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Posts Tagged ‘Burmese’ (261 found)

Statement to the US Consulate, Chiang Mai

Since the resumption of conflict between the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) and the Burmese government army in June 2011, it has been the government which has been one-sidedly launching offensives for the past 19 months. This has caused over 100,000 Kachin people, including women and children, to flee their homes and seek safe shelter elsewhere […]

January 25, 2013  •  By Kachin Community in Thailand  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement of Kachin Independence Organization

It has been noted that the Myanmar Government’s Media Department issued a statement on 18th January 2013. In this statement they announced that Government troops would cease their offensive around the Laja Yang area at 6:00am, 19th January 2013 […]

January 19, 2013  •  By Kachin Independence Organization  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement No. 1/2013 on Humanitarian Assistance for the Conflict Victims of the Kachin State

A four-member team of the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission (MNHRC) visited Kachin State from 8 to 10 December, 2011 for the first time in order to observe at first hand the civil population who displaced as a result of armed skirmishes […]

January 18, 2013  •  By Myanmar National Human Rights Commission  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Movement Against Article 18

Protester Hands out Leaflet about Article 18 - Photo © MDCFOn 27 December, the Movement for Democracy Current Forces (MDCF) led a protest calling for abolishment of Article 18 of the Peaceful Assembly and Peaceful Procession Law and Article 505(b) of the Penal Code. Rather than granting freedom of expression, assembly and association, these laws are being used to intimidate, silence and arrest human rights defenders and activists in Burma […]

December 27, 2012  •  By Movement for Democracy Current Forces  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Video: Khin Ohmar’s Burma Trip Conclusion (Interview)

Khin Ohmar talks to Radio Free Asia’s Reporter at the conclusion of her first Burma visit in 24 years.

November 23, 2012  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

The Foreign Investment Law (2012)

The full text of the Foreign Investment Law in English and Burmese.

November 2, 2012  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

South-East Asia Opium Survey 2012: Lao People’s Democratic Republic and Myanmar

“The opium numbers continue to head in the wrong direction”, said Gary Lewis, UNODC Regional Representative for East Asia and the Pacific. “However, we have seen more progress on responding to the root causes of opium cultivation in the past year than we have in the past decade. The international community must now ask ‘how can we help?’, and provide resources towards a solution.”

October 31, 2012  •  By United Nations Office on Drug and Crime  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Changing Realities, Poverty and Displacement in South East Burma/Myanmar

Simultaneous and interdependent reforms promoting democratisation, economic liberalisation and conflict transformation present a plethora of opportunities and risks for the people of Myanmar. The prospect of progressing from ceasefire […]

October 31, 2012  •  By Thai Burma Border Consortium  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ ႏိုင္ငံေရးအက်ဥ္းသားမိသားစုမ်ား အက်ဳိးေဆာင္ကြန္ယက္ သတင္းထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္

၁၇.၉.၂၀၁၂ ရက္ေန႔က ႏိုင္ငံေတာ္သမၼတ၏လြတ္ျငိမ္းခ်မ္းသာခြင့္ျဖင့္ အက်ဥ္းသား စုစုေပါင္း (၅၁၄) ဦးလႊတ္ေပးခဲ့ရာ ႏိုင္ငံေရးအက်ဥ္းသား (၈၈) ဦးသာပါ၀င္ခဲ့ဟု သတင္းမ်ားအရ သိရွိရသည္။ ယခုဆိုလွ်င္ အင္းစိန္အက်ဥ္းေထာင္၊ ေတာင္ငူအက်ဥ္းေထာင္၊ သာယာ၀တီအက်ဥ္းေထာင္ […]

September 24, 2012  •  By ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံႏိုင္ငံေရးအက်ဥ္းသားမိသားစုမ်ား အက်ဳိးေဆာင္ကြန္ယက္  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

The Decree on the Right to Peaceful Assembly and Peaceful Procession

Article 19 - Analysis on Peaceful Demonstration Law CoverThe Decree on the Right to Peaceful Assembly and Peaceful Procession is one of the first laws governing civil and political rights to be adopted since the election of a quasi-civilian government in November 2010. ARTICLE 19’s analysis of the law finds the law to be inconsistent with the right to freedom of expression and the right to assembly.

In the analysis, ARTICLE 19 appreciates the Decree’s recognition of the state’s duty to protect assembly participants. However, the requirement for permission to hold an assembly, the grounds for denying permission, the lack of a court appeal and the absence of guarantees for media access to assemblies are problematic and must be urgently revised […]

September 20, 2012  •  By Article 19  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤