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Posts Tagged ‘Investigation’ (8 found)

ASEAN Parliamentarians Call for Urgent National and Regional Response to Sectarian Violence in Myanmar, and Independent Investigation into Madrasa Fire in Yangon

The ASEAN inter-Parliamentary Myanmar Caucus (AIPMC) is deeply concerned by reports of violence between Buddhist and Muslim communities in Myanmar and urges the Myanmar Parliament, ASEAN and other interested parties to act immediately to take appropriate measures to seek a long-term solution to inter-communal tensions whilst also protecting communities that remain at risk […]

April 2, 2013  •  By ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Myanmar Caucus  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Resolution on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar

The full text of the United Nations Human Rights Council Resolution that calls on the government to end human rights violations and ensure accountability and end impunity, maintains the resolution under agenda Item 4 of “Human rights situations that require the Council’s attention” and also extends the mandate of Special Rapporteur on human rights in Burma, Tomás Ojea Quintana.

March 19, 2013  •  By United Nations Human Rights Council  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma: Investigate Violent Crackdown on Mine Protesters

Incident Tests Government’s Claim to Respect Peaceful Assembly

The government of Burma should promptly and impartially investigate alleged excessive force by local authorities against peaceful anti-copper mine protesters, Human Rights Watch said today […]

December 1, 2012  •  By Human Rights Watch  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

US Campaign for Burma’s Statement on the Situation in Rakhine (Arakan) State, Burma

United States Campaign for Burma today expresses its concern over the ongoing violence in Rakhine (Arakan) State in the western part of Burma, also known as Myanmar, between the Rakhine Buddhist community and the Muslim community, known as the Rohingya. Violence has erupted between the two communities since May of this year and continued to this day with the great loss of hundreds of lives, thousands of houses and properties, and more than one hundred thousand peoples displaced […]

November 1, 2012  •  By US Campaign for Burma  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

International Observers Needed In Rakhine State, Burma

Burma Campaign UK today called on the British government to work for UN mandated international observers to be stationed in Rakhine (Arakan) State, Burma, following almost five months of violence, arrests, and restrictions on humanitarian assistance to Burma’s ethnic Rohingya minority […]

November 1, 2012  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

CSW Calls for International Action to End Violence in Arakan State, Burma

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) is calling on the international community to invoke the ‘Responsibility to Protect’ principle, in light of the Burmese Government’s failure to end the conflict in Arakan State, western Burma, between Rakhine Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims.

Under the principle of ‘Responsibility to Protect’, which is aimed at halting Mass Atrocity Crimes such as ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity, the international community has a responsibility to help states fulfil their responsibility to protect their citizens […]

November 1, 2012  •  By Christian Solidarity Worldwide  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Renewed Arakan State Violence Underscores Government’s Failure to Protect Minorities and to Prevent Ethnic Cleansing

Renewed communal violence in Arakan State has exposed the Burmese government’s failure to stop ethnic cleansing, protect minority groups, especially Muslim Rohingya, and implement reforms to address the root causes of human rights violations targeting these groups, said the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and its member organisation, the Alternative ASEAN Network on Burma (Altsean-Burma) […]

October 30, 2012  •  By International Federation for Human Rights and Altsean-Burma  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Special Rappertour on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar Should Conduct a Comprehensive Investigation for the Situation of Rohingya Muslim in Burma

KontraS received information that several acts of violence took place following the rape and killing of a Buddhist woman in late May 2012, in which the perpetrators were alleged Rohingya Muslims. Subsequently, on June 2nd, 2012 ten Muslim bus passengers were beaten to death by a mob seeking revenge for the crime. In the days that followed, there have been numerous and conflicting reports of further sectarian attacks perpetrated by both Buddhist and Muslim residents […]

July 19, 2012  •  By KontraS  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤