” The Experiences of Ex-political Prisoners in Burma and Challenges to Reintegration

AAPP -cover-report-EngSince 1962, between 7,000 and 10,000 political prisoners have been imprisoned in Burma. Whilst a multitude of anecdotal records exist, there is very little comprehensive data concerning the torture and mistreatment experienced by political prisoners within Burma’s interrogation centers and jails […]

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

Burma Government Must Heed US Stance on Rohingya

Secretary Kerry Shakes Hands with Myanmar Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hliang before a Bilateral Meeting at the Commander-in-Chief's Compound in Naypyitaw

With US sanctions on Burma being extended with amendments, and US Secretary of State, John Kerry paying a visit to the country, US policy on Burma has become clarified […]

May 24, 2016  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Multiple forces in the Divide, An Update on Karen 7th Brigade Region

Once one of the strongest regions in Burma for the Karen National Liberation Army (KNLA), the area around KNLA 6th Brigade now stands as one of the most divided […]

May 20, 2016  •  By Free Burma Rangers  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

NLD Government Must Protect Rohingya People

We, the undersigned Rohingya organizations express our serious concern that the security, honour and dignity of the Rohingya population continue to be at stake due to growing anti-Rohingya sentiment at the behest of the powerful and influential groups in the Myanmar […]

May 16, 2016  •  By Rohingya Organizations  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Former Diplomat, Junta Apologist to Lead Powerful New Ministry

RANGOON — A career diplomat, and past defender of Burma’s dire human rights record under military rule, has been chosen to head the powerful new Ministry of the State Counselor’s Office under Aung San Suu Kyi […]

May 12, 2016  •  By The Irrawaddy  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Update and Map on the Current Situation in Kachin State

30 April 2300: An estimated 40 Burma Army soldiers from Nmawk, entered into Namsai, Wa Baw village, and took away four civilians; Maran La Seng, Maran Naw, Hpauswi Brang Nan and Hpauswi Naw San […]

May 11, 2016  •  By Free Burma Rangers  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

U.S.: Ongoing Atrocity Crimes Against Ethnic Minorities Merit U.S. Sanctions Renewal on Myanmar (Burma)

(Washington, D.C., May 9, 2016)—U.S. President Barack Obama should renew sanctions authority on Myanmar (Burma) for at least another year due to ongoing egregious human rights violations against ethnic minorities in the country, said Fortify Rights and United to End Genocide in a new report published today […]

May 9, 2016  •  By Fortify Rights  •  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 ➤