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Posts Tagged ‘The Ja Seng Ing Truth Finding Committee’ (3 found)

Open Letter: To President Thein Sein

December 08, 2014 President Thein Sein President’s Office Nay Pyi Taw Republic of the Union of Myanmar Re: Prosecution of Shayam Brang Shawng Dear President Thein Sein, We write to you to express our concerns about the criminal prosecution of Shayam Brang Shawng (hereinafter Brang Shawng), an ethnic Kachin resident of Sut Ngai Yang village, […]

December 8, 2014  •  By Amnesty International and Fortify Rights and Harvard Law School International Human Rights Clinic and Human Rights Watch and International Commission of Jurists and Physicians for Human Rights  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Who Killed Ja Seng Ing?

On 13 September 2012, Shayam Ja Seng Ing, a 14 year old Kachin girl, was fatally
injured in Sut Ngai Yang village, Hpakant Township, Kachin State. Her father,
Shayam Brang Shawng, and multiple eyewitnesses allege that she was shot and
killed by Myanmar Army soldiers during a period of indiscriminate gunfire. The
Myanmar Army alleges that she was killed by a mine detonated by the Kachin
Independence Army (KIA) […]

December 8, 2014  •  By The Ja Seng Ing Truth Finding Committee  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar Military Allegedly Killed 14-Year-Old School Girl

(Yangon, 6 December 2014) The Government of Myanmar should initiate an investigation into the death of Ja Seng Ing, a 14-year-old school girl from Kachin State, said the Ja Seng Ing Truth Finding Committee (the Committee) in a report released today. According to eyewitnesses, Ja Seng Ing was shot and killed by Myanmar Army soldiers in Sut Ngai Yang village, Hpakant Township, Kachin State on 13 September 2012 […]

December 6, 2014  •  By The Ja Seng Ing Truth Finding Committee  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤