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Posts Tagged ‘Freedom of Assembly’ (61 found)

Myanmar: New Government must Break Vicious Cycle of Repression and Political Arrests

Myanmar’s new government will take office with a historic opportunity to change course on human rights but must break away from the deeply repressive legal framework that for years has fuelled arbitrary arrests and repression, Amnesty International said in a new report today […]

March 24, 2016  •  By Amnesty International  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar: New expression meets old repression: Ending the cycle of political arrests and imprisonment in Myanmar

AIThis is the summary of the Amnesty International report which highlights the pattern of politically motivated arrest and imprisonment since the start of 2014. Since it came to power in March 2011, the government in Myanmar has embarked on a major transition from five decades of authoritarian military rule towards a more open political system […]

March 24, 2016  •  By Amnesty International  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma Army Digs Its Heels In

Presidential-Nominees-1024x683Amid the attention and focus on the National League for Democracy (NLD) confirming their choices for Vice-President, and the selection of Htin Kyaw as the next President of Burma, 46 imprisoned students as well as their fellow colleagues, families and supporters outside noted a rather more sombre event – the first anniversary of the crackdown on peaceful student protesters in Letpadan, Bago Region […]

March 15, 2016  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar: Oral Statement during the Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar

Ms. Lee, we welcome your report and share your concerns regarding the breadth of major human rights challenges Myanmar faces […]

March 14, 2016  •  By Amnesty International  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Naw Ohn Hla Remains in Jail

As part of a new campaign to highlight how several political prisoners are back in jail after having previously been released, Burma Campaign UK today called for the immediate and unconditional release of Naw Ohn Hla […]

March 14, 2016  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar: End Relentless Crackdown on Student Protesters

One year after police violently dispersed largely peaceful student protests in Myanmar, the authorities continue their relentless crackdown on student activists and anyone associated with their movement […]

March 10, 2016  •  By Amnesty International  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

In Open Letter, MPs Call on Pres. Obama to Prioritize Human Rights during US-ASEAN Summit

JAKARTA, 11 February 2016 – Over 100 parliamentarians from across Southeast Asia sent a joint letter to US President Barack Obama today, urging him to make discussion of human rights and democracy a priority during the upcoming US-ASEAN Summit […]

February 11, 2016  •  By ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma: Growing Political Prisoner Population

(Bangkok) ­– Burmese authorities should immediately drop all politically motivated charges against hundreds of detainees and unconditionally release them, Human Rights Watch said today. President Thein Sein should fulfill pledges he made over three years ago to free all of the country’s political prisoners […]

January 17, 2016  •  By Human Rights Watch  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

အျပည္ျပည္ဆိုင္ရာ လူ႔အခြင့္အေရးေန႔ ထုတ္ျပန္ေၾကညာခ်က္

အျပည္ျပည္ဆိုင္ရာ လူ႔အခြင့္အေရးေၾကညာစာတမ္းကို ကမၻာ့ကုလသမဂၢက အတည္ျပဳျပဌာန္း ခဲ့ေသာေန႔သည္ ယေန႔ ၂၀၁၅ ခုႏွစ္ ဒီဇင္ဘာလ (၁၀) ရက္ေန႔တြင္ ႏွစ္ေပါင္း (၆၇) ႏွစ္ ျပည့္ေျမာက္ခဲ့ၿပီ ျဖစ္သည္။ ပထမဆံုးေသာ အျပည္ျပည္ဆိုင္ရာလူ႔အခြင့္အေရးေၾကညာစာတမ္း၏ အေျခခံမူ၀ါဒမ်ားက လူသားမ်ားသည္ ေမြးရာပါျဖစ္သည့္ လူ႔ဂုဏ္သိကၡာအတိုင္းလိုအပ္သည့္ လူ႔အခြင့္အေရးမ်ားကို ခဲြျခားျခင္း မရွိဘဲ လူတိုင္း ခံစားခြင့္ရွိေၾကာင္း တိတိက်က်ေဖာ္ျပထားသည္ […]

December 9, 2015  •  By Human Rights Educators Network  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

End of Mission Statement on the Impact and Effectiveness of the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission (MNHRC)

A joint fact-finding mission conducted from 16-18 November 2015 by the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), as secretariat of the Asian NGO Network on NHRIs (ANNI), and Burma Partnership to inquire into the impact and effectiveness of the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission (MNHRC) was completed today […]

November 18, 2015  •  By Burma Partnership and Forum-Asia  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤