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တစ္ႏိုင္ငံလံုးပစ္ခတ္တိုက္ခိုက္မႈရပ္စဲေရးသေဘာတူစာခ်ဳပ္ကို လက္မွတ္ေရးထုိးထားၾကသည့္ တုိင္းရင္းသားလက္နက္ကုိင္ေတာ္လွန္ေရးအဖြဲ႔အစည္းမ်ား၏ ထိပ္သီးေခါင္းေဆာင္မ်ားအစည္းအေ၀း – ပထမအႀကိမ္ ထုတ္ျပန္ေၾကညာခ်က္

၁။ တစ္ႏိုင္ငံလံုးပစ္ခတ္တိုက္ခိုက္မႈရပ္စဲေရးသေဘာတူစာခ်ဳပ္ (NCA) ကို လက္မွတ္ေရးထုိးထားၾက သည့္ တုိင္းရင္းသားလက္နက္ကုိင္ေတာ္လွန္ေရးအဖ႔ြဲအစည္း (EAO) (၈)ဖြဲ႔၏ ကိုယ္စားလွယ္အဖြဲ႔ တစ္ဖြ႔ဲလွ်င္ ကိုယ္စားလွယ္ (၃) ဦး၊ ေလ့လာသူ (၂) ဦး၊ EAO ပစ္ခတ္တိုက္ခိုက္မႈရပ္စဲေရးဆိုင္ရာ ပူးတြဲေစာင့္ၾကည့္ေရးေကာ္မတီ (EAO JMC) မွ (၃) ဦး၊ EAO ျပည္ေထာင္စုၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရးေဆြးေႏြးမႈ ပူးတြဲေကာ္မတီ (EAO UPDJC) မွ (၁) ဦး ႏွင့္ တိုင္းရင္းသားလက္နက္ကိုင္ေတာ္လွန္ေရးအဖ႔ြဲအစည္းမ်ား ညိႇႏိႈင္းေရးအဖြဲ႔ (EAO CT) မွ (၈) ဦး အပါအဝင္ စုစုေပါင္း (၈၇) ဦး တက္ေရာက္ေသာ “တုိင္းရင္းသားလက္နက္ကုိင္ေတာ္လွန္ေရးအဖ႔ြဲအစည္းမ်ား၏ ထိပ္သီးေခါင္းေဆာင္မ်ားအစည္း အေ၀း – ပထမအႀကိမ္”ကုိ ၂၀၁၅ ခုႏွစ္၊ ႏုိ၀င္ဘာလ (၈) ရက္ေန႔မွ (၁၀) ရက္ေန႔အထိ ထိုင္းႏိုင္ငံ၊ ဇင္းမယ္ၿမိဳ႕၌ ေအာင္ျမင္စြာ က်င္းပၿပီးစီးခဲ့ပါသည္ […]

November 10, 2015  •  By Ethnic Armed Organizations  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD), Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Issued the Following Statement on Elections in Burma

“I congratulate the people of Burma for coming together on November 8 to participate peacefully in the country’s second nationwide parliamentary election since 2008. The election is an important milestone on the path towards democracy and political reform in Burma, but there is still a long way to go […]

November 10, 2015  •  By US Senator Ben Cardin  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Preliminary Statement: A well-run Election Day and Competitive Polls Mark Myanmar’s Critical 2015 Elections, with Key Legal Reforms and Procedural Improvements still Required

Myanmar has embarked on a historic political reform process. The holding of competitive elections on 8 November 2015, contested by 91 parties and over 6,000 candidates, is an important milestone in the country’s democratic transition. On Election Day, EU observers reported that the voters of Myanmar turned out in large numbers and calmly cast their votes in a generally well-run polling process, with secrecy of the vote respected […]

November 10, 2015  •  By European Union Election Observation Mission  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

UN Chief Congratulates People of Myanmar on Participating in ‘Momentous’ Polls

9 November 2015 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has congratulated the people of Myanmar for “their patience, dignity and enthusiasm” in historic elections and has encouraged all stakeholders “to maintain the dignified spirit, calm and respect throughout the completion of the electoral process […]”

November 9, 2015  •  By UN News Center  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma’s Parliamentary Election

The United States congratulates the people of Burma on the November 8 election and commends all of the people and institutions in the country who worked together to hold a peaceful and historic poll. Millions of people from around the country, many of whom were voting for the first time, seized this opportunity to move one step closer to a democracy that respects the rights of all–a testament to the courage and sacrifice shown by the people of Burma over many decades […]

November 8, 2015  •  By US Secretary of State John Kerry  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar: There Can be No Democratic Elections Without Respect for Human Rights

(Yangon, 6 November 2015) – The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) welcomes the first popular vote due to take place in two days’ time in Myanmar since its transition to a democratic system. “While recognising the importance of the general elections as a path to open democracy, FORUM-ASIA notes with concern the reluctance of the Government to address human rights concerns, including restrictions of political rights that could impact the credibility of the elections,” says Evelyn Balais-Serrano, the Executive Director of FORUM-ASIA […]

November 7, 2015  •  By Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Human Rights Groups Call for Arrest and Prosecution of Myanmar’s Minister of Home Affairs for War Crimes and Human Rights Violations

Geneva and New York – Tomorrow, an alleged war criminal accused of torture, murder, enslavement, pillage, rape, and forcible population transfer, is scheduled to present Myanmar’s human rights record at the United Nations […]

November 6, 2015  •  By Global Justice Center  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar Elections Cannot be Considered Inclusive or Credible

YANGON, 6 November 2015 – The legitimacy of Myanmar’s upcoming general election, scheduled for this Sunday, 8 November, has already been profoundly undermined by government decisions in the lead-up to the poll, ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) said today […]

November 6, 2015  •  By ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

IBAHRI Calls on International Community to Maintain Pressure on Myanmar Following UPR

Following the review of Myanmar’s human rights record by the United Nations Human Rights Council the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) calls on UN Member States to maintain pressure on the Government of Myanmar to ensure its human rights obligations are met […]

November 6, 2015  •  By International Bar Association's Human Rights Institute  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤