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Posts Tagged ‘ASEAN’ (637 found)

Burma Army shelling, killing and torture of civilians in Mong Pawn constitute war crimes

On September 12, 2015, about 100 Burmese government troops attacked Nawng Pa Deb village in Mong Pawn township, southern Shan State. They fired shells indiscriminately into the village, injuring four men and two women; one of the men later died from his wounds […]

September 28, 2015  •  By Shan Human Rights Foundation  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Freedom of Expression, Religion and Belief: As Freedom of Expression Shrinks, Discrimination is on the Rise

In the lead-up to the 2015 elections in Burma, religious minorities, especially the Muslim population, have been consistently subjected to state sponsored discrimination and violent abuse, while simultaneously denied representation in the political sphere or in civil society […]

September 28, 2015  •  By Burma Partnership and Smile Education & Development Foundation  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement of 3rd Myanmar Opium Farmer Forum

On 11 and 12 September 2015 opium farmers and representatives of opium farming communities from Kayah State, Shan State, Kachin State and Chin State, came together in Upper Myanmar to discuss the drug policies affecting their lives. Following from the discussions the farmers issued a statement with recommendations to policy makers nationally and internationally […]

September 25, 2015  •  By The Transnational Institute  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

အျပည္ျပည္ဆိုင္ရာ ၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရးေန႔ထုတ္ျပန္ေၾကညာခ်က္

စက္တင္ဘာလ(၂၁)ရက္ေန႔သည္ ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံအပါအဝင္ကမၻာတဝွမ္းမွ ျငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရးလိုလားသူမ်ားက အျပည္ျပည္ဆုိင္ရာ ၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရးေန႔အျဖစ္သတ္မွတ္ကာ ႏွစ္စဥ္က်င္းပၾကပါသည္။ ဤေန႔မွစ၍ ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံရွိ တုိင္းရင္းသားျပည္သူမ်ားအားလုံး ကိုယ္စိတ္ႏွစ္ပါး က်န္းမာခ်မ္းသာျပီး စစ္မွန္သည့္ျငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရး အျမန္ဆုံးရရွိႏုိင္ပါေစေၾကာင္း ဦးစြာ ဆုေတာင္းေမတၱာ ပုိ႔သလုိက္ပါသည္ […]

September 21, 2015  •  By Students and Youth Congress of Burma  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Arakan Rohingya Union Summary Report on Situation in Arakan State, Burma/Myanmar

There is no sign of the Government of Myanmar/Burma backing down from its hostile policies against the Rohingya and other Muslim community in Myanmar […]

September 20, 2015  •  By Arakan Rohingya Union  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Summit of Parliamentarians Concludes with Action Letters and Resolution

NEW YORK, 19 September 2015 – In the face of rising religious persecution of people on the grounds of faith or belief, parliamentarians from almost 50 countries concluded an unprecedented summit discussing ways to advance freedom of religion or belief for all […]

September 19, 2015  •  By International Panel of Parliamentarians for Freedom of Religion or Belief  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

IMF Executive Board Completes 2015 Article IV Consultation with Myanmar

On August 28, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the 2015 Article IV consultation1 with Myanmar […]

September 18, 2015  •  By International Monetary Fund  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

2015 ANNI Report on the Performance and Establishment of National Human Rights Institutions in Asia

ANNI ReportThe Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), as the Secretariat of the Asian NGO Network on National Human Rights Institutions (ANNI), is glad to present the 2015 ANNI Report on the Performance and Establishment of National Human Rights Institutions in Asia. Our sincere appreciation goes to all 30 ANNI member organisations from across 17 countries in Asia for their participation and commitment to ANNI and continued advocacy towards the strengthening and establishment of NHRIs in Asia. Similarly, we would also like to extend our sincere thanks to the National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) that have contributed valuable inputs and feedback to the concerned country reports […]

September 18, 2015  •  By Asian NGO Network on National Human Rights Institutions  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Letter from International Panel of Parliamentarians for Freedom of Religion or Belief to President Thein Sein

As the International Panel of Parliamentarians for Freedom of Religion or Belief, we write as a network of parliamentarians from diverse political, religious and geographical backgrounds to express grave concerns about limitations on freedom of religion or belief in your country and discrimination against religious and ethnic minorities […]

September 18, 2015  •  By International Panel of Parliamentarians for Freedom of Religion or Belief  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Cash from chaos: The Burgeoning Illicit Trade in Timber from Myanmar to China revealed

BEIJING: The conviction and subsequent pardon of 155 Chinese nationals in July for illegal logging in Myanmar threw a spotlight on how massive volumes of timber stolen from the county’s precious frontier forests have been flowing unhindered into China for decades […]

September 17, 2015  •  By Environmental Investigation Agency  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤