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Posts Tagged ‘Resistance’ (14 found)

Myanmar: Fair Trial Denied in “Muslim Army” Case, Torture Alleged

(MANDALAY, December 6, 2015)—The Myanmar government denied a fair trial to 12 Muslim men accused of receiving training from an armed group, Fortify Rights said today. Myanmar authorities allegedly tortured defendants now facing trial at Aung Myay Thar San Township Court in Mandalay Region […]

December 6, 2015  •  By Fortify Rights  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement by Kawthoolei Armed Forces on signing NCA

Our First Karen President in history never signed to be a part of Burma, or a part of a Union to gain the Independence of Burma from the British. (Neither did the Arakan, Mon or Karenni) […]

October 16, 2015  •  By Kawthoolei Armed Forces  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

ျမန္မာ့ႏိုင္ငံေရးသံုးသပ္ခ်က္ (၃/၂၀၁၁) – ဓါးမိုး၍ ညႊတ္ကြင္းမသြင္းသင့္သည့္ ျပည္တြင္းျငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရး

ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံသည္ ၁၉၄၈ ခုႏွစ္၊ ဇန္နဝါရီလ (၄) ရက္ေန႕တြင္ ျဗိတိသွ်နယ္ခ်ဲ႕ကိုလိုနီလက္ေအာက္မွ လြတ္လပ္ေရး ရရွိခဲ့သည္။ ထိုလြတ္လပ္ေရးႏွင့္အတူ ျပည္တြင္းစစ္မီး စတင္ေလာင္ကၽြမ္းလာခဲ့သည္။ ျပည္တြင္းစစ္မီး စတင္ျဖစ္ပြားခဲ့ရသည့္ အေၾကာင္းရင္းကို ေလ့လာၾကည့္မည္ဆိုလွ်င္ ဝါဒေရးရာ အားျပိဳင္မႈ၊ တိုင္းရင္းသားတန္းတူေရးႏွင့္ ကိုယ္ပိုင္ျပ႒န္းခြင့္ မရွိျခင္းေၾကာင့္ ျဖစ္ေၾကာင္း […]

November 4, 2011  •  By Network for Democracy and Development  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Key Stakeholders Explore the Reality on the Ground of Burma’s Military Elections

Speakers representing central stakeholders in Burma spoke today about how the elections next Sunday will not improve the situation on the ground in Burma. They spoke about the junta-backed Union Solidarity and Development Party’s (USDP) manipulation of the polls, the National League for Democracy’s ongoing efforts for genuine democracy, escalating attacks against ethnic nationalities and the resistance of students and youths against the upcoming elections […]

November 2, 2010  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Week 33: 2010 Election Watch (19-25 October)

Developments

  • SPDC authorities in Rangoon arrested at least two Buddhist monks who were handing out pamphlets protesting the election near the Shwedagon pagoda.
  • People put up anti-election leaflets and posters in Myitkyina, Kachin State, and in Kyainnseikyi Township, Karen State […]
October 27, 2010  •  By Altsean-Burma  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Students Distribute Resistance Jewelry

High school students have made jewelery with photos of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and her father, General Aung San. They are distributing the earrings to friends and supporters inside Burma.

October 23, 2010  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags:  •  Read more ➤

11-17 October: Students and Youths Oppose 7 November Polls in Burma

Today marks World Youth Day for Democracy, a day in which Burma’s student and youth organizations are remembering their colleagues who have been imprisoned for demanding positive change. Students have been leaders in calling for progress in Burma throughout the country’s history, whether calling for the right to form student unions or resisting military rule as in the 1988 uprising. Students have also actively opposed the regime’s ‘roadmap to democracy’ with “Vote No” campaigns in the lead up to the 2008 constitutional referendum […]

October 18, 2010  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

Students and Youths Oppose 7 November Polls in Burma

Today marks World Youth Day for Democracy, a day in which Burma’s student and youth organizations are remembering their colleagues who have been imprisoned for demanding positive change. Students have been leaders in calling for progress in Burma throughout the country’s history, whether calling for the right to form student unions or resisting military rule as in the 1988 uprising. Students have also actively opposed the regime’s ‘roadmap to democracy’ with “Vote No” campaigns in the lead up to the 2008 constitutional referendum […]

October 18, 2010  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Week 29: 2010 Election Watch (21-27 September)

Developments

  • The SPDC Election Commission rejected the transcripts for the TV and radio campaign messages of the Union of Myanmar Federation of National Politics, the 88 Generation Student Youths (Union of Myanmar), and the Democratic Party (Myanmar) […]
September 29, 2010  •  By Altsean-Burma  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Supporting civilians that face ongoing military attacks

The Burma Army continues to launch deliberate military attacks that target civilians and undermine humanitarian conditions in upland areas of Karen State, according to the Karen Human Rights Group (KHRG), which today released the report Self-protection under strain: Targeting of civilians and local responses in northern Karen State. Drawing on over 212 interviews and 85 field documents submitted by KHRG field researchers since January 2009, the report makes clear that civilians contending with attacks need increased humanitarian support. This support must be designed to strengthen local communities existing capacities for protection of human rights […]

September 2, 2010  •  By Karen Human Rights Group  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤