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Posts Tagged ‘National League for Democracy’ (266 found)

Positive Developments at Mai Ja Yang, Yet Obstacles Remain Ahead of 21st Century Panglong Conference

Mai-Ja-YangThe Mai Ja Yang conference concluded on 30 July, 2016 after four days of meetings between ethnic armed organizations (EAOs), political parties and civil society actors in Kachin State […]

August 7, 2016  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Hidden Strengths, Hidden Struggles: Women’s testimonies from southeast Myanmar

2016_thematic_cover_0This report presents women’s testimonies in respect of various issues during the reporting period of January 2012 to March 2016. These issues include the dangers posed to women by the presence of armed actors in communities; the effects of land confiscation and development projects on women’s livelihoods; women’s access to healthcare and education; the continued occurrence of gender-based violence; and the harms caused by landmines; forced labour; arbitrary taxation and extortion […]

August 3, 2016  •  By Karen Human Rights Group  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Blacklist of Border-based Pro-democracy and Rights Activists Must be Removed to Ensure Greater Civil Society Space

Myanmar nationals hold up their passports outside the embassy of Myanmar in Singapore40 civil society organizations (CSOs) operating along Burma’s borders submitted an open letter directed to Daw Aung San Suu Kyi this past week. The letter, released on 25 July, 2016, made a request for the greater inclusion of border-based CSOs during the transition process […]

August 2, 2016  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Border-based CSOs call for elimination of blacklist

Civil society organisations (CSOs) operating on Burma’s borders are calling on State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi to eliminate a blacklist that continues to prevent them from fully participating in the country’s democratic transition, according to a statement released on Tuesday […]

July 27, 2016  •  By DVB  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

“What do We Still Have Left to Offer?” – Questions of “Give” and “Take” in Build-up to Panglong Conference

NLD-ethnic-meetOn 17 July, 2016, the State Counselor, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi met with the United Nationalities Federal Council (UNFC) to discuss a framework for the upcoming 21st Century Panglong Conference. Comprising of nine ethnic armed organizations (EAOs) that did not sign the nationwide ceasefire agreement (NCA), the UNFC promoted inclusivity as central to achieving the goal of a truly federal state […]

July 26, 2016  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

နယ္စပ္အေျခစိုက္အရပ္ဘက္အဖဲြ႔အစည္းမ်ားမွ ႏိုင္ငံေတာ္၏ အတုိင္ပင္ခံပုဂၢိဳလ္ ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္ ထံသုိ႔ အိတ္ဖြင့္ေပးစာ ေပးပို႔ျခင္း

၂၀၁၆ ခုႏွစ္ ဇူလုိင္လ ၂၅ ရက္ ေန႔စြဲျဖင့္ နယ္စပ္အေျခစိုက္ အရပ္ဘက္အဖဲြ႔အစည္း ၄၀ ဖြဲ႕မွ ၎တို႔အား မူလႏုိင္ငံသားမ်ားအျဖစ္ ျပန္လည္အသိအမွတ္ျပဳၿပီး ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံဖက္ဒရယ္ ဒီမုိကေရစီအသြင္ကူးေျပာင္းေရးႏွင့္ တုိင္းျပည္တည္ေဆာက္ေရး လုပ္ငန္းမ်ားတြင္ ပါ၀င္ေဆာင္ရြက္ခြင့္ျပဳရန္ ႏုိင္ငံေတာ္၏ အတုိင္ပင္ခံပုဂၢိဳလ္ ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္ထံသုိ႔ အိတ္ဖြင့္ေပးစာတစ္ေစာင္ ေပးပုိ႔တင္ျပခဲ့သည္ […]

July 26, 2016  •  By 40 Burma Border-based Civil Society Organizations  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

China’s Engagement in Myanmar: From Malacca Dilemma to Transition Dilemma

As neighbours on a strategic crossroads in Asia, the relationship between China and Myanmar is today one of the most important in international geo-politics and regional development. After Myanmar’s independence, tensions with China were often deep as conflict and political turmoil swept both countries […]

July 19, 2016  •  By Transnational Institute  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma Army must be held accountable for extrajudicial killing of seven villagers in Mong Yaw

On June 25, 2016 about 100 Burmese troops from Light Infantry Battalion (LIB) 362 arrived at the village of Mong Yang (about 10 kms west of Mong Yaw) from the Namjalarp-Loi Tao area (in the north). From Mong Yang, the troops walked in a line along the road east towards Mong Yaw […]

July 13, 2016  •  By Shan Human Rights Foundation  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Government’s first 100 days fail to impress on human rights

Paris, Bangkok, 10 July 2016: Despite encouraging steps, Burma’s new government failed to impress in key human rights areas during its first 100 days in office, FIDH and its member organization ALTSEAN-Burma said today […]

July 10, 2016  •  By FIDH  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

UN Special Rapporteur’s Visit Highlight ongoing Human Rights Issues in Burma

Yanghee-LeeLast week, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Burma, Ms. Yanghee Lee, completed a 12-day tour of Burma – the first visit of its kind under the new NLD-led Government […]

July 6, 2016  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤