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Posts Tagged ‘Palaung’ (19 found)

Burma’s Human Rights Commission urged to probe rights abuses in ethnic areas

The Palaung Women’s Organization (PWO) has urged Myanmar [Burma] National Human Rights Commission to investigate human rights violations, including sexual violence, by Burma army troops […]

May 7, 2013  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

The Burmese Government Must Immediately End Human Rights Violations, Including Violence Against Women, in Palaung Areas

During the past four months, the Burmese Army has been carrying out fierce military offensives in Palaung areas against the Shan State Army-North (SSA-N), Kachin Independence Army (KIA) and Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA). The Palaung Women’s Organization and Ta’ang Students and Youth Organization (TSYO) are gravely concerned at the impacts of the fighting on local communities, who have suffered widespread abuses by the Burmese military […]

May 6, 2013  •  By Palaung Women's Organization and Ta'ang Students and Youth Organization  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Update of Human Right Violations by the Burma Army During Offensives in Palaung Areas (March and April 2013)

Since January 2013, Burmese government troops have been carrying out military offensives in Palaung areas against the Shan State Army-North (SSA-N), Kachin Independence Army (KIA) and Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA). The Burmese troops have committed widespread human rights violations during these operations […]

May 6, 2013  •  By Palaung Women's Organization and Ta'ang Students and Youth Organization  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Shwe Pipeline Brings Land Confiscation, Militarization and Human Rights Violations to the Ta’ang People

The Ta’ang Students and Youth Organization (TSYO) released a report today called “Pipeline Nightmare” that illustrates how the Shwe Gas and Oil Pipeline project, which will transport oil and gas across Burma to China, has resulted in the confiscation of people’s lands, forced labor, and increased military presence along the pipeline, affecting thousands of people.

Moreover, the report documents cases in 6 target cities and 51 villages of human rights violations committed by the Burmese Army, police and people’s militia, who take responsibility for security of the pipeline […]

November 7, 2012  •  By Ta'ang Students and Youth Organization  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Women Bear Burden of Displacement in Palaung War Zones

“The Burden of War,” based on interviews with women in three IDP settlements in Manton and Namkham townships, describes the abuses that drove them from their homes, their perilous journey through the jungle and living conditions in the camps, where over 1,000 IDPs from fifteen villages are sheltering.

November 5, 2012  •  By Palaung Women's Organization  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Catalyst for Conflict

Foreign investments are causing increasing conflict and abuses in northern Burma despite recent ceasefire agreements and talk of reform in the country, according to a briefing paper released by the Ta’ang Students and Youth Organization […]

May 23, 2012  •  By Ta'ang Students and Youth Organization  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

ျမန္မာစစ္တပ္မွ ကခ်င္ႏွင့္ ပေလာင္ပူးေပါင္းတပ္ဖြဲ႔အား ထုိးစစ္ဆင္ခဲ့

ရွမ္းျပည္ေျမာက္ပုိင္း၊ ေက်ာက္မဲခရုိင္၊ နမ္ဆန္ၿမိဳ႕နယ္ ဟုိနမ္းရြာအနီးတ၀ုိက္တြင္ ၂၀၁၂ ခုႏွစ္ ေမလ ၁၅ရက္ေန႔ ညေန၃ နာရီခြဲအခ်ိန္၌ ျမန္မာစစ္တပ္ ခလရ တပ္ရင္း (၅၀၂)သည္ ကခ်င္လြတ္လပ္ေရးတပ္မေတာ္(KIA) တပ္ရင္း(၃၄)ႏွင့္ တပ္ရင္းမွဴး မုိင္းဟို၀္ပႅါင္ ဦးေဆာင္ေသာ ပေလာင္အမ်ဳိးသား လြတ္ေျမာက္ေရး တပ္မေတာ္ […]

May 15, 2012  •  By Palaung Women's Organization  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

PWO Exposes Shocking Levels of Domestic Violence in Burma’s Northern Shan State

“Voices for Change”, a new report released by PWO on Stop Violence against Women Day, claims that 90% of Palaung women are affected by domestic violence. PWO carried out a survey of over 600 people in 4 townships, and found that physical violence is common […]

November 25, 2011  •  By Palaung Women's Organization  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Voices for Change: Domestic Violence and Gender Discrimination in the Palaung Area

This report documents how women in the Palaung area are affected by domestic violence and gender discrimination. Survey results collected by PWO show that almost all respondents had experienced or seen physical violence within families in their community […]

November 25, 2011  •  By Palaung Women's Organization  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤