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Posts Tagged ‘Info-Birmanie’ (10 found)

Report on Repressive Laws in Burma

European Burma NetworkIn spite of the reforms in Burma in recent years, the process of democratization has been called into question by the persistence of grave human rights violations and the absence of any significant progress on genuine democractic reforms, notably with regard to the process of legal reform […]

October 20, 2015  •  By Info Birmanie  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Joint Open Letter on Review of the European Union’s Joint Decision on Burma

Dear Minister,

We are writing to you regarding the upcoming review of the European Union’s joint decision on Burma/Myanmar and to call upon you to support the continuation of the state of suspended sanctions against Burma/Myanmar for an additional year.

While we acknowledge that positive steps have been taken by the government in Burma/Myanmar, we caution that reforms have not led to progress towards national reconciliation. Nor have they sought to stem the ongoing human rights abuses and impunity, which continue to be serious problems in the country […]

April 11, 2013  •  By Altsean-Burma, International Federation for Human Rights, CCFD-Terre Solidaire, Info-Birmanie and Secours Catholique  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Violence in West Burma: Racial and Religious Intolerance Must Cease!

Info Birmanie is deeply concerned by the violent riots of an inter-religious nature, which have taken place over the last few days in the Rakhine State (Arakan) in West Burma.

Since 2nd June numerous people have been killed and others wounded during riots between Buddhists and Muslims in Western Burma despite the state of emergency ordered by the government. Official media speak of 7 killed and 17 wounded and still, according to official figures, 500 houses have been destroyed. Meanwhile the Burmese authorities and medias do not seem to take into account the numerous victims belonging to the Rohingya minority, who, according to the Rohingya defence groups, could reach several hundred […]

June 12, 2012  •  By Info-Birmanie  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

The Use of Rape as a Weapon of War in Burma’s Ethnic Areas

With a population of over 50 million people, Burma is comprised of eight major ethnic nationalities: Burman, Shan, Karen, Karenni, Mon, Chin, Kachin and Arakan. Burma’s ethnic groups demand equality, autonomy […]

March 8, 2012  •  By Info Birmanie and Swedish Burma Committee  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Report on the Use of Rape as a Weapon of War in Burma

On the occasion of the International Women’s Day, the Burma support groups Info Birmanie (France) and the Swedish Burma Committee (Sweden) release a report on the Use of Rape as a Weapon of War in Burma […]

March 8, 2012  •  By Info Birmanie and Swedish Burma Committee  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Open Letter to Alain Juppé, Minister of Foreign Affairs of France, Regarding Justice and Accountability and Democratic Reform in Burma

Dear Mr Minister,

We have the honour of writing to you before your upcoming visit to Burma. We urge you to use this valuable opportunity to press the Burmese authorities to: release all political prisoners and ensure their freedom to participate in the political transition; repeal oppressive legislation; cease military offensives in ethnic areas and grant greater unfettered access to humanitarian groups; and
prioritize justice and accountability for past and on-going human rights abuses in the country […]

January 10, 2012  •  By International Federation for Human Rights, French League for Human Rights, Altsean-Burma and Info-Birmanie  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Report on Tourism in Burma

[…] The Association Info-Birmanie has decided to publish this report in order to bring clarifications to those who consider going to Burma on the ins and outs of the issue of tourism. We consider that the information furnished by the travel agencies only; insisting on Burma’s beauty, the Country “of a thousand and one temples” are insufficient and that it is necessary to have the most amount of information possible in order to decide whether to travel to Burma or not […]

June 24, 2011  •  By Info-Birmanie  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

ALTSEAN Burma, Info Birmanie, FIDH and LDH Ask the EU to Support the Establishment of a Commission of Inquiry into War Crimes and Crimes against Humanity in Burma Now

ALTSEAN Burma, the International Federation for Human Rights, Info-Birmanie and the French League for Human Rights are deeply concerned by the continued failure of the European Union to publicly support a UN Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into credible and serious allegations of war crimes and crimes against humanity in Burma […]

April 11, 2011  •  By Altsean-Burma and International Federation for Human Rights and Info-Birmanie and French League for Human Rights  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

France supports a Commission of Inquiry

FIDH, Human Rights Watch, Info-Birmanie and French Human Rights League demand the set-up of an international commission of inquiry

They welcome France’s statement and urge the EU to support this initiative at the UN General Assembly[…]

September 22, 2010  •  By International Federation for Human Rights, Human Rights Watch, Info-Birmanie and French Human Rights League  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Update for 14 May

Once again we bring you update on the Global Campaign Against Burma’s 2010 Military Elections. These updates feature the efforts and actions of people around the world related to upcoming elections in Burma.

Global Day of Action on 27 May

The Ten Alliances of Burma’s democracy and ethnic rights movement released a media advisory announcing the upcoming Global Day of Action on 27 May, as part of the ongoing Global Campaign Against Burma’s 2010 Military Elections […]

May 14, 2010  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤