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Posts Tagged ‘Military Engagement’ (63 found)

At United Nations Human Rights Council, Outgoing Government Defiant To the Very End

General view at the opening day of the 22nd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council on February 25, 2013 in Geneva. The Council kicks off with widespread abuses in North Korea and Mali the top items on the agenda, along with the crisis in Syria. AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI

Last week on 15 March 2016, the same day Burma’s Parliament elected its President, the country also underwent a review by member states of the United Nations Human Rights Council following which a resolution will be made on how to move forward with the scrutiny and accountability of the human rights situation in the country […]

March 23, 2016  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Joint Statement on Targeting of Ta’ang Civilian Populations and Human Rights Violations by the Myanmar Tatmadaw

We strongly condemn and protest the targeting of Ta’ang civilian populations by the Myanmar Tatmadaw in its attacks, since February 2016, in the Ta’ang Region of Northern Shan State. The Myanmar Tatmadaw has sent in massive military forces, and this has resulted in gross human rights violations […]

March 22, 2016  •  By Palaung Women's Organization  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Deep-rooted Human Rights Challenges Must be Tackled in Myanmar’s New Political era – UN expert

GENEVA (18 March 2016) – Myanmar is a very different country from just a few short years ago, said the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, warning however of the urgent need to tackle deeply entrenched human rights issues […]

March 18, 2016  •  By Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar

In the present report, submitted to the Human Rights Council pursuant to its resolution 28/23, the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, examines the developments in Myanmar since her reports to the Council, in March 2015 (A/HRC/28/72) and to the General Assembly, in October 2015 (A/70/412) […]

March 18, 2016  •  By UN Special Rapporteur Yanghee Lee  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Press Statement as Myanmar Tatmadaw (MT) has Come to Target Ta’ang Civilians

Starting from the 3rd week of February, Myanmar Tatmadaw (MT, or Burma Army) made offensive preparations by sending in an overwhelming force of over 500-truck load of reinforcement, and by the beginning of March, it had deployed its troops against the various operational areas of the Ta’ang Army (TNLA) and started the offensive […]

March 13, 2016  •  By PSLF/TNLA News and Information Department  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

PSLF Statement on Myanmar Tatmadaw’s Militarist Act of Targeting Ta’ang Civilian Populations with Intention of Escalating Offensive

The Palaung State Liberation Front strongly condemns the targeting of innocent civilians by Myanmar Tatmadaw in its attacks, with the intention of escalating offensives, in Kyaukme, Momeik, Mogok, Namtsan, Manton, Namtu, Namkham, Kutkai etc. of the Ta’ang Region […]

March 11, 2016  •  By Palaung State Liberation Front  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Toungoo Field Report: December 2013 to December 2014

Militarization in Karen StateThis Field Report describes events occurring in Toungoo District between December 2013 and December 2014. During this period, KHRG mainly received reports from Thandaunggyi Township and surrounding areas […]

February 25, 2016  •  By Karen Human Rights Group  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

TWO and TSYU Condemn Human Right Violations Committed by RCSS/SSA in Northern and Southern Shan State

1. U Paw Pwae who is the secretary of the the local township committee organized and hired by the troop of Restoration Council of Shan State (RCSS) Battalion no. 377 based in Mong Kung Township together with 7 members of the local township committee ordered the headman of Pan Laut village, chairmen of 8 villages in Naung San Phuu tract, 6 villages in Khae Owm Owae tract, 3 villages in Sone Laut tract, and 8 villages in Phar Kaung tract in Mong Kung township to recruit 100 soldiers from each of the tracts totally 400 soldiers to send the military training on 20 Feb, 2016 […]

February 10, 2016  •  By Ta'ang Students and Youth Organization and Ta'ang Women's Organization  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement on the Unresolved Year-Long Case of the Two Female Teachers of Kawnghka

Maran Lu Ra (age 20) and Tangbau Hkwan Nan Tsin (age 21) started working as Kachin Baptist Convention (KBC) volunteer teachers in Kawnghka Village, Muse Township, Northern Shan State, in June 2014 […]

January 19, 2016  •  By 103 Civil Society Organizations and 9 Individuals  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Government Troops Attack Ta’ang Village in Lashio, Killing two Villagers, one Mentally Disabled

On January 4, 2016, Burma’s Independence Day — celebrated with military parades in Naypyidaw and Yangon — government troops attacked a Ta’ang village in Lashio township, northern Shan State, killing two villagers, including one who was mentally disabled […]

January 18, 2016  •  By Shan Human Rights Foundation  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤