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Posts Tagged ‘Religion law’ (5 found)

Burma: New Parliament must Prioritize the Repeal or Amendment of Repressive

Paris, Bangkok, 29 January 2016: Burma’s new Parliament must urgently prioritize the repeal or amendment of numerous domestic laws that are inconsistent with international human rights standards, FIDH and its member organization ALTSEAN-Burma said today […]

January 29, 2016  •  By ALTSEAN-Burma and International Federation for Human Rights  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Arakan Rohingya Union Summary Report on Situation in Arakan State, Burma/Myanmar

There is no sign of the Government of Myanmar/Burma backing down from its hostile policies against the Rohingya and other Muslim community in Myanmar […]

September 20, 2015  •  By Arakan Rohingya Union  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Letter from International Panel of Parliamentarians for Freedom of Religion or Belief to President Thein Sein

As the International Panel of Parliamentarians for Freedom of Religion or Belief, we write as a network of parliamentarians from diverse political, religious and geographical backgrounds to express grave concerns about limitations on freedom of religion or belief in your country and discrimination against religious and ethnic minorities […]

September 18, 2015  •  By International Panel of Parliamentarians for Freedom of Religion or Belief  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Religious Persecution Spurs Unprecedented Gathering of Parliamentarians

NEW YORK, 11 September 2015 – In the face of rising religious persecution of people on the grounds of faith or belief, on September 18-19, over 100 parliamentarians from almost 50 countries will assemble in New York City to discuss ways to advance freedom of religion or belief […]

September 11, 2015  •  By International Panel of Parliamentarians for Freedom of Religion or Belief  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma: Drop Draft Religion Law

(New York) – Burma’s parliament should scrap a proposed religion law that would encourage further repression and violence against Muslims and other religious minorities, Human Rights Watch said today. The draft law on religious conversions, published in the state-run media on May 27, 2014, would impose unlawful restrictions on Burmese citizens wishing to change their religion […]

May 30, 2014  •  By Human Rights Watch  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤