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

International Tribunal on Crimes Against Women of Burma – March 2nd, 2010

The International Tribunal on Crimes Against Women in Burma starts on March 2nd in New York City.
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February 27, 2010  •  By Women's League of Burma, Nobel Women's Initiative  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

Nobel Peace Laureates to Host Women’s Tribunal on Burma

The Nobel Women’s Initiative and the Women’s League of Burma are planning an International Tribunal on Crimes Against Women in Burma. The Tribunal will take place in New York City on March 2, 2010 and will coincide with the United Nations’ Commission on the Status of Women meeting.  Eminent Judges (including Nobel Peace Laureates) will hear personal testimony from several women […]

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

The Women’s League of Burma Calls for an ICC Referral

The Women’s League of Burma (WLB) calls on the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to refer the situation in Burma to the International Criminal Court (ICC) in order to allow the prosecution of Senior General Than Shwe and to put an immediate end to the longstanding impunity that has been afforded to the brutal military junta in Burma. […]

December 9, 2009  •  By Women's League of Burma  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

It’s Time for the United Nations to Take Strong Action on Burma: Women’s Groups around the World Call on the UNSC to Prosecute Senior General Than Shwe at International Criminal Court

It’s Time for the United Nations to Take Strong Action on Burma:Women’s Groups around the World Call on the UNSC to Prosecute Senior General Than Shwe at International Criminal Court Download the Media Release in English or Burmese Download the Letter in English

August 7, 2009  •  By Women's League of Burma  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Video: Ending Impunity

A ten-minute video entitled “Ending Impunity” by the Women’s League of Burma that calls for UNSC action on the ongoing use of rape as a weapon of war and crimes against humanity in Burma. In the video, four women speak out about systematic human rights violations including rape by state armed forces and authorities.

June 19, 2009  •  By Women's League of Burma  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

In the Shadow of the Junta

A report compiled by the Women’s League of Burma and member organizations, focusing on the problems faced by women and girls in rural areas, including ethnic lands, as a result of armed conflict.

After signing the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) in 1997, Burma’s military regime submitted reports to the CEDAW Committee in 1997 and 2007. This Shadow Report seeks to address issues that were not adequately documented by the junta in those reports. […]

November 1, 2008  •  By Women's League of Burma  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Courage to Resist: Women Human Rights Defenders of Burma

A report that details how women activists have been hunted down, assaulted, tortured and framed with false charges, and their family members threatened and held hostage in the crackdown in Burma following the Saffron Revolution protests in 2007. […]

November 1, 2007  •  By Women’s League of Burma  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤