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Posts Tagged ‘Human Rights Violations’ (349 found)

NLD Government Must Restore the Human Rights for Rohingya population

(London, 27th June 2016) – Burma Human Rights Network (BHRN) welcomes the new report published on 20th June 2016 by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) of the United Nations pointing out the gross human rights violations committed against the Rohingya, Kachin and Shan peoples of Myanmar […]

June 27, 2016  •  By Burma Human Rights Network  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

TRAINED TO TORTURE: Systematic war crimes by the Burma Army in Ta’ang areas of northern Shan State (March 2011 – March 2016)

Cover in EngTWO documentation of human rights violations in Ta’ang areas of northern Shan State from March 2011 to March 2016 provides evidence that the Burma Army is committing war crimes, on a widespread, systematic basis – in particular torture, shelling of civilian targets, and forcing civilians to be porters and human shields […]

June 26, 2016  •  By Ta'ang Women's Organization  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

တကၠသိုလ္ေက်ာင္းသား ဂြမ္ဆိုင္းေအာင္အား၊ အစိုးရစစ္တပ္၏ တပ္သားတစ္ဦးမွ ကခ်င္ျပည္နယ္ ျမစ္ၾကီးနားျမိဳ႕တြင္း၌ ပစ္ခတ္သတ္ျဖတ္ျခင္းအေပၚ ေက်ာင္းသားလူငယ္ထုႏွင့္ အရပ္ဘက္လူမႈအဖြဲ႔အစည္းမ်ား၏ သေဘာထားထုတ္ျပန္ေၾကျငာခ်က္

ျမစ္ၾကီးနားျမိဳ႕၊ ကၽြန္းပင္သာရပ္ကြက္၊ အိမ္အမွတ္(၁/၁၀၇)တြင္ေနထိုင္ေသာ (ဘ)ဦးေဂ၀ါႏွင့္ (မိ)ေဒၚလေထာ္နန္အိန္ တို႔၏သား ကြန္ပ်ဴတာတကၠသိုလ္ ပထမႏွစ္ေက်ာင္းသားတစ္ဦးျဖစ္သူ ေမာင္ဂြမ္ဆိုင္းေအာင္ အသက္(၁၉)ႏွစ္အား၊ ၂၀၁၆ ခုႏွစ္ ဇြန္လ ၂၀ ရက္ေန႔ ည ၉ နာရီခြဲအခ်ိန္တြင္၊ ေျမာက္ပိုင္းတုိင္းစစ္ဌာနခ်ဳပ္(မပခ) လက္ေအာက္ခံ ေထာက္ပို႔ တပ္ (၇၂၇) မွ တပ္သားေမာင္ေမာင္ (ကိုယ္ပိုင္အမွတ္ တ/၅၁၁၅၆၈) ဗလမင္းထင္တံတားလံုျခံဳေရးအေစာင့္ တပ္သားမွ ေသနတ္ျဖင့္ ပစ္ခတ္သတ္ျဖတ္ေသာ ျဖစ္ရပ္ဆိုးျဖစ္ပြားခဲ့သည္ […]

June 23, 2016  •  By 142 Civil Society Organizations  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein: Zeid urges action to address serious rights violations against Rohingya and other minorities in Myanmar

GENEVA (20 June 2016) – UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on Monday urged the new Government in Myanmar to take concrete steps to put an end to the systemic discrimination and ongoing human rights violations against minorities as he released a new report that highlights the plight of these minorities, in particular the large Rohingya Muslim community in Rakhine State.

June 20, 2016  •  By United Nations Human Rights Council  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Five Years Since Fighting Renewed in Kachin State and Still No Relief in Sight

Kachin IDPs1On 9 June, 2016, 130 global solidarity groups banded together to draw attention to the fifth anniversary of renewed armed conflict in Kachin State and the end of a 17-year ceasefire between the Burma Army and the Kachin Independence Army (KIA).

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

Five Years of War: A Call for Peace, Justice, and Accountability in Myanmar

Although much of the world has expressed excitement over Myanmar’s political transition, communities throughout Kachin and northern Shan states have been living with severe human rights abuses and displacement for the last five years […]

June 9, 2016  •  By 130 Solidarity Organizations Worldwide  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

KNO Calls Government of Pakistan to Stop Selling JF-17 Fighter Jets to Burmese Military

The KNO strongly urges the Government of Pakistan to stop selling JF-17 fighter jets to the Burmese military. Instead, we ask that they seek to promote the peace and security of marginalised ethnic people of Burma by supporting the call for unhindered access and the provision of urgent assistance to those in need of humanitarian support […]

June 8, 2016  •  By Kachin National Organisation  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Maran Gam and Zau La’s Case Must be Reviewed

Burma Campaign UK today called for the urgent reform of Burma’s Prisoners of Conscience Affairs Committee and to review the cases of Maran Gam and Zau La […]

June 1, 2016  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤