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Posts Tagged ‘United Nations General Assembly’ (14 found)

Myanmar: Why a UNGA resolution is still needed

ALTSEAN-Burma, Amnesty International, Article 19, Civil Rights Defenders (CRD), Forum-Asia, and the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) are concerned that the European Union (EU) may not introduce a new resolution on the situation of human rights in Myanmar at the upcoming 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) […]

September 1, 2016  •  By ALTSEAN-Burma, Amensty International, Article 19, Civil Rights Defenders, Forum-Asia and International Federation for Human Rights  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Promotion and protection of human rights, Situation of human rights in Myanmar

The Secretary-General has the honour to present to the members of the General Assembly the report on the situation of human rights in Myanmar submitted by the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, in accordance with General Assembly resolution 69/248 […]

October 28, 2015  •  By United Nations General Assembly  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement on Government Policy on Return and Resettlement of Exiled Activists and Political Forces

After the 2010 elections and during the early days of the reform process, President U Thein Sein’s Government invited Burma/Myanmar diaspora communities, including exiled activists and political forces from different parts of the world who left the country for various reasons, to return to their motherland […]

December 18, 2014  •  By Burma Partnership and Assistance Association for Political Prisoners and Equality Myanmar  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar/Burma: Sustained EU Engagement at UN Critical to Support Human Rights Reforms

Amnesty International, FIDH (the International Federation for Human Rights), and its member organization, the Alternative ASEAN Network on Burma (ALTSEAN-Burma) today call on the European Union (EU) and its member states to ensure continued international engagement on the human rights situation in Burma by again introducing a resolution on the country at the upcoming United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in October 2014. A failure to retain a robust UNGA resolution on Burma would endanger progress on human rights, which has increasingly come under threat this year […]

September 1, 2014  •  By Amnesty International,International Federation for Human Rights,Altsean-Burma  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma: Killing of Mr. San Tun

The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint programme of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), requests your urgent intervention in the following situation in Burma […]

June 12, 2014  •  By International Federation for Human Rights  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

BROUK Welcomes UNGA Resolution on Burma

On 24 December 2012 the United Nations General Assembly expressed serious concern over violence between Rohingya Muslims and Buddhists in Burma (Myanmar) and called upon the Government to address reports of human rights abuses by the authorities […]

December 24, 2012  •  By Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Burma

This is a key moment in Myanmar’s history and there are real opportunities for positive and meaningful developments to improve the human rights situation and deepen the transition to democracy. The new Government has taken a number of
steps towards these ends […]

October 13, 2011  •  By Tomas Ojea Quintana  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Open Letter: Establishment of a Commission of Inquiry in Burma

When the United Nations General Assembly meets in September 2011, we urge you to publically and unequivocally support the establishment of a Commission of Inquiry into possible war crimes and crimes against humanity in Burma. Further we ask that the US government works with all relevant governments to include language […]

September 6, 2011  •  By Nobel Women's Initiative  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

European Union Must Include Crimes Inquiry In UN General Assembly Resolution

The undersigned members of the European Burma Network call on the European Union to include the establishment of a UN Commission of Inquiry into war crimes and crimes against humanity in Burma […]

August 19, 2011  •  By European Burma Network  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤