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Posts Tagged ‘Ta’ang Women’s Organization’ (6 found)

Statement on TWO’s Cancelled Press Conference

The Ta’ang Women’s Organization (TWO) was preparing to launch their latest report, “Trained to Torture,” on June 25, 2016, at the Orchid Hotel in Rangoon, Burma. TWO already invited media for the event on the 25th of June. However, authorities intervened and halted the launch of the report and TWO had to cancel their launch plans on the 25th […]

June 27, 2016  •  By Ta'ang Women's Organization  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

TRAINED TO TORTURE: Systematic war crimes by the Burma Army in Ta’ang areas of northern Shan State (March 2011 – March 2016)

Cover in EngTWO documentation of human rights violations in Ta’ang areas of northern Shan State from March 2011 to March 2016 provides evidence that the Burma Army is committing war crimes, on a widespread, systematic basis – in particular torture, shelling of civilian targets, and forcing civilians to be porters and human shields […]

June 26, 2016  •  By Ta'ang Women's Organization  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

ND-Burma Calls for an End to Torture on International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

Today, June 26, is International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. ND-Burma expresses our solidarity with and support for the hundreds of thousands of victims of torture and their families throughout the world […]

June 26, 2016  •  By Network for Human Rights Documentation-Burma  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

TWO and TSYU Condemn Human Right Violations Committed by RCSS/SSA in Northern and Southern Shan State

1. U Paw Pwae who is the secretary of the the local township committee organized and hired by the troop of Restoration Council of Shan State (RCSS) Battalion no. 377 based in Mong Kung Township together with 7 members of the local township committee ordered the headman of Pan Laut village, chairmen of 8 villages in Naung San Phuu tract, 6 villages in Khae Owm Owae tract, 3 villages in Sone Laut tract, and 8 villages in Phar Kaung tract in Mong Kung township to recruit 100 soldiers from each of the tracts totally 400 soldiers to send the military training on 20 Feb, 2016 […]

February 10, 2016  •  By Ta'ang Students and Youth Organization and Ta'ang Women's Organization  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Joint Statement of TWO and TSYU on Human Right Violations in Ta’ang Areas Committed by the Burmese Military Troops and Militias

1. The joint forces of Light Infantry Battalion (LIB) 324 , the Myanmar Army, and the Pansay militia fired artillery rounds towards Say Kin village, Namkham Township, Muse District and then entered the village on December 23, 2015 on 10 AM […]

January 5, 2016  •  By Ta'ang Students and Youth Organization and Ta'ang Women's Orgnization  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤