“Invisible Enemies” aims to inform different stakeholders — including the government, armed non-State actors, civil society, communities and villagers — about the short and long-term impact of landmines. At the same time, as everybody plays an important role in tackling the landmine problem, it also encourages all these stakeholders ‘to be part of the solution’ […]October 15, 2013 • By Geneva Call • Tags: Burmese, Geneva Call, Landmines, Video • Read more ➤
Geneva Call is pleased to release the video on landmines in Burma/Myanmar entitled ‘Invisible Enemies: responding to the landmine threat’.
Invisible Enemies aims to inform different stakeholders – including the government, armed non-State actors, civil society, communities and villagers – about the short and long-term impact of landmines […]October 15, 2013 • By Geneva Call • Tags: Geneva Call, Landmines, Video • Read more ➤
A new video launched today by the Tavoyan Women’s Union (TWU) exposes how the Thai and Burmese developers of the Dawei deep sea port project are abusing local villagers’ rights. They are calling for an immediate suspension of the project.
The 15- minute video shows how the pristine beauty of the Tavoyan coast is being ravaged and the cultural heritage of the Tavoyan people being threatened by the port and industrial zone […]September 26, 2013 • By Tavoyan Women's Union • Tags: Burmese, Dawei Special Economic Zone, Tavoyan Women's Union, Tenasserim Region, Video • Read more ➤
While President Thein Sein is being applauded internationally for his efforts to build peace in Burma, this new documentary film by Burma Partnership questions whether the government’s current process will really lead to sustainable peace and national reconciliation.
“Guns, Briefcases and Inequality: The Neglected War in Kachin State” highlights how development projects and natural resource management are exacerbating armed conflict and human rights violations in ethnic areas, without adequate means to justice for the people. The film demonstrates the need for the government of Burma to engage in meaningful political dialogue with all ethnic nationalities on equal terms to address the underlying causes of armed conflict: self-determination, the lack of ethnic rights, and inequality.
[Video] Since the inception of a semi-civilian government in Myanmar, in 2011, reform has been a recurring theme of discussion. On the 25th anniversary of pro-democracy protests, Ali Fowle reports from Yangon on rule of law in the country […]August 14, 2013 • Tags: 1988 Uprising, 8888 Anniversary, Accountability, Video • Read more ➤
U Win Mra, Chairman of the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission, describes the Commission’s role to receive and resolve complaints of human rights violations and its current push to have legislation passed to establish the National Human Rights Institution as an independent body […]April 17, 2013 • By Asia Pacific Forum • Tags: Asia Pacific Forum, Myanmar National Human Rights Commission, Video, Win Mra • Read more ➤
[…] In February and March Burma Issues’ video team and Karen Youth Organization went on a trip inside Burma. Armed with video cameras about the upcoming election in 2010 they tried to inform local people of their human rights to a free and fair election. On the course of the trip, the voices of those speaking about the 2010 elections were collected […]August 31, 2010 • By Burma Issues • Tags: 2010 Elections, Burma Issues, Karen Youth Organization, Video • Read more ➤
Comedy group Thee Lay Thee perfom comedic skit on the junta’s dam projects, human rights violations and wasteful military spending.
ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ ျမစ္ေခ်ာင္းမ်ားဆိုင္ရာ ကြန္ယက္အဖြဲ ့က စီစဥ္ျပီး သီးညီေနာင္နဲ ့ အႏုပညာရွင္ေတြ ပံ့ပိုးကူညီထားတဲ့ အစီအစဥ္ပါ.. စေနေန ့တိုင္း ထုတ္လႊင့္ေနပါတယ္..July 12, 2010 • By Democratic Voice of Burma • Tags: Burma Rivers Network, Democratic Voice of Burma, Environment, Thee Lay Thee, Video • Read more ➤
Philippine Senator Aquilino ‘Nene’ Q. Pimentel, Jr., Chairman of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Committee on Human Rights of Parliamentarians, has produced a 17-minute video presentation about the situation in Burma and recommended solutions. […]
March 24, 2010 • By Initiatives for International Dialogue, Free Burma Coalition - Philippines • Tags: Free Burma Coalition - Philippines, Initiatives for International Dialogue, Inter-Parliamentary Union, Video • Read more ➤