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Posts Tagged ‘Kayah State’ (5 found)

Statement of the 4th Myanmar Opium Farmers’ Forum

We, opium farmers and representatives of Kayah, Kayan, Shan, Pa-O, Lahu, Ta- ang (Palaung) and Kachin opium farming communities from Kayah State, Southern, Eastern and Northern Shan State, and Kachin State, came together in Loikaw, in Kayah State in Myanmar, to discuss the challenges we face in our lives, and to share experiences and find ways to solve our problems […]

May 9, 2016  •  By Myanmar Opium Farmers' Forum  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement No.(3/2016) Statement on the visit to the prison, court lock-up, police lock-up and the guard ward in Loi-Kaw Township, Kayah State Statement

1. A team from the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission comprising of Members U Zaw Win and Daw Mya Mya accompanied by two staff members visited the prison, court lock-up, police lock-up and the guard ward in Loi-Kaw Township, Kayah State from 9 to 11 March 2016. The team interviewed 20 male inmates, 9 female inmates, 5 male detainees and 2 female detainees […]

March 17, 2016  •  By Myanmar National Human Rights Commission  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement of 3rd Myanmar Opium Farmer Forum

On 11 and 12 September 2015 opium farmers and representatives of opium farming communities from Kayah State, Shan State, Kachin State and Chin State, came together in Upper Myanmar to discuss the drug policies affecting their lives. Following from the discussions the farmers issued a statement with recommendations to policy makers nationally and internationally […]

September 25, 2015  •  By The Transnational Institute  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement by Political and Community Based Organizations in Kayah State Condemning the Planned Trespassing Charges Against 190 Villagers of Hso Lyah Ku Village in Pruso Township of Kayah State

a) The lands around Hso Lyah Ku village, which have been farmed for generations by the villagers, have been forcibly confiscated by Light Infantry Battalion 531 due to the failure of previous governments to issue title deeds to land owners, and also due to the failure to proceed with registration of the land according to the 2012 Land Law […]

July 8, 2014  •  By Civil Society Organizations  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement of the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar

This is the final day of my mission to Thailand which began on 16 May 2011. I visited Chiang Mai, Mae Hong Son and Bangkok this time in my efforts to gather information about the situation inside Myanmar where I have not been able to visit. This information is important for preparation of my next report to the UN General Assembly later this year […]

May 23, 2011  •  By Tomas Ojea Quintana  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤