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Burma/Myanmar: Reforms Must Not Overshadow Serious Human Rights Abuses

Monday, 11 March 2013
15h00 ‐ 17h00
Room XXVII (27), Palais des Nations
Geneva, Switzerland

February 28, 2013  •  Read more ➤

Take Action: Write to the Government of Burma About the Air Force Officer Tortured and Jailed for 20 years Over Internet Use

The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has been alerted to the case of an air force officer currently serving a 20-year jail sentence for posting articles online critical of the armed forces. Ne Lynn Dwe was taken by military intelligence […]

October 15, 2012  •  By Asian Human Rights Commission  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Panel Discussion: The Role of Peace Fund Initiatives in Burma

On Monday 8 October, Burma’s ethnic community and civil society organizations will hold a panel discussion that will look at the possible impacts of peace funds on local communities and the prospect of nationwide peace, as well as other country examples that provide valuable lessons for Burma […]

October 2, 2012  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags:  •  Read more ➤

Kachin People Call for an End to the Humanitarian Crisis in Burma’s Kachin State

Kachin community and civil society representatives will hold a press conference to mark one year since the 17-year ceasefire between the Burma Army and the Kachin Independence Organization broke down. In the last year, an estimated 75,000 people have been displaced by the fighting and continue to face a humanitarian crisis with virtually no access to assistance from local or international organizations.

Kachin communities around the world, civil society and supporters are solemnly marking this one year of armed conflict with global actions calling for an immediate end to the humanitarian crisis […]

June 5, 2012  •  Read more ➤

Kachin Communities and Civil Society Call for Immediate Halt to the Humanitarian Crisis in Kachin State

Kachin people and their supporters will be protesting at the Burmese Embassy on the occasion of President Thein Sein’s visit to Thailand. They will deliver a letter to the president calling for an immediate end to the armed conflict, human rights violations and resulting humanitarian crisis in Kachin State […]

June 3, 2012  •  Read more ➤

Biographies of Experts and Speakers

Panel of Experts Mr. Nurkholis is the Vice-Chair of the Indonesian National Human Rights Commission, Komnas HAM. Since 2007, he has been entrusted with the task of monitoring and investigation human rights cases submitted to Komnas HAM. He formerly served as the Director of Walhi South Sumatra, Director of LBH Palembang, Chairman of the National […]

November 7, 2011  •  Read more ➤

23rd 8888 Anniversary Protest in front of Burmese Consulate in New York (Photos)

About 100 Burmese activists protested in front of Burmese Consulate in New York on Aug 8 to commemorate the 23rd anniversary of 8888 uprising. Protests was led by 88 generation students and joined by other democracy supporters […]

August 8, 2011  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Demonstration in front of ASEAN Secretariat Office, Indonesia on 23rd Anniversary of 8888

Indonesian Solidarity for Southeast Asian People (SIAP) organized a demonstration in front of ASEAN Secretariat Office in Jakarta, Indonesia on the 23rd Anniversary of 8.8.88, 8 August 2011 […]

August 8, 2011  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Commemoration of 8888 Nationwide uprising on 23rd Anniversary in Rangoon (Photos)

Commemoration of 8888 Nationwide uprising on 23rd Anniversary in Rangoon was well participated with presence of NLD leaders and many others people. There was also distribution of flyers and paper wishing for peace and call for release of political prisoners, end of armed conflicts in ethnic areas and initiation of tripartite dialogue. View all photos on Flickr here […]

August 8, 2011  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤