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Posts Tagged ‘Myanmar National Human Rights Commission’ (136 found)

Time for a Paris-Principles Compliant National Human Rights Commission in Myanmar

The Asian NGO Network on National Human Rights Institutions (ANNI), together with its member, Burma Partnership (BP) deplores recent actions taken by the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission (MNHRC) in urging the victims in a high-profile child torture case to pursue financial settlement instead of proper legal action. ANNI and BP also wish to reiterate the need to further strengthen the Commission in order to fully comply with the Paris Principles […]

September 30, 2016  •  By Asian NGO Network on National Human Rights Commission in Myanmar  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

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 ➤

Latest Human Rights Abuse Case Demonstrates Urgent Need to Reform the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission

mnhrc-parliamentThis past week, the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission (MNHRC) sparked outrage for failing to provide an adequate response to a case involving the abuse of two young domestic helpers in Rangoon. The victims, Ma San Kay Khaing, 17, and Ma Tha Zin, 16 reported being both physically and psychologically abused by members of the family-owned Ava tailoring shop that employed them […]

September 27, 2016  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar: Kofi Annan-led Commission on Rakhine State a Welcomed Move

(Yangon, August 24, 2016)—The Government of Myanmar announced yesterday the establishment of a nine-member advisory commission chaired by former U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan to address the situation in Rakhine State […]

August 24, 2016  •  By Fortify Rights  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Former Diplomat, Junta Apologist to Lead Powerful New Ministry

RANGOON — A career diplomat, and past defender of Burma’s dire human rights record under military rule, has been chosen to head the powerful new Ministry of the State Counselor’s Office under Aung San Suu Kyi […]

May 12, 2016  •  By The Irrawaddy  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Former regime defender to be state counsellor’s minister

U Kyaw Tint Swe has been appointed by President U Htin Kyaw and his name will be put to parliament tomorrow as minister for the newly created office of state counsellor, senior National League for Democracy official U Win Htein told The Myanmar Times yesterday […]

May 12, 2016  •  By Lun Min Mang  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Letpadaung Copper Mine Project Resumed, Symbolic of Larger Human Rights Problems

13173073_1234357086608441_7883708632886404158_oOn 5 May, 2016, fresh tensions erupted over the resumption of the Letpadaung copper mine in Sagaing Region, a project jointly owned by Chinese company Wanbao and the military-owned Union of Myanmar Economic Holdings Ltd. (UMEHL) […]

May 10, 2016  •  By Burma Partnership  •  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 ➤

Statement No.(3/2016) Statement on the visit to the prison, court lock-up, police lock-up and the guard ward in Loi-Kaw Township, Kayah State Statement

1. A team from the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission comprising of Members U Zaw Win and Daw Mya Mya accompanied by two staff members visited the prison, court lock-up, police lock-up and the guard ward in Loi-Kaw Township, Kayah State from 9 to 11 March 2016. The team interviewed 20 male inmates, 9 female inmates, 5 male detainees and 2 female detainees […]

March 17, 2016  •  By Myanmar National Human Rights Commission  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Can Burma’s Human Rights Commission Fight Sexual Violence in Conflict Areas?

RANGOON — The Myanmar National Human Rights Commission (MNHRC) has said they are ready to address cases of sexual violence perpetrated by the Burma Army, but rights groups remain skeptical of the commission’s ability to achieve justice […]

March 8, 2016  •  By The Irrawaddy  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤