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Posts Tagged ‘Law’ (16 found)

Myanmar: Release Human Rights Defenders Zaw Zaw Latt, Pwint Phyu Latt, and Zaw Win Bo

(Mandalay, April 7, 2016)—Myanmar authorities should immediately and unconditionally release human rights defenders Mr. Zaw Zaw Latt, Ms. Pwint Phyu Latt, and Mr. Zaw Win Bo, and drop all remaining charges against them, Fortify Rights said today. A verdict in a case against Zaw Zaw Latt and Pwint Phyu Latt is expected April 8, 2016 in Mandalay Region […]

April 7, 2016  •  By Fortify Rights  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (MEITI) Report for the period April 2013- March 2014 Oil, Gas and Mining Sectors

MEITIThe purpose of this Report is to reconcile the data provided by companies operating in the extractive sector (hereafter referred to as “Companies”) with the data provided by relevant Government Ministries and Bodies (hereinafter referred to as “Government Bodies”) […]

January 31, 2016  •  By Myanmar Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

2015 ANNI Report on the Performance and Establishment of National Human Rights Institutions in Asia

ANNI ReportThe Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), as the Secretariat of the Asian NGO Network on National Human Rights Institutions (ANNI), is glad to present the 2015 ANNI Report on the Performance and Establishment of National Human Rights Institutions in Asia. Our sincere appreciation goes to all 30 ANNI member organisations from across 17 countries in Asia for their participation and commitment to ANNI and continued advocacy towards the strengthening and establishment of NHRIs in Asia. Similarly, we would also like to extend our sincere thanks to the National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) that have contributed valuable inputs and feedback to the concerned country reports […]

September 18, 2015  •  By Asian NGO Network on National Human Rights Institutions  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Woman Activist in Burma Jailed with Hard Labour for Protesting Peacefully – Free Naw Ohn Hla (Again)

Burma Campaign UK today urged Foreign Office Minister Hugo Swire MP to call in the Burmese ambassador to Britain to question him regarding why people are still being arrested under the so-called right to protest law in Burma. Burma Campaign UK also urged the Foreign Office Minister to demand the military-backed government to reform the Prisoners of Conscience Affairs Committee, and ensure the immediate release of Naw Ohn Hla and the remaining political prisoners in Burma […]

May 28, 2015  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

South East Asia: ‘Boat People’ Crisis Summit an Opportunity that must not be Missed

Regional governments must take immediate action to save lives and address the root causes of the South East Asian refugees and migrant crisis, Amnesty International said ahead of a key summit in Thailand on Friday […]

May 28, 2015  •  By Amnesty International  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement No. (5/2015) The visit by the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission team to the prisons and detention centres in Sittwe and Buthidaung townships in Rakhine

1. A team from the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission comprising members U Zaw Win, Dr.Nyan Zaw, Daw Mya Mya and staff visited the prisons and detention centres in Sittwe and Buthidaung townships in Rakhine State from 2-6 April 2015 […]

April 30, 2015  •  By Myanmar National Human Rights Commission  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤