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Posts Tagged ‘Human Rights Violations’ (349 found)

ျမင္းၿခံအက်ဥ္းေထာင္တြင္း အစာငတ္ခံဆႏၵျပေနသည့္ ေက်ာင္းသားမ်ားအား ဥပေဒမဲ့ဖိႏွိပ္မႈမ်ားအတြက္ ေအေအပီပီမွ သတင္းထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္

အမ်ိဳးသားပညာေရးဥပေဒ မူၾကမ္းကို ဆန္႔က်င္ဆႏၵျပခဲ့သျဖင့္ ျမင္းျခံအက်ဥ္းေထာင္တြင္ အခ်ဳပ္က်ခံေနရၿပီး အမႈရင္ဆိုင္ေနရေသာ ကိုစည္သူျမတ္ႏွင့္ ကိုစိုးလိႈင္ ႏွစ္ဦးသည္ ၂၀၁၅ ခုႏွစ္ ႏို၀င္ဘာလ ၆ ရက္ေန႔တြင္ ႏုိင္ငံေရးအက်ဥ္းသားမ်ားလႊတ္ေပးရန္အတြက္ အက်ဥ္းေထာင္တြင္း အစာငတ္ခံဆႏၵျပခဲ့ၾကသည္ […]

November 12, 2015  •  By Assistance Association for Political Prisoners  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma Army troops shoot at farmers in central Shan State on election day, seriously injuring a woman and boy

On November 8, 2015, general election day in Burma, government troops shot at a group of farmers returning from harvesting their rice fields in Mong Nawng, central Shan State. A 55-year-old woman and a 15-year-old boy were seriously injured […]

November 12, 2015  •  By Shan Human Rights Foundation  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Human Rights Groups Call for Arrest and Prosecution of Myanmar’s Minister of Home Affairs for War Crimes and Human Rights Violations

Geneva and New York – Tomorrow, an alleged war criminal accused of torture, murder, enslavement, pillage, rape, and forcible population transfer, is scheduled to present Myanmar’s human rights record at the United Nations […]

November 6, 2015  •  By Global Justice Center  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar Elections Cannot be Considered Inclusive or Credible

YANGON, 6 November 2015 – The legitimacy of Myanmar’s upcoming general election, scheduled for this Sunday, 8 November, has already been profoundly undermined by government decisions in the lead-up to the poll, ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) said today […]

November 6, 2015  •  By ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Naypyidaw Must Immediately Stop its Attacks in Central Shan State and Let Communities Return Home

Shan Community Based Organisations (CBOs) strongly denounce the current military offensive by Naypyidaw in central Shan State, which has caused civilian injury and displaced over 6,000 villagers since it began one month ago on October 6 […]

November 5, 2015  •  By Shan Community Based Organizations  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

International Human Rights Organizations Call for Accountability of Myanmar’s Minister of Home Affairs

We, the undersigned organizations, call for Lt. Gen. Ko Ko, Myanmar’s Minister of Home Affairs and Minister for Immigration and Population, to be held accountable for his involvement in human rights violations, war crimes, and crimes against humanity. On November 6, 2015, the United Nations Human Rights Council will review Myanmar’s human rights record during its Universal Periodic Review (UPR) in Geneva. Regrettably, the Myanmar Government has appointed Lt. Gen. Ko Ko to head the committee responsible for its UPR process […]

November 5, 2015  •  By Global Justice Center  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma: Calls for Tolerance and Respect During elections

The disenfranchisement of a significant proportion of the population in Burma, and ongoing human rights violations including discrimination against religious and ethnic minorities, are among the issues of concern ahead of the national elections on 8 November […]

November 5, 2015  •  By Christian Solidarity Worldwide  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement by Adama Dieng, Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on the Prevention of Genocide, and Jennifer Welsh, Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on the Responsibility to Protect, on the Upcoming Elections in Myanmar

New York, 4 November 2015) The Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, Adama Dieng, and the Special Adviser on the Responsibility to Protect, Jennifer Welsh, called on the Government of Myanmar to take all possible measures to ensure that the upcoming elections of 8 November are held in a peaceful environment […]

November 4, 2015  •  By United Nations Special Advisers  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

UN General Assembly 2015: Updates since the 2014 UNGA Resolution on Burma/Myanmar

The Burmese authorities have failed to implement most of the recommendations from previous United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) resolutions, despite recent ones being adopted by consensus, in particular Resolution 69/248 adopted in 2014. The information presented in this briefer refers directly to the language proposed for the 2015 UNGA Resolution. In 2015, authorities continued to either fail to address, or collude in serious human rights violations, and took steps to undermine the possibility of ‘free and fair’ elections on 8 November […]

November 4, 2015  •  By Altsean-Burma and FIDH  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

A New Briefing by Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK: No Hope For Rohingya From Burma Election

When the people of Burma go to the polling stations on November 8th, for the first time since independence the majority of Rohingya will not be allowed to vote. In another first, as all Rohingya candidates for the national parliament were rejected by the Union Election Commission (UEC), there will be no Rohingya MPs in Parliament […]

November 4, 2015  •  By Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤