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Statement No.(2/2016) Statement Regarding the Visit to the Prison, Police lock-up and District Hospital Guard ward in Hkamti township, Sagaing Region

1. A team from the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission comprising of Members U Zaw Win and Dr. Nyan Zaw accompanied by two staff members visited the prison, police lock-up and district hospital guard ward in Hkamti township of Sagaing Region on the 18 and 19 February 2016 […]

February 29, 2016  •  By Myanmar National Human Rights Commission  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement No.(1/2016) Myanmar National Human Rights Commission Press Statement Regarding Squatter

1. Myanmar National Human Rights Commission learnt from the media reports that during the month of January 2016 long-term squatters in Yuzana Garden City and Mingalardon Pyin Ma Pin Industrial Zone in Yangon Region and Nyaung Ni village in Mandalay Region were forcibly evicted and that were even clashes between the two parties […]

February 3, 2016  •  By Myanmar National Human Rights Commission  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement No.(16/2015) Statement by Myanmar National Human Rights Commission on the occasion of the International Human Rights Day which falls on 10 December 2015

1. Together with the International Community, Myanmar National Human Rights Commission (MNHRC) would like to honour this historic International Human Rights Day which falls on 10 December 2015 […]

December 10, 2015  •  By Myanmar National Human Rights Commission  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Fear & Voting in Burma/Myanmar: 2015 Election

On 8 November, up to 32 million Burmese voters will elect representatives to fill 1,171 seats in the National and State/ Division Parliaments. Ninety one political parties will compete for 75% of seats in the legislature, while 25% remain reserved for the Tatmadaw. Despite official promises of a “free and fair” election, multiple flaws continue to undermine the credibility of the process […]

November 5, 2015  •  By Altsean-Burma  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Presidential Hopefuls in Myanmar’s 2015 Elections

Myanmar’s General Elections being held on 8 November 2015 will determine the Assembly of the Union (Pyidaungsu Hluttaw) which comprises of the Lower House of Parliament (People Assembly, Pyithu Hluttaw) and the Upper House of Parliament (National Assembly, Amyotha Hluttaw) as well as the regional assemblies of the fourteen states and regions […]

November 3, 2015  •  By Institute of Southeast Asian Studies  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar Rights Commission Calls For Political Prisoner Amnesty Before Elections

Myanmar’s National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called on President Thein Sein to free all political prisoners and students jailed earlier this year for a peaceful demonstration ahead of general elections, highlighting a shortcoming in the country’s democratization process as it heads into all-inclusive polls on Nov. 8 […]

October 28, 2015  •  By RFA  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar National Human Rights Commission Statement No.(15/2015)

The Multi-party Democracy General Elections will be held on 8 November 2015. Only a few days remain. The political parties and independent candidates are campaigning earnestly to be victorious in the General Elections […]

October 27, 2015  •  By Myanmar National Human Rights Commission  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Southeast Asia: Deadly Journeys – The Refugee and Trafficking Crisis in Southeast Asia

Deadly JourneysIn May 2015 three boats carrying 1,800 women, men and children landed in Aceh, Indonesia. Most of the passengers were Muslim Rohingya, a persecuted religious and ethnic minority from Myanmar […]

October 20, 2015  •  By Amnesty International  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement No (14/2015) Statement regarding the visit to the Prison and Police Lockup of Kaw Thaung Township and Myeik Township Situated in Tanintharyi Region

1. Commission Members U Zaw Win and Dr. Nyan Zaw accompanied by the Staff of Myanmar National Human Rights Commission visited the Prison and Police Lockup of Kaw Thaung Township and Myeik Township situated in Tanintharyi Region from 7 to 9 October 2015 […]

October 19, 2015  •  By Myanmar National Human Rights Commission  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement No.(13/2015) Myanmar National Human Rights Commission on the occasion of the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement between the Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and eight Ethnics Armed Organizations

Myanmar National Human Rights Commission would like to commend and put on record the signing of the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement between the Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and eight Ethnic Armed Organizations on 15th November 2015 in Nay Pyi Taw as a historic and monumental event of the State […]

October 15, 2015  •  By Myanmar National Human Rights Commission  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤