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Posts Tagged ‘Women’s League of Burma’ (67 found)

To Get Genuine Peace in Burma, Lets Oppose the 2010 Election!

September 21, 2010 is International Day of Peace. In 2001, the nations of the world came together at the UN General Assembly and jointly agreed on Resolutions 55/282, marking September 21 as the International Day of Peace. Combined with the objective to strengthen peace between and among nations, this special occasion also recognizes links with other aims of the UN, including development, elimination of poverty and prioritizing equality […]

September 21, 2010  •  By Women's League of Burma  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

WLB Applauds the Call from the USA to End Impunity in Burma

The Women’s League of Burma (WLB) welcomes the decisive decision from the Obama Administration on August 18, calling for a Commission of Inquiry on Burma.

The US joined the growing number of countries refusing to turn a blind eye any longer and called for the establishment of an inquiry into crimes against humanity and war crimes in Burma […]

August 20, 2010  •  By Women's League of Burma  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement on 22nd Anniversary of 88 Democracy Uprising

Today we commemorate the 22nd anniversary of the historic events of 8th September 1988, when monks, students and people from all walks of life in Burma fought to bring an end to the military dictatorship. The spirit of ‘88 is still with us, and we will never cease to fight for democracy, national equality and the end of dictatorship.[…]

August 8, 2010  •  By Women's League of Burma  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

Peoples’ Tribunal on Crimes against Women of Burma (Japan)

June 27th 2010(Sun) 1:PM to 5 PM
Aoyama Gakuin University, Hotei sitsu
Open to the Public
Information 03-3835-2110, 080-6787-0959

June 26, 2010  •  By Women's League of Burma, Human Rights Now  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement on 65th birthday of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi

Today, June 19th 2010, marks the 65th birthday of pro-democracy leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi while she does remain alone under house arrest.

After the premeditated Depayin Massacred in May 2003, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi was again confined to house arrest although her house arrest term was completed on May 27, 2009 according to the existing law. Instead of being rightfully freed, she was held and trialed with unlawful charges at the notorious Insein prison and since these proceedings she is kept under house arrest […]

June 19, 2010  •  By Women's League of Burma  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burmese Community and Supporters Hold “People’s Elections” in New Delhi

India-based Burmese democracy activists held a demonstration and people’s election, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi today. Starting from 22 May till today, over 3,600 members of the Burmese community residing in India signed postcards, voting for country’s pro-democracy leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and in support of a democratic Federal Union. The signed postcards call on the Prime Minister of the Government of India, Dr. Manmohan Singh […]

May 27, 2010  •  By Burma Centre Delhi, Women's League of Burma  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Report on the International Tribunal on Crimes Against Women of Burma

This report documents the themes from the testimonies of the 12 Tribunal testifiers – on sexual violence against women, on civil and political violations, and on social, economic and cultural violations of human rights in Burma […]

May 14, 2010  •  By Women's League of Burma, Nobel Women's Initiative  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

WLB Welcomes and Urges Support of the UNSR’s Recommendations on Burma

The Women’s League of Burma (WLB) welcomes the groundbreaking report and recommendations to the UN Human Rights Commission of UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of Human Rights in Burma, Mr. Tomás Ojea Quintana. This report marks the first time an acting UN official has called for an UN Commission of Inquiry into Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes in Burma, both crimes which fall under the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court.[…]

March 26, 2010  •  By Women's League of Burma  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

International Tribunal on Burma Calls for End to Impunity of Military Regime

Nobel Peace Laureates Shirin Ebadi and Jody Williams – along with human rights experts Dr. Heisoo Shin (Korea) and Professor Vitit Muntarbhorn (Thailand) – today released the findings and recommendations developed during the International Tribunal on Crimes Against Women of Burma held this week in New York City.  The quasi-legal event featured compelling testimony – […]

March 3, 2010  •  By Women's League of Burma, Nobel Women's Initiative  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

Nobel Laureates to Host International Tribunal on Crimes Against Women of Burma

On March 2, 2010, Nobel Peace Laureates Shirin Ebadi and Jody Williams will host the International Tribunal on Crimes Against Women of Burma in New York City. This quasi-legal event will feature the compelling testimony—for the first time ever—of 12 women from Burma who have suffered rape, torture and other crimes at the hands of […]

March 1, 2010  •  By Women's League of Burma, Nobel Women's Initiative  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤