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

Calling the Regime’s Bluff

In a press conference today, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi spoke about the expected release of political prisoners and refrained from answering any questions about whether the National League for Democracy (NLD) would re-register as a political party. The party has recently held several internal meetings to discuss the pending decision about re-registration and the possibility of running in the by-elections to be held before the end of the year, and will meet again on 18 November. At the moment, it remains unclear what the NLD will decide.

While there has been a lack of transparency around the recent meetings between Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and the regime, the two sides appear to be on unequal playing fields. It seems probable that the two sides have been negotiating next steps, with the regime using the release of remaining political prisoners as a bargaining chip for the re-registration of the NLD […]

November 14, 2011  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar National Human Rights Commission’s Open Letter to President Thein Sein

Myanmar National Human Rights Commission had in an open letter dated 10, October, 2011 submitted an appeal for the release of prisoners by granting amnesty to them. In our submission, Myanmar National Human Rights Commission […]

November 12, 2011  •  By Myanmar National Human Rights Commission  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Request Submitted in Open Letter by Myanmar National Human Rights Commission to President of Republic of Union of Myanmar

In a series of steps you have taken in fulfillment of the hopes of the people for good governance, clean government, flourishing of democratic practices, fundamental rights of citizens, rule of law, transparency and accountability, one perceptible step is the establishment of the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission on […]

October 10, 2011  •  By Myanmar National Human Rights Commission  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar National Human Rights Commission Accepting of Complaint

The Myanmar National Human Rights Commission has been established to promote and protect the fundamental rights of citizens enshrined in the Constitution of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and it has opened its office at No. 27, Pyay Road, Hline Township, Yangon […]

October 6, 2011  •  By Myanmar National Human Rights Commission  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

We Won’t be Influenced by the Govt

Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission U Win Mra on the commission’s terms of reference, how it plans to investigate complaints of human rights abuses and why he believes it can reduce rights violations […]

September 19, 2011  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

Formation of Myanmar National Human Rights Commission

Myanmar National Human Rights Commission was formed with the following persons with a view to promoting and safeguarding fundamental rights of citizens described in the constitution of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar […]

September 5, 2011  •  By President Thein Sein  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤