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Posts Tagged ‘Thai’ (9 found)

Hundereds Protest against Planned Power Plant in Mon State

Photo By DVB 14 Dec 2014More than 500 locals at Aunden Village in Mon State protested against a proposed coal-fired power plant project on Sunday.

Villagers shouted slogans, such as “No Aunden coal plant”, “Dismiss the Aunden coal power plant!”, “We don’t want Toyo-Thai Company!”, and “We don’t want coal plant in our area!” while marching through the town of Ye. […]

December 14, 2014  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burmese Government Must Stop new Military Operation against Ceasefire Army in Northern Shan State

Since June 2014, the Burma Army has deployed nearly 2,000 troops from over 10 battalions in an operation against a ceasefire group, the Shan State Progress Party/ Shan State Army (a.k.a Shan State Army-North or SSA-N), in Kehsi and Murng Hsu townships. The operation has inflicted human rights abuses against hundreds of local civilians […]

July 10, 2014  •  By Shan Human Rights Foundation  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Dr Cynthia Maung Receives Honorary Doctorate in Medicine from Ubon Ratchathani University, Thailand

On the 18th December Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn presented Dr Cynthia Maung, Director of Mae Tao Clinic with an honorary doctorate in medicine from Ubon Ratchathani University (UBU). This is the first time that an academic institution in Thailand has provided […]

December 18, 2013  •  By Mae Tao Clinic  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Secret Camps Holding Rohingya Refugees Must Be Closed Immediately

On International Migrants Day the Mekong Migration Network Calls for Urgent Action To Protect Asylum Seekers

The Mekong Migration Network (MMN) strongly condemns the abusive treatment of the Rohingya in Myanmar and in Thailand. Members of MMN who represent civil society groups working on labour, women and migration issues in all of the countries of the Mekong subregion, are shocked by the treatment of the Rohingya people […]

December 18, 2013  •  By Mekong Migration Network  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Campaigners Around the World Call to Postpone Destructive Chinese Pipelines in Burma

130 organizations over 20 countries today held demonstrations and submitted letters calling on Burma’s President Thein Sein to postpone China’s trans-Burma oil and gas pipelines project. The letter expressed serious concerns over human rights abuses as well as […]

March 1, 2012  •  By Shwe Gas Movement  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Separated by Borders: United By Need, An Assessment of Reproductive Health on the Thai-Burma Border

The region of eastern Burma is mired in conflict and human rights abuses. The former Myanmar military junta and the new civilian government, are responsible for widespread human rights violations throughout […]

February 16, 2012  •  By Ibis Reproductive Health  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

“100 days of Parliament of Myanmar”, MP Eva Sundari

AIPMC President and Indonesian Member of Parliament, Ms. Eva Kusuma Sundari is in Canberra today to accept the invitation of Burma Campaign Australia (BCA) together with Australian Parliamentarians for Democracy in Burma (APDB) to participate in a half day seminar on 100 days of Myanmar’s Parliament, May 12, 2011 at Parliament Building, Canberra, Australia […]

May 11, 2011  •  By ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Myanmar Caucus  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Poison Clouds: Lessons from Burma’s Largest Coal Mine Project at Tigyit

The report introduces the coal mine concept at early part followed by detail facts about Tigyi Coal Project. It then explains the on-going human rights abuses and breach of national as the projected was being implemented and how the area is effected by the mining environmentally threatening careers and lives of the residents […]

January 20, 2011  •  By Pa-O Youth Organization and Kyoju Action Network  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Abuse, Poverty and Migration: Investigating Migrants’ Motivations to Leave Home in Burma

This report analyses the root causes of large-scale migration by Burmese workers that find employment in Thailand and other countries in the region. Identifying these root causes has important implications for the assistance and protection of these migrants […]

June 10, 2009  •  By Karen Human Rights Group  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤