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Posts Tagged ‘Amnesty International’ (123 found)

Myanmar: Amnesty International Calls on Myanmar to Protect the Rights of Rohingya and to Release all Prisoners of Conscience

Amnesty International wishes to express its profound regret at Myanmar’s rejection of all 27 recommendations relating specifically to the human rights and humanitarian situation of the persecuted Rohingya minority […]

March 18, 2016  •  By Amnesty International  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar: Oral Statement during the Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar

Ms. Lee, we welcome your report and share your concerns regarding the breadth of major human rights challenges Myanmar faces […]

March 14, 2016  •  By Amnesty International  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar: End Relentless Crackdown on Student Protesters

One year after police violently dispersed largely peaceful student protests in Myanmar, the authorities continue their relentless crackdown on student activists and anyone associated with their movement […]

March 10, 2016  •  By Amnesty International  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar: Annual Report Country Entry 2016

Authorities failed to address rising religious intolerance and incitement to discrimination and violence against Muslims, allowing hardline Buddhist nationalist groups to grow in power and influence ahead of the November general elections […]

February 24, 2016  •  By Amnesty International  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar: Scrap or Amend new Law that could Grant Immunity to Former Presidents

Myanmar should immediately repeal or amend a new law passed today which could grant former presidents immunity for human rights violations and crimes under international law, said Amnesty International […]

January 28, 2016  •  By Amnesty International  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar: Prisoner Amnesty Marred by Outrageous Jailing of Activist for Facebook Post

A prisoner amnesty in Myanmar today does not go nearly far enough as scores of peaceful activists remain behind bars, Amnesty International said. The jailing today of another activist just hours after the amnesty was announced is a stark reminder of how prevalent repression still is in the country […]

January 22, 2016  •  By Amnesty International  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Southeast Asia: Governments Must Turn Commitments into Reality to Stem Southeast Asian Migrant and Refugee Crisis

Ahead of a regional meeting hosted by Thailand tomorrow, Amnesty International calls on the governments of Bangladesh, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar and Thailand to prioritise protection of the human rights of migrants and refugees in any action directed at combating human trafficking and managing irregular migration. The government of Thailand is hosting the 2nd Special Meeting on Irregular Migration in the Indian Ocean on 4 December 2015 in Bangkok […]

December 3, 2015  •  By Amnesty International  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar: Letpadaung Mine Protesters Still Denied Justice

Myanmar’s government stands accused of putting profits before human rights at the Letpadaung copper mine, with continued detention of activists and continued refusal to investigate use of white phosphorous against peaceful protestors, said Amnesty International today […]

November 27, 2015  •  By Amnesty International  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Southeast Asia: Refugee Crisis and Freedom of Expression Must be Tackled at ASEAN Summit

Southeast Asian leaders meeting this week in Malaysia must urgently prioritize a coordinated plan to help the thousands of asylum seekers and migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh who are forced to risk abuse and death at sea, said Amnesty International […]

November 16, 2015  •  By Amnesty International  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤