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Posts Tagged ‘Commission of Inquiry’ (188 found)

100 Join Burma Massacre Anniversary Protest at German Embassy

100 people joined a protest at the Germany Embassy in London today, protesting against Germany’s opposition to a UN Commission of Inquiry into war crimes and crimes against humanity in Burma.

The protest was held on the 23rd anniversary of the 1988 pro-democracy uprising in Burma, where more than 3,000 people were massacred by the dictatorship […]

August 8, 2011  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

End Oppression Now! Support a Commission of Inquiry on Crimes Against Humanity in Burma!

More than 50 people representing the Free Burma Coalition – Philippines held a demonstration in front of the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) at Roxas Blvd in Manila calling on the Philippine government to support the international call for the creation of a UN Commission of Inquiry to investigate crimes against humanity in Burma. The demonstrators held a program to commemorate the 23rd year anniversary of the violent crackdown on Burma’s national people’s uprising outside of the DFA building while a short ceremony was happening inside to celebrate the 44th year since the founding of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) […]

August 8, 2011  •  By Initiatives for International Dialogue and Free Burma Coalition - Philippines  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Protests to Mark Burma’s 8888 Nationwide Uprising

People from Burma living in foreign countries today organise a demonstration rally to mark the anniversary of what has been also known as the ‘People Power Uprising’ against the military regime on 8 August 1988 […]

August 8, 2011  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Philippine Gov’t Asked to Support Probe on International Crimes in Burma

Solidarity activists based in Manila and Davao City under the Free Burma Coalition-Philippines (FBC-Phils) today joined the international commemoration of the 23rd anniversary of August 08, 1988 Edsa-like national uprising in Burma where 10,000 peaceful demonstrators were shot […]

August 8, 2011  •  By Free Burma Coalition - Philippines  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Joint Rally of Indonesian People To Commemorate The 23rd Anniversary of 8888 People Uprising, mass killings and detention: it is time for ASEAN to act

Twenty years ago in 8 August 1988 people uprising in Burma has toppled the military dictator, General Ne Win. Military in response has brutally suppressed the uprising leading to the killings of around 10.000 people, disappearances and another thousand detained until today. Some them has yet found dead mysteriously in the most severe prisons in the country. Another thousand has fled the country living stateless until today […]

August 8, 2011  •  By ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Myanmar CaucusSolidaritas Indonesia for ASEAN PeopleFront Perjuangan Pemuda IndonesiaKontraSAliansi Bhineka Tunggal Ika  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

The Spirit of 8888 Continues to Intensify: Joint Statement on the 23rd Anniversary of Burma’s 8888 People’s Uprising

Today marks the 23rd anniversary of the 1988 people’s uprising in Burma in which individuals from all walks of life throughout the country stood up and dared to speak out against the ruthless military regime. On this day in 1988, as many as 3,000 lives were lost when the regime responded

ယေန႔သည္ ျမန္မာတျပည္လံုးရွိ ျပည္သူမ်ားမွ လွည္းေနေလွေအာင္း ျမင္းေဇာင္းမက်န္ ရက္စက္ယုတ္ မာေသာ စစ္အုပ္စုအား ရဲရဲရင့္ရင့္ျပတ္ျပတ္သားသား ရင္ဆိုင္၍၎တို႔၏ လြတ္ေျမာက္ေရးအတြက္ ျငိမ္းခ်မ္းစြာ စတင္ဆႏၵထုတ္ေဖာ္ျပခဲ့သည့္ ၈ ေလးလံုးလူထုအေရးေတာ္ပံု ၂၃ ႏွစ္ေျမာက္ေန႔ျဖစ္ သည္။ ထိုအေရးေတာ္ပံုတြင္ စစ္အုပ္စု၏ ရက္စက္စြာ ဖိႏွိပ္ျဖိဳခြဲမႈေၾကာင့္ ဆႏၵျပသူ ၃၀၀၀ ခန္႔က်ဆံုးခဲ့ ၾကရကာ ထိုသူမ်ား၏ျပင္းျပေသာ […]

August 8, 2011  •  By Assistance Association for Political Prisoners - Burma, Forum for Democracy in Burma, Nationalities Youth Forum, and Students and Youth Congress of Burma  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma: CSW Renews Call for Inquiry into Crimes against Humanity on 23rd Anniversary of 1988 Massacre

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) today renews its call for the establishment of a UN Commission of Inquiry into war crimes and crimes against humanity in Burma, as the people of Burma mark the twenty-third anniversary of the brutal crackdown on pro-democracy protestors on 8 August […]

August 8, 2011  •  By Christian Solidarity Worldwide  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Germany’s policy towards Burma is subject to international criticism – Federal Government continues to block investigations on war crimes in Burma

The Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) accuses the Federal Government of blocking investigations on war crimes and crimes against humanity committed against members of ethnic minorities in Burma. “With its policy towards Burma, Germany has positioned itself on the sideline and is now being internationally criticized,” said the STP’s expert on questions regarding Asia, Ulrich Delius […]

August 5, 2011  •  By Society for Threatened Peoples  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Invitation: Commemoration in Bangkok of the 23rd Anniversary of the 1988 Nationwide Pro-Democracy Uprising in Burma

The Forum for Democracy in Burma, Student and Youth Congress of Burma, Nationalities Youth Forum, Assistance Association of Political Prisoners – Burma, Thai Action Committee for Democracy in Burma and Burma Partnership would like to invite you to join our commemoration of the 23rd anniversary of the nationwide pro-democracy uprising in 1988.

The event will include a panel discussion entitled “23 Years of Resistance: Ongoing Human Rights Abuses and the Urgent Need for a Commission of Inquiry.” Speakers will recall experiences of the 1988 uprising, share details about the current human rights abuses and armed conflict in […]

August 4, 2011  •  By Forum for Democracy in Burma, Student and Youth Congress of Burma, Nationalities Youth Forum, Assistance Association for Political Prisoners – Burma, Thai Action Committee for Democracy in Burma and Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

UK Must Take Lead to Secure UN Commission of Inquiry on Burma, Says TUC

The TUC is today calling on the UK Government to take the lead in securing consensus for a UN Commission of Inquiry into war crimes and crimes against humanity by the regime in Burma. The EU is currently drafting the UN General Assembly resolution on Burma which is an excellent opportunity […]

August 2, 2011  •  By Trades Union Congress  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤