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Posts Tagged ‘Freedom of Religion’ (51 found)

Burma Briefing: An International Task Force is Needed to Help Tackle Growing Religious Violence in Burma

The consequences of failing to address the growing religious tensions in Burma are so serious that they justify the urgent creation of a task force which helps Burma’s political and religious leaders, both in government and in opposition, learn from the past experience of the international […]

March 25, 2013  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

CSW, CHRO In Major Push for Ethnic Rights in Burma

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) and the Chin Human Rights Organization (CHRO) today called on the international community to push ethnic and religious minority rights higher up the reforms agenda for Burma, while wrapping up a week of advocacy in both Brussels and Washington DC […]

March 22, 2013  •  By Christian Solidarity Worldwide and Chin Human Rights Organization  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

CSW and CHRO Welcome MEP’s Letter to EU Foreign Policy Chief on Human Rights Violations in Burma

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) and the Chin Human Rights Organization (CHRO) today warmly welcomed a letter sent by Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) to the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Baroness Catherine Ashton, highlighting ongoing human rights violations in Burma […]

February 1, 2013  •  By Christian Solidarity Worldwide and Chin Human Rights Organization  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

CSW Calls for Increased Protection of Freedom of Religion or Belief on Human Rights Day

On Human Rights Day, Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) welcomes the increased global attention on the right to freedom of religion or belief in the past year, and encourages the international community to translate this into action to protect and promote this universal human right […]

December 10, 2012  •  By Christian Solidarity Worldwide  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

CSW Urges UK Minister to Prioritise Human Rights During Trade Mission to Burma

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) today urged the British Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Hugo Swire MP, to highlight the continuing grave human rights abuses in Burma, including violations of freedom of religion or belief, as he leads a trade delegation to the country next week […]

December 7, 2012  •  By Christian Solidarity Worldwide  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

‘Threats to Our Existence’: Persecution of Ethnic Chin Christians in Burma

This new report “‘Threats to Our Existence’: Persecution of Ethnic Chin Christians in Burma” by the Chin Human Rights Organization (CHRO) exposes a decades-long pattern of religious freedom violations that persist today under the new government, and documents other serious human rights abuses such as forced labour, torture, and other cruel and inhuman treatment, forcing thousands of Chin to flee their homeland […]

September 5, 2012  •  By Chin Human Rights Organization  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Ethnic Chin Christians from Burma Denied Religious Freedom, Coerced to Convert to Buddhism

Christian Chin from western Burma are denied religious freedom and face coercion to convert to Buddhism as a result of state policy, according to a new report by the Chin Human Rights Organization (CHRO) […]

September 5, 2012  •  By Chin Human Rights Organization  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

CSW Condemns Religiously-Motivated Violence in Burma and Calls for Religious Freedom, Tolerance and Harmony

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) today condemned rising religious intolerance in Burma, and the killing of ten Muslims in Arakan State on 3 June, and called on the government, democracy movement and all the people of Burma to work to improve inter-faith relations, protect religious freedom and promote religious harmony […]

June 7, 2012  •  By Christian Solidarity Worldwide  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Annual Report 2012: Myanmar

The government enacted limited political and economic reforms, but human rights violations and violations of international humanitarian law in ethnic minority areas increased during the year. Some of these amounted to crimes against humanity or war crimes […]

May 24, 2012  •  By Amnesty International  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma Army Ransacks Church in Bhamo District

On 13 March the Burma Army ransacked Sin Lum Pang Mu Baptist Church in Pang Mu village, located in Bhamo district. According to Reverend Jangmaw Gam Maw, pastor of Pang Mu Church, soldiers from the 33rd battalion of the Burma Army’s 88th Infantry Division […]

March 26, 2012  •  By Christian Solidarity Worldwide  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤