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Official Statement of Detained Student Protesters and Supporters

Released to fellow students and general public by Community-Based Legal Assistance Network as requested officially by the detainees

April 23, 2015  •  By Detained Student Protesters and Supporters  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

HRC28, Item 4 : Interactive Dialogue with the UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Burma/Myanmar, Ms. Yanghee Lee

8th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council Oral Statement Delivered by Khin Ohmar on behalf of Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) […]

March 16, 2015  •  By Forum-Asia and Khin Ohmar  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement by Ms Yanghee Lee, Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar at the 28th Session of the Human Rights Council 

I thank you for this opportunity to address the Human Rights Council for the first time, at a pivotal time in the reform process in Myanmar.

March 16, 2015  •  By Yanghee Lee  •  Tags:  •  Read more ➤

Advance Unedited Version: Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Yanghee LEE

Since 2011, Myanmar has undergone far-reaching changes that have affected many aspects of life in the country. However, there continue to be signs of backtracking by the Government and increasing concerns over discrimination and ethnic conflict […]

March 9, 2015  •  By Yanghee Lee  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Amnesty International Annual Report – Myanmar Chapter

Despite ongoing political, legal and economic reforms, progress on human rights stalled, with some backward steps in key areas. The situation of the Rohingya deteriorated, with ongoing discrimination in law and practice exacerbated by a dire humanitarian situation. Anti-Muslim violence persisted, with the authorities failing to hold suspected perpetrators to account. Reports of abuses of international human rights and humanitarian law in areas of armed conflict persisted. Freedoms of expression and peaceful assembly remained severely restricted, with scores of human rights defenders, journalists and political activists arrested and imprisoned. Impunity persisted for past crimes […]

February 25, 2015  •  By Amnesty International  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement regarding the Need for Creation of National Education Policies and Laws for Realization of Democratic Education System

Action Committee for Democratic Education (ACDE) is comprised of All Burma Federation of Student Unions and University Student Unions. The Committee was established and its members were elected during the nationwide student emergency conference convened on 12-13 November 2014 […]

January 24, 2015  •  By Action Committee for Democratic Education  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement of civil society organization on students’ actions against National Education Law following the overdue 60-day deadline for negotiation

Education sector reform during transition period is very important and vital for the future of Myanmar
The 60-day period for negotiation declared by students has passed and students have resumed their protest activities against the National Education Law. Student from Mandalay have begun their march from Mandalay to Yangon on the 20 January while students from other parts of the country have carried out their protest activities in their respective areas as well […]

January 23, 2015  •  By by 63 Civil Society Organizations  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement (1/2015)

Action Committee for Non-violence and Justice, comprised of representatives from various youth organizations and networks, was formed in response various crisis that Myanmar is encountering in today’s process of reform […]

January 13, 2015  •  By Action Committee for Non-violence and Justice  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burmese Media Spring

This report examines the state of the changes carried out by the government and offers detailed recommendations designed to improve respect for freedom of information in Burma and ensure that the improvements are lasting […]

December 30, 2012  •  By Reporters Without Borders  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

လယ္ယာေျမ အဓၶမသိမ္းယူမႈ မ်ားႏွင့္ေအာင္ပြဲအပိုင္းအစမ်ား

The Farmers’ Rights Defenders Network, a Burma-based rights group, has released a new publication documenting and recounting the courageous fight against land expropriation, intimidation and false prosecution of a group of rural villagers […]

ဤအစီရင္ခံစာသည္ မေကြးတိုင္းေဒသၾကီး၊ သရက္ခရိုင္၊ ကံမျမိဳ႕နယ္၊ စစၥရံေက်းရြာရွိ ရိုးသားစြာ လုပ္ကိုင္စားေသာက္ေသာ လယ္သမားမ်ား မတရားမႈမ်ားကို မိမိတို႕၏ စုစည္းမႈအားျဖင့္ တြန္းလွန္၍ တရားမွ်တမႈကို ရွာေဖြတိုက္ပြဲဝင္ခဲ့ၾကသည့္ ျဖစ္ရပ္တခုအား […]

January 20, 2012  •  By Farmers' Rights Defenders Network  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤