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Posts Tagged ‘Karen Community Based Organizations’ (6 found)

Submission to the United Nations Universal Periodic Review on Refugees and Displaced Persons Burma/Myanmar

1. This submission focuses on Burma’s compliance with international human rights obligations in relation to Burma’s refugees and displaced persons safe, dignified and voluntary return. It draws on interviews conducted with a mixture of semi-structured individual interviews and focus groups with refugees from Mae La, Umpiem Mai, Ban Nai Soi, and Mae Ra Ma Luang refugee camps including women, youth and religious minority groups, Mon, Karenni, and Karen civil society groups, ethnic armed groups (EAGs), refugee committees, and international non-governmental organizations […]

October 26, 2015  •  By Burma Link Burma Partnership Human Rights Foundation of Mon Land-Burma Karen Human Rights Group Burma Medical Association Karen Community Based OrganizationsKaren Environmental and Social Action Network and Karenni Refugee Committee  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement by Karen Community Based Organizations Welcoming the Release By The International Human Rights Clinic at Harvard Law School of, “War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity in Eastern Myanmar” It’s Time For Justice

The Karen people have suffered decades of abuse at the hands of the various forms of the Burmese dictatorship and Burmese military. We have grown up witnessing rape, murder, forced labor, destruction of villages, bombing of civilians and a wide variety of other human rights abuses. We know there are those who ordered those abuses who continue to serve in the highest levels of the Government of Burma and in the Burmese military. We live this experience. We continue to seek a full investigation and the prosecution of those responsible.

December 16, 2014  •  By Karen Community Based Organizations  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Karen Community Based Organizations Release Position Paper on Refugees’ Return

Today a grouping of Karen Community Based Organizations (KCBOs) released their collective position in response to recent news about the repatriation of refugees. The position paper outlines the pre-conditions and processes necessary for a successful and voluntary return of refugees from several camps along the Thai-Burma border […]

September 11, 2012  •  By Karen Community Based Organizations  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Karen Community Based Organizations’ Position on Refugees’ Return to Burma

This is a preliminary working paper prepared by the Karen Community Based Organizations (KCBOs) concerned with refugees’ repatriation and return to Burma […]

September 11, 2012  •  By Karen Community Based Organizations  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Karen Community Based Organisations’ Position on Peace Funds

The undersigned Karen community-based organisations working on relief, education, healthcare, women’s rights, human rights, youth development, environmental protection, community development, and sustainable livelihood, among other issues, are concerned about the current lack of transparency and community involvement in the Myanmar Peace Support Initiative […]

July 24, 2012  •  By Karen Community Based Organisations  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

A press release of the Karen Community Based Organizations concerning a peace talk between the Karen National Union and the representatives of U Thein Sein’s government

We, the Karen Community Based Organizations, welcome a peace talk between the Karen National Union and the representatives of U Thein Sein’s government […]

January 9, 2012  •  By Karen Community Based Organizations  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤