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Posts Tagged ‘Breaches of International Law’ (4 found)

Ongoing Sexual Violence in Burma Requires International Investigation

Burma Campaign UK today publishes a new Briefing Paper – Rape and Sexual Violence by the Burmese Army – which details how the Burmese Army has used rape and sexual violence with impunity for decades, and reports of rape and sexual violence have continued since Thein Sein became President and reforms began. Burma Campaign UK is calling for an international investigation to be established, as it is clear that President Thein Sein and the Burmese Army are unwilling to address this issue, and the international community cannot allow these abuses to continue […]

April 16, 2014  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma Briefing: Burma’s Treatment of the Rohingya and International Law

This briefing paper examines Burma’s treatment of the Rohingya in the context of international law, treaty obligations, and international guidelines and norms. It examines two particular areas; the general treatment of the Rohingya before the violence which erupted in June 2012, and the response of the government of Burma during and after the violence began […]

April 8, 2013  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma’s Rohingya Treatment Violates International Law

Burma’s treatment of the ethnic Rohingya of Burma violates at least eight international laws, treaty obligations and international human rights guidelines.

The findings come in a new briefing paper published today by Burma Campaign UK: ‘Burma’s Treatment of the Rohingya and International Law’ […]

April 8, 2013  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma Regime Rejects 16 Requests at UN For Crimes Investigations

Burma’s dictatorship has rejected 16 separate proposals made at the United Nations Human Rights Council, calling on the dictatorship to respect international law and investigate breaches of international law […]

February 10, 2011  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤