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Posts Tagged ‘IDPs’ (93 found)

Burma Human Right Network alarmed by reductions in food rations to IDP camps in Rakhine State, Myanmar

“The Burma Human Rights Network has documented a reduction in food rations that can only lead to starvation and death. We are appalled by the current state of affairs and call upon the international community and UN agencies to review cuts to food” stated Kyaw Win of BHRN […]

September 7, 2016  •  By Burma Human Rights Network  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

End of mission statement by the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar

I have just concluded my fourth official visit to the country as Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar. I would like to thank the Government of Myanmar for its invitation and for granting me an extended visit of twelve days […]

July 1, 2016  •  By UN Special Rapporteur Yanghee Lee  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Ongoing Tatmadaw Offensives and Impunity for War Crimes Undermine New Panglong Peace Initiative

The Women’s League of Burma (WLB) is seriously concerned at the Tatmadaw’s recent new offensives and ongoing
impunity for war crimes, which are undermining the government’s new peace initiatives […]

June 16, 2016  •  By Women's League of Burma  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Five Years Since Fighting Renewed in Kachin State and Still No Relief in Sight

Kachin IDPs1On 9 June, 2016, 130 global solidarity groups banded together to draw attention to the fifth anniversary of renewed armed conflict in Kachin State and the end of a 17-year ceasefire between the Burma Army and the Kachin Independence Army (KIA).

June 15, 2016  •  By Burma Partnership  •  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 ➤

SUPPORTING HUMAN RIGHTS IN MYANMAR: Why the U.S. Should Maintain Existing Sanctions Authority

Fortify RightsIs now the time for the U.S. Government to drop all sanctions on Myanmar (also known as Burma)? A network of corporate lobbyists and business associations are seeking to convince the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama to lift all remaining sanctions on the country by letting the existing sanctions authority expire this month […]

May 9, 2016  •  By Fortify Rights and United to End Genocide  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

More Displacement, More Abuses in Latest Burma Army Attacks

Peace-TalksThe Burma Army is stepping up on its promise to “eliminate” the Arakan Army (AA) with an increase in the number and ferocity of military attacks in northern Arakan State […]

April 26, 2016  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Opium Production Spreads to Chin State

Free Burma Rangers (FBR) recently finished a mission to document opium production in Chin State, Burma. Chin State is not widely known in Burma for its production of opium […]

March 29, 2016  •  By Free Burma Rangers  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤