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Posts Tagged ‘Law’ (16 found)

Open letter to President regarding Myanmar National Human Rights Commission Reform

ေအာက္ပါလက္မွတ္ေရးထိုးထားေသာ မိမိတို႔အရပ္ဘက္အဖြဲ႕အစည္းမ်ားမွ စက္တင္ဘာလ ၂၂ ရက္ ေန႔စြဲျဖင့္ သမၼတရံုးမွ ျပည္ထဲေရးဝန္ႀကီးဌာနမွ အင္းဝစက္ခ်ဳပ္ဆိုင္ပိုင္ရွင္မ်ား၏ ညႇင္းပန္းႏွိပ္စက္ခံ အိမ္အကူ အမ်ိဳးသမီးငယ္ ႏွစ္ဦးျဖစ္ေသာ မ ( စန္းေကခိုင္ ) ႏွင့္ မ ( မသဇင္ ) တို႔ႏွင့္ အမႈဖြင့္တိုင္ၾကားခဲ့သူ Myanmar Now သတင္းေထာက္ ကို ( ကိုေဆြဝင္း ) တို႔ကို လံုျခံဳေရး ယူေပးရန္ လည္းေကာင္း၊ လူ/ကယ္/ျပန္ဝန္ႀကီးဌာနမွ အမ်ိဳးသမီးငယ္ႏွစ္ဦး လံုျခံဳစြာေနႏိုင္ေရးႏွင့္ စိတ္ပိုင္း ႏွင့္ ရုပ္ပိုင္းဆိုင္ရာ ႏွစ္သိမ့္အားေပးမႈမ်ား လုပ္ေဆာင္ ရန္လည္းေကာင္း ညႊန္ၾကားခ်က္ထုတ္ျခင္းအေပၚ ေထာက္ခံႀကိဳဆိုပါသည္။ သက္ဆိုင္ရာဝန္ႀကီးဌာနမ်ားမွလည္း သမၼတႀကီး၏ လမ္းညႊန္ခ်က္အတိုင္း အခ်ိန္ႏွင္တစ္ေျပးညီ ေဆာင္ရြက္ၾကမည္ဟု မိမိတို႔မွ ေမၽွာ္လင့္ပါသည္ […]

September 28, 2016  •  By 142 Civil Society Organizations  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

As Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi makes historic U.S. visit, industry lobbying and vested interests jeapordise Obama foreign policy legacy

U.S. industry lobbying to roll back sanctions on Myanmar (Burma) before critical reforms in the country have kicked in risks undoing its fragile progress towards democracy, prosperity and peace, Global Witness said today […]

September 13, 2016  •  By Global Witness  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Examining Foreign Direct Investment in Mon State, Burma

cover-back-Eng-737x1024Over the years, the Human Rights Foundation of Monland (HURFOM) has produced a number of accounts highlighting the hardship faced by Mon people who have become victims to land confiscation […]

July 30, 2016  •  By Human Rights Foundation of Monland  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar government announces ground-breaking reforms of toxic jade business

Myanmar’s new government has announced a major shake up to licensing of its multi-billion dollar jade and gems business. This historic move follows work by Global Witness, Kachin Development Networking Group (KDNG), the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) and other Kachin State and Myanmar civil society actors and parliamentarians to expose widespread abuses at the heart of a vast, deeply corrupt trade […]

July 28, 2016  •  By Global Witness  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement on TWO’s Cancelled Press Conference

The Ta’ang Women’s Organization (TWO) was preparing to launch their latest report, “Trained to Torture,” on June 25, 2016, at the Orchid Hotel in Rangoon, Burma. TWO already invited media for the event on the 25th of June. However, authorities intervened and halted the launch of the report and TWO had to cancel their launch plans on the 25th […]

June 27, 2016  •  By Ta'ang Women's Organization  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

“After release I had to restart my life from the beginning” The Experiences of Ex-political Prisoners in Burma and Challenges to Reintegration

AAPP -cover-report-EngSince 1962, between 7,000 and 10,000 political prisoners have been imprisoned in Burma. Whilst a multitude of anecdotal records exist, there is very little comprehensive data concerning the torture and mistreatment experienced by political prisoners within Burma’s interrogation centers and jails […]

May 25, 2016  •  By Assistance Association for Political Prisoners and Former Political Prisoners Society  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Treasury Amends Burmese Sanctions Regulations, Identifies Blocked Companies Owned By Designated Persons, And Delists Several Burmese State-Owned Entities

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) amended the Burmese Sanctions Regulations, 31 C.F.R. part 537 (“the Regulations”), and updated the Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons (SDN) List […]

May 17, 2016  •  By U.S Department of the Treasury  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံအမ်ိဳးသားလူ႔အခြင့္အေရးေကာ္မရွင္ ျပဳျပင္ေျပာင္းလဲေရးအတြက္ ႏုိင္ငံေတာ္ သမၼတ ဦးထင္ေက်ာ္ထံ အိတ္ဖြင့္ေပးစာ

ေအာက္ေဖာ္ျပပါ လက္မွတ္ေရးထုိးထားသည့္ အရပ္ဘက္လူထု အဖဲြ႔အစည္းမ်ားအေနျဖင့္ ႏိုင္ငံေတာ္သမၼတႏွင့္ ႏိုင္ငံေတာ္၏အတိုင္ပင္ခံပုဂၢိဳလ္ ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္တုိ႔ဦးေဆာင္ေသာ အစုိးရသစ္မွ ႏုိင္ငံေရးအက်ဥ္းသားမ်ားႏွင့္ တက္ႂကြလႈပ္ရွားသူမ်ား၊ ႏိုင္ငံေရးႏွင့္ဆက္ႏြယ္ၿပီး တရားရင္ဆိုင္ေနရေသာ ေက်ာင္းသား ေက်ာင္းသူအမ်ားစုကို ဧၿပီလ အတြင္း လႊတ္ေပးခဲ့သည္ကုိ လႈိက္လွဲဝမ္းေျမာက္စြာ ေက်းဇူးတင္ႀကိဳဆုိေၾကာင္း ဦးစြာေျပာၾကားလုိပါသည္ […]

May 3, 2016  •  By 111 Myanmar/Burma Civil Society Organizations  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

A First Step Forward for Political Prisoners

Student activists releasedMerely a day after Daw Aung San Suu Kyi pledged to release political prisoners, many of the detained students and their supporters who had been detained and were awaiting trial for over a year for their part in peaceful demonstrations had their charges dropped and were released on Friday 8 April, 2016. This was undoubtedly a happy day for democracy activists throughout Burma, especially the students, supporters and their families, and could be a potent symbol of the path that the National League for Democracy (NLD) Government is attempting to forge […]

April 13, 2016  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

APHR: Release of Political Prisoners in Myanmar Represents a Positive Step

JAKARTA, 11 April 2016 — Parliamentarians from across Southeast Asia welcomed the release of over 100 political prisoners in Myanmar, expressing their hope that the long-awaited move represents a sign of the new government’s commitment to addressing the country’s human rights challenges […]

April 11, 2016  •  By ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤