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Posts Tagged ‘LGBT Rights’ (3 found)

Time for the Government to Accept the Reality of Human Rights Problems, Take Effective Measures and Move Forward

Today, Burma/Myanmar’s human rights situation was reviewed by the United Nations Human Rights Council Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) in Geneva. The report of the Myanmar Government’s delegation includes details of government activities to fulfill their commitments from the first UPR cycle but fails to take note serious ongoing human rights violations and challenges into account […]

November 6, 2015  •  By Burma-Myanmar UPR Forum  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma: Protect, Not Target, Gay People

(New York) – Burma’s government should publicly condemn grossly discriminatory remarks by a regional official about gay men and transgender women, Human Rights Watch said today in a letter to senior Burmese officials. The Burmese government is obligated under international law to protect all people in the country regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity […]

September 2, 2015  •  By Human Rights Watch  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement on the Discussion on LGBTs in Mandalay During the 13thMandalay Region Parliamentary Session

Myanmar LGBT Rights Network seriously condemns the Mandalay Region Parliamentary discussion on cracking down on transgender women and gay people in their 13th Parliamentary session on August, 2015, as it can cause more arbitrary arrests of transgender women and gay people in Mandalay […]

August 28, 2015  •  By Myanmar LGBT Rights Network  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤