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Posts Tagged ‘Military Regime’ (89 found)

“Prison Conditions in Burma and The Potential for Prison Reform” Report

cover-english-repordAs Burma emerges from decades of authoritarian rule and international isolation, the issue of human rights and human rights abuses has been of large concern to many actors involved. Holding those accountable for crimes committed in the past has been at the forefront for many observers […]

September 26, 2016  •  By Assistance Association for Political Prisoners  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Armed Forces and Democratization in Myanmar: Why the U.S. Military Should Engage the Tatmadaw

Even after the November 2015 landslide electoral victory of Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy the armed forces of Myanmar (Burma) continue to be the country’s most powerful political institution […]

September 13, 2016  •  By Center for Strategic and International Studies  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Military Confiscation of Karenni Ancestral Land in Karenni State, Burma

Karenni Social Development CenterIn Karenni State, the people and their ancestors have traditionally depended on agricultural land for their livelihood […]

August 11, 2016  •  By Karenni Social Development Center  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Achieving Health Equity in Contested Areas of Southeast Myanmar

The Asia FoundationThroughout decades of ethnic armed conflict, the governance environment in many of Myanmar’s non- Burman areas has become deeply fractured, as ethnic armed organizations (EAOs) have established parallel governance systems, including healthcare departments. This report gives an overview of the parallel Ministry of Health (MoH) and EAO-linked health systems that exist in southeast Myanmar, and looks at how coordination and cooperation have increased since ceasefires were signed in 2011 and 2012 […]

July 11, 2016  •  By The Asia Foundation  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

New Report: Military Confiscation of Burmese Ancestral Land in Karenni State

Karenni Social Development CentreThis report is based on direct testimony provided through interviews with 40 villagers between February 16 and March 28, 2015 […]

June 30, 2016  •  By Karenni Social Development Center  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Human Rights Watch: “They Can Arrest You at Any Time” The Criminalization of Peaceful Expression in Burma

HRWThe past five years have been a time of liberalization and change in Burma. The abolition of prior censorship and a loosening of licensing requirements has led to a vibrant press, and the shift from formal military rule has emboldened civil society […]

June 29, 2016  •  By Human Rights Watch  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma: Dismantle Infrastructure of Repression

(Rangoon) – Burma’s new government should use its parliamentary majority to repeal or amend the many military and colonial-era laws used to criminalize peaceful speech and assembly, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today […]

June 29, 2016  •  By Human Rights Watch  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

တကၠသိုလ္ေက်ာင္းသား ဂြမ္ဆိုင္းေအာင္အား၊ အစိုးရစစ္တပ္၏ တပ္သားတစ္ဦးမွ ကခ်င္ျပည္နယ္ ျမစ္ၾကီးနားျမိဳ႕တြင္း၌ ပစ္ခတ္သတ္ျဖတ္ျခင္းအေပၚ ေက်ာင္းသားလူငယ္ထုႏွင့္ အရပ္ဘက္လူမႈအဖြဲ႔အစည္းမ်ား၏ သေဘာထားထုတ္ျပန္ေၾကျငာခ်က္

ျမစ္ၾကီးနားျမိဳ႕၊ ကၽြန္းပင္သာရပ္ကြက္၊ အိမ္အမွတ္(၁/၁၀၇)တြင္ေနထိုင္ေသာ (ဘ)ဦးေဂ၀ါႏွင့္ (မိ)ေဒၚလေထာ္နန္အိန္ တို႔၏သား ကြန္ပ်ဴတာတကၠသိုလ္ ပထမႏွစ္ေက်ာင္းသားတစ္ဦးျဖစ္သူ ေမာင္ဂြမ္ဆိုင္းေအာင္ အသက္(၁၉)ႏွစ္အား၊ ၂၀၁၆ ခုႏွစ္ ဇြန္လ ၂၀ ရက္ေန႔ ည ၉ နာရီခြဲအခ်ိန္တြင္၊ ေျမာက္ပိုင္းတုိင္းစစ္ဌာနခ်ဳပ္(မပခ) လက္ေအာက္ခံ ေထာက္ပို႔ တပ္ (၇၂၇) မွ တပ္သားေမာင္ေမာင္ (ကိုယ္ပိုင္အမွတ္ တ/၅၁၁၅၆၈) ဗလမင္းထင္တံတားလံုျခံဳေရးအေစာင့္ တပ္သားမွ ေသနတ္ျဖင့္ ပစ္ခတ္သတ္ျဖတ္ေသာ ျဖစ္ရပ္ဆိုးျဖစ္ပြားခဲ့သည္ […]

June 23, 2016  •  By 142 Civil Society Organizations  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Maran Gam and Zau La’s Case Must be Reviewed

Burma Campaign UK today called for the urgent reform of Burma’s Prisoners of Conscience Affairs Committee and to review the cases of Maran Gam and Zau La […]

June 1, 2016  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  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 ➤