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Arakan Rohingya Union Welcomes the Establishment of the Advisory Commission on Arakan/Rakhine State by the Government of Burma

The Office of the State Counsellor of the Government of Myanmar announced that the Government of Burma is committed to finding lasting solutions to the complex and delicate issues, and will establish an Advisory Commission in Arakan/Rakhine State. A Memorandum of Understanding is reportedly to be signed between the Ministry of Office of the State-Counsellor and the Kofi Annan Foundation […]

August 24, 2016  •  By Arakan Rohingya Union  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

New report by Network for Human Rights Documentation-­Burma (ND-­Burma) documents an escalation in Human Rights Violations in the first six months 2016

ND-­-Burma has documented 98 human rights violations in Burma in the first six months of 2016, showing a stark increase from the 84 human rights violations documented throughout the entire year of 2015 […]

August 24, 2016  •  By Network for Human Rights Documentation-Burma  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Shan groups to Burma’s government: The Salween River is not for sale

Shan community groups are holding a press conference in Bangkok today to raise concerns about secretive preparation to dam the Salween river in war-torn northern Shan State to export hydropower to China […]

August 23, 2016  •  By Shan Community Groups  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Expanding People’ Solidarity for a Just and Inclusive ASEAN Community

Moving forward the regional solidarity agenda, more than 800 representatives1 from ASEAN and non-ASEAN civil society and partner organisations are gathered in Timor Leste at the 11th ASEAN Civil Society Conference/ASEAN Peoples’ forum (ACSC/APF) 2016, titled “Expanding Peoples’ Solidarity for a Just and Inclusive ASEAN Community”, from 2 – 5 August 2016 […]

August 22, 2016  •  By ASEAN Civil Society Conference/ASEAN Peoples' Forum  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

ကရင္ရိုးရာဝါေခါင္လခ်ည္ျဖဴဖြဲ႕ မဂၤလာအခမ္အနားကို ေပးပုိ႕ေသာေကအဲန္ယူ-ကရင္အမ်ဳးိသားအစည္းအရံုး၏ သဝဏ္လႊာ

ကရင္သကၠရာဇ္ ၂၇၅၅ ခုႏွစ္၊ လါးခု လျပည့္ေန႕၊ ယေန႕ ဝါေခါင္လျပည့္(၁၅)ရက္၊ ခရစ္ႏွစ္ ၂၀၁၆ ခုႏွစ္ ၾသဂုတ္လ (၁၈) ရက္ေန႕သည္ ကရင္အမ်ဳိးသား၏ ကရင့္ရိုးရာခ်ည္ျဖဴဖြဲ႕က်င္းပေသာေန႕ျဖစ္ပါသည္။ ဤဝါေခါင္လ ကရင္ရိုးရာခ်ည္ျဖဴပြဲမဂၤလာအခါသမဝတြင္ ကရင္တစ္မ်ဳိးသားမ်ားအားလံုး ကရင္အမ်ဳိးသားေရးစိတ္ဓာတ္အျပည့္ျဖင့္ ကိုယ္စိတ္ႏွစ္ျဖာ က်န္းမာခ်မ္းသာျပီး ေဘးရန္ခမ္သိမ္း ကင္းေဝးေစလိုေၾကာင္း ေကအဲန္ယူ – ကရင္အမ်ဳိးသားအစည္းအရံုးမွ ဆႏၵျပဳဆုမြန္ေကာင္းေတာင္းလိုက္ပါသည္ […]

August 18, 2016  •  By Karen National Union  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

၂၁ ရာစုပင္လံုညီလာခံ၊ ျပည္ေထာင္စုျငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရးညီလာခံႏွင့္ ပက္သက္၍သေဘာထားထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္

ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ၏ အမ်ဳိးသားဒီမိုကေရစီအဖြဲ႕ခ်ဳပ္ အစိုးရက ဦးစီးက်င္းပမည့္ ၂၁ ရာစုပင္လံုညီလာခံအား ကၽြႏု္ပ္တို႕က ၾကိဳဆိုပါသည္။ ၂၁ ရာစုပင္လံုညီလာခံၾကီးမွ ျပည္သူလူထုတစ္ရပ္လံုး ဆႏၵျပင္းျပစြာလိုလား လ်က္ရွိေသာ စစ္မွန္သည့္ျငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရးအား အျမန္ဆံုးအေကာင္အထည္ ေဖာ္ေဆာင္ရြက္ႏိုင္မည္ ဟု ေမ်ာ္လင့္ပါသည္ […]

August 18, 2016  •  By Joint Action Committee for Democracy in Burma  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement of concern regarding launch of IFC’s Hydropower Developers’ Working Group for Myanmar

Save the Salween Network would like to raise serious concerns about the forum being held by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) in Yangon today to launch a new Hydropower Developers’ Working Group (HDWG) for Myanmar […]

August 18, 2016  •  By Save the Salween Network  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

NLD Government Must Lift All Aid Restrictions in Arakan State

Tomorrow, Friday afternoon Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK is organizing a demonstration in front of Burmese Embassy in London as part of a global day of action being organised by the US based Burma Task Force […]

August 18, 2016  •  By Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement – Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (Burma): Month in Review (July 2016)

This month 129 sentences were handed down for political reasons, including fines given to 105 farmers for staging a plowing protest. Four political prisoners were released from prison, and a further 110 people, including the aforementioned farmers completed their sentence or had cases against them dropped […]

August 16, 2016  •  By Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (Burma)  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤