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Posts Tagged ‘International Federation for Human Rights’ (57 found)

SPDC Election Laws Set the Stage for Sham Elections

[…] The following paper gives a concrete update since the last report ALTSEAN published on the electoral process in Burma. It also explains how the regime is preparing itself for the day after the elections which are organized with only one aim: to ensure that the country will remain still hostage of the military for many more years to come […]

April 26, 2010  •  By Altsean-Burma, International Federation for Human Rights  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

164 Organizations Adopt an Urgent Resolution Condemning Human Rights Violations in Burma

Members of 164 organizations from Africa, Asia, the Americas and Europe, meeting in Yerevan, Armenia from 6 to 10 April for the37th Congress of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) adopted an urgent resolution condemning the systematic and widespread human rights abuses in Burma. The resolution rejected the elections and called for the investigation of allegations of war crimes and crimes against humanity committed by the Burmese military regime […]

April 10, 2010  •  By International Federation for Human Rights  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

United Nations Human Rights Council: Positive Steps on Country Situations and the Protection of Human Rights Norms

Commenting on the results of its 13th session which ended on Friday March 26th , FIDH considers the United Nations Human Rights Council has taken positive steps to respond to the human rights violations committed in Guinea and Burma […]

March 31, 2010  •  By International Federation for Human Rights  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Letter to UNHRC Member States

A letter from the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), the Alternative Asean Network on Burma (ALTSEAN), the Burma Lawyers’ Council (BLC), and the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) calling on the United Nations Human Rights Council to endorse the conclusions and recommendations put forward by the UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Myanmar, Professor Tomas Quintana, in his latest report to the Council on March 15, 2010 […]

March 23, 2010  •  By Altsean-Burma, Burma Lawyers Council, International Federation for Human Rights, International Trade Union Confederation  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Migrants in Thailand Facing Detention and Imminent Deportation

The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) expresses its deep concern regarding recent reports of detention and forced deportation of a large number of migrant workers, especially along the Thai-Burma border. According to information received, there has been a sudden increase in the arrest, detention and deportation of Burmese migrant workers since March 5 in […]

March 10, 2010  •  By International Federation of Human Rights  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma: Aung San Suu Kyi must be released immediately; Supreme Court’s decision on her house arrest another travesty of justice

The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and the Alternative ASEAN Network on Burma (Altsean-Burma) strongly condemn the decision by Burma to reject Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s appeal against the extension of her house arrest. FIDH and Altsean-Burma consider this latest development as another proof of the regime’s disinterest in engaging in true democratic […]

March 1, 2010  •  By International Federation for Human Rights,Altsean-Burma  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

International Crimes Committed in Burma: The Urgent Need for a Commission of Inquiry

A paper arguing that there must be a UN Security Council Commission of Inquiry into crimes against humanity and war crimes being committed by the military regime in Burma. […]

August 1, 2009  •  By Altsean-Burma, Burma Lawyers Council, International Federation of Human Rights  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤