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Weekly Highlights (237 found)

12-18 November: “The Political Prisoners Game”

The full text of this week’s issue of Weekly Highlights, including an analysis of current events and news highlights from inside Burma, the region and internationally, as well opinion pieces, actions, statements, press releases and reports from Burma groups and relevant actors.

November 19, 2012  •  Read more ➤

5-11 November: Obama’s Upcoming Visit Provides Hope and Potential Danger for Burma’s Transition

The full text of this week’s issue of Weekly Highlights, including an analysis of current events and news highlights from inside Burma, the region and internationally, as well opinion pieces, actions, statements, press releases and reports from Burma groups and relevant actors.

November 12, 2012  •  Read more ➤

29 October – 4 November: Latest Opium Cultivation Figures for Burma Maintain Worrying Status Quo

The full text of this week’s issue of Weekly Highlights, including an analysis of current events and news highlights from inside Burma, the region and internationally, as well opinion pieces, actions, statements, press releases and reports from Burma groups and relevant actors.

November 5, 2012  •  Read more ➤

22-28 October: Keep Human Rights on the Agenda for Burma

This week Tomás Ojea Quintana, the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Burma, presented his latest report to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) that will adopt, in a few weeks, its annual resolution on the situation of human rights in the country […]

October 29, 2012  •  Read more ➤

15-21 October: No More Than a Semblance of Freedom of Assembly, Association and Expression

The full text of this week’s issue of Weekly Highlights, including an analysis of current events and news highlights from inside Burma, the region and internationally, as well opinion pieces, actions, statements, press releases and reports from Burma groups and relevant actors.

October 22, 2012  •  Read more ➤

8-14 October: New Lending Must Address Challenges on Burma’s Road to Development

The full text of this week’s issue of Weekly Highlights, including an analysis of current events and news highlights from inside Burma, the region and internationally, as well opinion pieces, actions, statements, press releases and reports from Burma groups and relevant actors.

October 15, 2012  •  Read more ➤

1-7 October: Mining, Repression and Imprisonment, an Uncertain Future

Burma has been internationally praised for moving in a more democratic direction recently. Sadly for many citizens these changes are a world away. Their interactions with the Burma government are characterized by the same repressive, corrupt, strong armed tactics that made Burma an international pariah […]

October 8, 2012  •  Read more ➤

24-30 September: President Thein Sein’s UN Speech Disguises the Truth Behind Burma’s Reforms

As President Thein Sein was busy at the UN General Assembly describing “the amazing changes” in Burma as “irreversible,” the Burma Army offensive in Kachin State continues unabated, hundreds of political prisoners remain incarcerated and peaceful protesters are […]

October 1, 2012  •  Read more ➤

17-23 September: The Long Road to Ending Armed Conflict in Burma

The full text of this week’s issue of Weekly Highlights, including an analysis of current events and news highlights from inside Burma, the region and internationally, as well opinion pieces, actions, statements, press releases and reports from Burma groups and relevant actors.

September 24, 2012  •  Read more ➤

10-15 September: Refugee Return Only with Consent, Safety and Dignity

Anxiety and uncertainty has been building among refugees in Thailand’s camps regarding possible repatriation to Burma. While there are many actors who feel they have a major role in the decision-making of when and how this process will take place […]

September 17, 2012  •  Read more ➤