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Posts Tagged ‘ASEAN’ (637 found)

The Tyranny of Tier Two

7.-Rohingya-Yan-Naing-HinshOn 27 July, the U.S. Department of State released the annual Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report for the year 2015. The report places countries around the world in one of four categories based on their commitment to enacting legislation and criminal penalties in regards to human trafficking, empowering law enforcement with the skills necessary to identify trafficking networks, and efforts to create protection services for trafficking victims. This year Burma was again given a “Tier 2” rating – which it has maintained since 2011 – implying that, “The Government of Burma does not fully comply with the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking; however, it is making significant efforts to do so […]”

August 4, 2015  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Declaration of the 2nd European Rohingya Conference

The second European Rohingya Conference was held between 1-2 August 2015 in Esbjerg, Denmark. It was participated by Rohingya leaders, representatives from Rohingya organisations and communities from all over Europe. The conference discussed issues relating to Rohingya people, their refugees and current deteriorating situation.

August 3, 2015  •  By Arakan Rohingya National Organization  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

လက္ရွိျဖစ္ေပၚေနေသာ ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံတြင္းေရေဘးအႏၱရာယ္ႏွင့္ပတ္သက္၍ အရပ္ဖက္လထုအဖဲြ႔အစည္းမ်ား၏ ထုတ္ျပန္ေၾကညာခ်က္

ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံရွိ ျပည္နယ္ႏွင့္တိုင္း (၁၁) ခုတြင္ လက္ရွိ ေရႀကီးေရလွ်ံမႈမ်ား ႀကံဳေတြ႔ေနၿပီး ျပည္သူေပါင္းမ်ားစြာ ေရေဘးဒုကၡမ်ား ရင္ဆိုင္ေနရလ်က္ရွိသည္။ လြန္ခဲ့ေသာ သတၱပတ္ႏွစ္ပတ္က စတင္ခဲ့ေသာ ေရေဘးဒဏ္ ေၾကာင့္ စစ္ကိုင္းတိုင္း၊ ပဲခူးတိုင္း၊ ဧရာ၀တီတိုင္း၊ ကခ်င္ျပည္နယ္၊ ခ်င္းျပည္နယ္၊ ရခိုင္ ျပည္နယ္တို႔ရွိ ျပည္သူ လူထုသိန္းႏွင့္ခ်ီ၍ ဒုကၡေရာက္ခဲ့ရၿပီး အေရးေပၚအကူအညီမ်ား လိုေနလ်က္ရွိသည္။ ေရေဘးဒဏ္ေၾကာင့္ ဒါဇင္ႏွင့္ ခ်ီေသာလူမ်ား ေသဆံုးေပ်ာက္ဆံုးခဲ့ၿပီး ေျမယာဧက ရွစ္သိန္းေက်ာ္ ထိခိုက္ပ်က္စီးေနေၾကာင္း သတင္းမ်ားရရွိသည္ […]

August 2, 2015  •  By Civil Society Forum  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

ရခုိင္ျပည္၏ လက္ရွိသဘာ၀ေဘးအႏၱရာယ္က်ေရာက္ေနမႈအေျခအေနအေပၚ ရခုိင္ျပည္လုံးဆုိင္ရာေက်ာင္းသားႏွင့္လူငယ္မ်ားအစည္းအ႐ုံး (AASYC) မွ ထုုတ္ျပန္ေၾကညာခ်က္

၂၀၁၅ ခုႏွစ္၊ ဇြန္လတြင္ မုတ္သုုံမုိးမ်ား စဥ္ဆက္မျပတ္ ရြာသြန္းခဲ့ၿပီး ရခုိင္ျပည္၏ေတာင္ပုိင္း ၿမဳိ႕နယ္မ်ားျဖစ္ေသာ ေတာင္ကုတ္၊ သံတြဲ၊ ေက်ာက္ျဖဴ၊ အမ္း ၿမဳိ႕နယ္မ်ားတြင္ ေရးလႊမ္းမုိးမႈမ်ား ႀကီးမားစြာ ျဖစ္ပြားခဲ့ရာ ေသဆုံး (၅) ဦး ႏွင့္ ေရေဘးဒုကၡသည္မ်ား စုစုေပါင္းအေရအတြက္(၁၃,၀၀၀) ဦး ရွိခဲ့ရာ ယေန႔ထိတုိင္ ပ်က္စီးဆုံးရႈံးမႈမ်ားအတြက္ ျပန္လည္ျပဳျပင္ ထူေထာင္ေရးလုပ္ငန္းမ်ား လုပ္ေဆာင္ေနရဆဲ ျဖစ္ပါသည္ […]

July 31, 2015  •  By All Arakan Students' and Youths' Congress  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Five Myanmar Journalists Freed from Prison as Part of Mass Amnesty

Bangkok, July 31, 2015–Five journalists jailed on anti-state charges in Myanmar were released on Thursday in a presidential amnesty of nearly 7,000 prisoners, according to news reports. The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes the journalists’ release but calls on Myanmar authorities to release all other journalists imprisoned in the country […]

July 31, 2015  •  By The Committee to Protect Journalists  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Political Prisoner Releases Welcome but also Highlights Return to Than Shwe Approach

Burma Campaign UK today welcomed the release of around 13 political prisoners as part of an amnesty given by President Thein Sein to almost 7,000 prisoners. 11 of the political prisoners released were cases that Burma Campaign UK has been actively campaigning on […]

July 31, 2015  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar Political Party Calls For Emergency Fund For Flood Victims in Rakhine State

Severe floods caused by torrential monsoon rains in western Myanmar have killed 10 people, prompting the dominant political party in the hard-hit region to call on Friday for the establishment of an emergency fund for victims […]

July 31, 2015  •  By Radio Free Asia  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement No. (10/2015) Statement of the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission

Myanmar National Human Rights Commission would like to commend the Union Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar for its decision to be a signatory to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) […]

July 30, 2015  •  By Myanmar National Human Rights Commission  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar: Prisoners of Conscience Released in Amnesty but Scores Remain Behind Bars

The release of at least 11 prisoners of conscience in a mass prisoner amnesty in Myanmar today is a step in the right direction, but authorities must immediately clear the country’s jails of the scores of peaceful activists who still remain behind bars, Amnesty International said […]

July 30, 2015  •  By Amnesty International  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤