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Posts Tagged ‘Colors Rainbow’ (2 found)

Facing 377 Discrimination and Human Rights Abuses Against Transgender

Colors RainbowFollowing military coups in 1962 and 1988, multiple military regimes have ruled over Myanmar (formerly known as Burma). Widespread human rights abuses conducted by police and military against the general public and ethnic minorities are well known and documented […]

February 23, 2016  •  By Colors Rainbow  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Realities of a Worsening Human Rights Situation Must be Addressed by the Universal Periodic Review

(Geneva – 8 October 2015) Today 14 civil society organisations from the Burma-Myanmar Universal Periodic Review Forum and its partner civil society organisations from Burma/Myanmar urged the Myanmar Government to uphold its human rights obligations and implement the commitments it made during the first cycle of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) in 2011.

The delegates addressed diplomats during UPR Info’s UPR Pre-Session in Geneva and urged them to make informed recommendations during this year’s UPR to reflect the local voices that are critical in driving the country towards a genuine democracy that respects and promotes human rights […]

October 8, 2015  •  By Burma-Myanmar UPR Forum  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤