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Posts Tagged ‘Armed Conflict’ (233 found)

ASEAN: Set Benchmarks for Burma on Rights

Press Government to Free Political Prisoners, End Impunity for War Crimes

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) should set clear human rights benchmarks for Burma as a condition for its chairmanship of the regional grouping in 2014, Human Rights Watch said today […]

November 16, 2011  •  By Human Rights Watch  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

AIPMC Calls on ASEAN Leaders to Place Ethnic Conflict and Human Rights Situation in Myanmar on ASEAN Agenda

The ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Myanmar Caucus (AIPMC) today called on leading ASEAN delegates to urgently address concerns regarding democratic reform, ethnic conflict and human rights abuses in Myanmar at the upcoming 19th ASEAN Summit in Bali this week […]

November 14, 2011  •  By ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Myanmar Caucus  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Violations and Humanitarian Crisis Continues in Eastern Burma According to New Report

Serious violations of human rights continue to be committed by the Burma Army in eastern Burma, while humanitarian conditions deteriorate due to a lack of international funding, according to a new report released today by Christian Solidarity Worldwide […]

November 9, 2011  •  By Christian Solidarity Worldwide  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Calling For a Nationwide Ceasefire and Inviting Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to Meet with All Ethnic Nationality Organizations

The National Council of the Union of Burma (NCUB) calls for the negotiation of a Nationwide Ceasefire for the benefit of all the peoples of Burma. The ethnic nationalities and the government have all called for a ceasefire. It is time to act to achieve the goal of peace […]

November 9, 2011  •  By National Council of the Union of Burma  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

ျမန္မာ့ႏိုင္ငံေရးသံုးသပ္ခ်က္ (၃/၂၀၁၁) – ဓါးမိုး၍ ညႊတ္ကြင္းမသြင္းသင့္သည့္ ျပည္တြင္းျငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရး

ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံသည္ ၁၉၄၈ ခုႏွစ္၊ ဇန္နဝါရီလ (၄) ရက္ေန႕တြင္ ျဗိတိသွ်နယ္ခ်ဲ႕ကိုလိုနီလက္ေအာက္မွ လြတ္လပ္ေရး ရရွိခဲ့သည္။ ထိုလြတ္လပ္ေရးႏွင့္အတူ ျပည္တြင္းစစ္မီး စတင္ေလာင္ကၽြမ္းလာခဲ့သည္။ ျပည္တြင္းစစ္မီး စတင္ျဖစ္ပြားခဲ့ရသည့္ အေၾကာင္းရင္းကို ေလ့လာၾကည့္မည္ဆိုလွ်င္ ဝါဒေရးရာ အားျပိဳင္မႈ၊ တိုင္းရင္းသားတန္းတူေရးႏွင့္ ကိုယ္ပိုင္ျပ႒န္းခြင့္ မရွိျခင္းေၾကာင့္ ျဖစ္ေၾကာင္း […]

November 4, 2011  •  By Network for Democracy and Development  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Discrimination, Conflict and Corruption: The Ethnic States of Burma

Since achieving independence in January 1948, successive Burmese governments, elected and military dictatorships, have sought to address the complex issues involving the country’s many ethnic groups. They have sought to do this primarily through confronting […]

October 30, 2011  •  By Ethnic Nationalities Council  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Displacement and Poverty in South East Burma / Myanmar

A new government in Burma/Myanmar offers the possibility of national reconciliation and reform after decades of conflict. Every opportunity to resolve grievances, alleviate chronic poverty and restore justice must be seized, as there remain many obstacles to breaking […]

October 25, 2011  •  By Thailand Burma Border Consortium  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Promoting Reconciliation in Burma

An alliance of humanitarian agencies working with displaced persons from Burma/Myanmar believes the current window of democratic reform is the best opportunity in decades to resolve ethnic conflict. The prospect of a genuine and inclusive process of national […]

October 25, 2011  •  By Thailand Burma Border Consortium  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma: Army Committing Abuses in Kachin State

Burma’s armed forces have committed serious abuses against ethnic Kachin civilians in renewed fighting in Kachin State, Human Rights Watch said today. Since hostilities began over five months ago against the Kachin Independence Army (KIA), Burmese armed forces have […]

October 18, 2011  •  By Human Rights Watch  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Burma

This is a key moment in Myanmar’s history and there are real opportunities for positive and meaningful developments to improve the human rights situation and deepen the transition to democracy. The new Government has taken a number of
steps towards these ends […]

October 13, 2011  •  By Tomas Ojea Quintana  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤