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Crimes Against Humanity (128 found)

Appeal of UNFC to the People and International Community

At the oath taking ceremony for assuming presidential duties, President U Thein Sein said that he would endeavor for national unity and the growth of the union spirit, which was true nationalism. On August 18, the government made overture for peace talk with the Union Government […]

October 8, 2011  •  By United Nationalities Federal Council  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Report Exposes Atrocities in Burma’s Newest War

In its new war against Kachin resistance forces, Burma’s regime has deliberately targeted civilians with killings, torture and sexual violence, displacing over 25,000 people during the past four months […]

October 7, 2011  •  By Kachin Women's Association Thailand  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Kachin Conflict Escalates as Talk of Change Grows

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) is deeply concerned by reports of a deteriorating humanitarian situation in Kachin State, Burma. Information received by CSW from Kachin sources indicate an escalation in the Burma Army’s offensive against Kachin […]

October 4, 2011  •  By Christian Solidarity Worldwide  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Americans Demand President Obama Show Global Leadership in Ending Crimes against Humanity in Burma

Today the U.S. Campaign for Burma delivered 13,000 petition signatures from American citizens to the Obama administration, calling on them to provide stronger global leadership to end crimes against humanity in Burma. The petition signatures were delivered today to mark the 4thanniversary of Burma’s military regime’s violent […]

September 26, 2011  •  By US Campaign for Burma  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Oral Statement by Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development at the 18th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Item 4: Human Rights Situations that Require the Council’s Attention – General Debate

Thank you, Madam President. FORUM-ASIA wishes to sustain this Council’s attention to the distressing situation along the eastern border of Burma/Myanmar as gross violations of human rights are ongoing […]

September 23, 2011  •  By Forum-Asia  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Douglas Alexander Calls on Government to Campaign for Burma Inquiry

Douglas Alexander MP, Labour’s Shadow Foreign Secretary, has called on the Government to work with other EU members to campaign for a United Nations Commission of Inquiry into accusations of war crimes and crimes against humanity in Burma […]

September 16, 2011  •  By British Labour Party  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

BURMA: Asian, African and Latin American Civil Societies Call on their Governments to Support UN Inquiry into International Crimes in Burma

Member organizations of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) have called on Governments of Asian, African and Latin American countries to support the creation of a United Nations Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into international crimes […]

September 1, 2011  •  By International Federation for Human Rights  •  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 ➤

Statement Supporting Establishment of UN-COI into War Crimes and Crimes against Humanity in Burma

The Forum of Burmese in Europe ( F B E ) has resolved in its 17th Conference held in Paris on July 29-30, 2011 that the Forum unanimously supports the establishment of the UN-mandated Commission of Inquiry (UN-COI) into war crimes and crimes against humanity in Burma […]

August 15, 2011  •  By Forum of Burmese in Europe  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤