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Posts Tagged ‘Freedom of Assembly’ (61 found)

Half Empty: Burma’s Political Parties and their Human Rights Commitments

Half empty report by FIDH On 8 November 2015, Burma’s electorate will vote for the representatives who will sit in Parliament from 201b to 2021. The polls are anticipated to usher in a Parliament that will be markedly different from the body that was installed as a result of the November 2010 election and the April 2012 by–elections […]

November 3, 2015  •  By International Federation for Human Rights  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

New Election Briefing Paper – Constitution Ensures Continued Military Control

Burma Campaign UK today publishes a new briefing paper – Burma’s 2015 Elections and the 2008 Constitution, containing detailed analysis of what is likely to happen after election day, the process of the elections, and key election statistics […]

October 30, 2015  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Human Rights Must be at the Heart of Historic Election Period in Myanmar – UN expert

NEW YORK/GENEVA (29 October 2015) – UN Special Rapporteur on human rights in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, called on all those in positions of authority in Myanmar to ensure that respect for the human rights of all must be at the core of the historic elections due to take place in 10 days’ time […]

October 29, 2015  •  By United Nations Human Rights  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Comparing States’ treatment of businesses and associations worldwide

Sectoral-equity-poster-small_500In this report, Maina Kiai’s third to the United Nations General Assembly, the Special Rapporteur compares the enabling environments that States, multilateral organizations and other actors create for businesses and associations, and highlights instances where they are treated inequitably.

October 28, 2015  •  By United Nations Special Rapporteur  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

UN Expert Kiai to Present Report Comparing Treatment of Business and Civil Society to General Assembly

NEW YORK – United Nations Special Rapporteur Maina Kiai will appear before the UN General Assembly on Oct. 27 to present his latest report, which compares States’ treatment of businesses and civil society, with an eye towards elevating conditions for the latter […]

October 26, 2015  •  By United Nations Special Rapporteur  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

‘Going back to the old ways’: A new generation of prisoners of conscience in Myanmar

Prisoners in BurmaA new Amnesty International briefing – ‘Back to the old ways’ – exposes how repression has drastically picked up pace over the past two years, in stark contrast to official claims that not a single person is imprisoned for peacefully exercising their rights […]

October 8, 2015  •  By Amnesty International  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar: Almost 100 Prisoners of Conscience Behind Bars Ahead of Elections Following Intensifying Repression

Myanmar’s authorities have been locking up and harassing scores of peaceful activists as part of an intensifying and far-reaching crackdown ahead of November’s elections, Amnesty International said as it launched a new campaign to free prisoners of conscience today […]

October 8, 2015  •  By Amnesty International  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement No.(11/2015) Statement regarding the Application of bail for the (4 )Student Demonstrators of Yadanarpon University, Mandalay Region to Appear for the Examination Statement

According to the information appearing in the media it was learnt that 3rd year Biochemistry student Ko Naing Ye Wai, 3rd Year Microbiology, Ko Jit Too, 4th Year Physics, Ko Aung San Oo and 4th year Maths, Ko Nyan Linn Htet are students currently studying at the Yadanarpon University […]

September 11, 2015  •  By Myanmar National Human Rights Commission  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement No. (12/2015)ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံအမ်ိဳးသားလူ႔အခြင့္အေရးေကာ္မရွင္ ၁၀-၃-၂၀၁၅ တြင္ လက္ပံတန္းျမိဳ႔၍ အမ်ိဳးသား ပညာေရးဥပေဒ ျပင္ဆင္ေပးေရးအတြက္ ဆႏၵျပေသာ သပိတ္စစ္ေၾကာင္းအား ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံရဲတပ္ဖဲြ႔မွ ဖမ္းဆီးထိန္းသိမ္းခဲ့မႈႏွင့္ ပတ္သက္၍ သတင္းထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္

၁။ ၁၀-၃-၂၀၁၅ ေန႔တြင္ ပဲခူးတုိင္းေဒသၾကီး၊ လက္ပံတန္းျမိဳ႔၌ အမ်ိဳးသားပညာေရးဥပေဒျပင္ဆင္ေရးအတြက္ ဆႏၵျပခဲ့ေသာ သပိတ္စစ္ေၾကာင္းအား ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံရဲတပ္ဖြဲ႔မွ ဖမ္းဆီးထိန္းသိမ္းခဲ့ရာတြင္ တာ၀န္အရလုပ္ေဆာင္ျခင္းထက္ ပိုလြန္၍ေဆာင္ရြက္ေၾကာင္း၊ အသက္အႏၱရာယ္ထိခုိက္ေစႏိုင္သည့္ ေနရာမ်ားကို ရုိက္ႏွက္ေၾကာင္း၊ အဓိကရုဏ္း ႏွိမ္းႏွင္းေရး အဆင့္မ်ားအတိုင္း ေဆာင္ရြက္မႈမရွိေၾကာင္း၊ အခ်ိဳ႔ရဲတပ္ဖဲြ႔၀င္မ်ားက အမိန္႔မနာခံဘဲ လုပ္ေဆာင္ေၾကာင္း၊ ျငိမ္းခ်မ္းစြာ စုေ၀းျခင္းႏွင့္ စီတန္းလွည့္လည္ျခင္းဆုိင္ရာဥပေဒျဖင့္ တရားစြဲဆုိရမည့္အစား ရာဇသတ္ၾကီးဥပေဒ ပုဒ္မမ်ားျဖင့္ တရားစဲြဆုိေၾကာင္း သသည့္တုိင္တန္းခ်က္မ်ားကုိ မွတ္တမ္းတင္စာအုပ္စာတမ္းမ်ား၊ ဗြီဒီယိုတိပ္ေခြ မ်ားႏွင့္အတူ ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံအမ်ိဳးသား လူ႔အခြင့္အေရးေကာ္မရွင္က ရရွိခဲ့ပါသျဖင့္ ေကာ္မရွင္အဖြဲ႔၀င္ ၃ ဦး ပါ၀င္ေသာ စုံစမ္းစစ္ေဆးေရးအဖဲြ႔ကုိ ဖဲြ႔စည္း၍ စုံစမ္းစစ္ေဆးခဲ့ပါသည္ […]

September 11, 2015  •  By Myanmar National Human Rights Commission  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

AAPP and FPPS call for the Release of the Graffiti Students

The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP) and the Former Political Prisoners Society (FPPS) express great concern over the treatment of student activists Naing Ye Wai, Aung San Oo, Jit Tu and Nyan Lin Htet who are currently being held in solitary confinement in punishment cells in Obo prison as a result of the recent hunger strike they launched in response to the denial of their request for bail to attend their exams […]

August 26, 2015  •  By Assistance Association for Political Prisoners and Former Political Prisoners Society  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤