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Posts Tagged ‘Displacement’ (110 found)

Oral statement by Amnesty International, the Women Peace Network-Arakan and The Arakan Project in light of the review of Myanmar’s fourth and fifth combined report to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women

Amnesty International, the Women Peace Network-Arakan and The Arakan Project welcome the opportunity to address the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women and to raise our concerns regarding the situation of Rohingya in Myanmar and in particular women and girls who experience discrimination on multiple fronts, including their gender, ethnicity, and religion […]

July 4, 2016  •  By Amnesty International  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

SUPPORTING HUMAN RIGHTS IN MYANMAR: Why the U.S. Should Maintain Existing Sanctions Authority

Fortify RightsIs now the time for the U.S. Government to drop all sanctions on Myanmar (also known as Burma)? A network of corporate lobbyists and business associations are seeking to convince the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama to lift all remaining sanctions on the country by letting the existing sanctions authority expire this month […]

May 9, 2016  •  By Fortify Rights and United to End Genocide  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

FBR Report: Burma Army Launches Attacks Across Kachin State

The Burma Army is currently launching small scale attacks across different areas of Kachin and Shan states. They have killed and wounded several villagers, including ​wounding ​a 7-year-old girl and ​killing a 60 year-old woman, and displaced thousands in an attempt to gain total control over the region […]

April 29, 2016  •  By Free Burma Rangers  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Shan State tension increases as new government searches for peace

The elusive road to peace remains entrenched in Shan State, as Myanmar’s first democratically elected civilian government took office last week […]

April 5, 2016  •  By Mizzima  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

PSLF Letter to International Community

The Palaung State Liberation Front (PSLF) urgently requests the international community to assist with the protection of civilians in Northern Shan State […]

March 31, 2016  •  By Palaung State Liberation Front  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Joint Statement on Targeting of Ta’ang Civilian Populations and Human Rights Violations by the Myanmar Tatmadaw

We strongly condemn and protest the targeting of Ta’ang civilian populations by the Myanmar Tatmadaw in its attacks, since February 2016, in the Ta’ang Region of Northern Shan State. The Myanmar Tatmadaw has sent in massive military forces, and this has resulted in gross human rights violations […]

March 22, 2016  •  By Palaung Women's Organization  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

ပထမအၾကိမ္ ျပည္ေထာင္စု ျငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရး ညီလာခံတြင္ ပံ့ပိုးကူညီသူမ်ားအား အသိေပးတုိက္တြန္းျခင္း

၁၂.၁.၂၀၁၆ မွ စတင္၍ (၅) ရက္တာ က်င္းပျပဳလုပ္မည့္ ပထမအႀကိမ္ ျပည္ေထာင္စုၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရး ညီလာခံသည္ စစ္မွန္ေသာ ၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရးႏွင့္ ျပည္သူလူထုလိုလားေသာ
ဖက္ဒရယ္ျပည္ေထာင္စုစနစ္ျဖစ္ေပၚလာေစရန္အားလံုးပါ၀င္ႏိုင္ေသာ လုပ္ငန္းစဥ္တစ္ရပ္ မဟုတ္ဟု ကြ်ႏ္ုပ္တို႔အရပ္ဘက္အဖြဲ႕အစည္းမ်ားမွ သံုးသပ္ပါသည္ […]

January 10, 2016  •  By Myanmar Alliance for Transparency and Accountability and Land In Our Hands  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Joint Statement of TWO and TSYU on Human Right Violations in Ta’ang Areas Committed by the Burmese Military Troops and Militias

1. The joint forces of Light Infantry Battalion (LIB) 324 , the Myanmar Army, and the Pansay militia fired artillery rounds towards Say Kin village, Namkham Township, Muse District and then entered the village on December 23, 2015 on 10 AM […]

January 5, 2016  •  By Ta'ang Students and Youth Organization and Ta'ang Women's Orgnization  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

The 2015 General Election in Myanmar: What Now for Ethnic Politics?

Despite huge challenges, election day in Myanmar passed almost entirely peacefully. Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy triumphed in polls that were regarded by domestic and international observers as remarkably free from irregularities […]

December 17, 2015  •  By Transnational Institute  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤