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Posts Tagged ‘Human Rights Violations’ (349 found)

Burma Army expansion, abuses along Kokang-China border creating scores of “ghost villages”

Burma Army expansion and ongoing abuses since last year in mountainous areas along the Kokang-China border is making it impossible for tens of thousands of Kokang refugees to return home, according to interviews carried out by SHRF in March 2016 […]

April 21, 2016  •  By Shan Human Rights Foundation  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

NLD Must Lift all Aid Restrictions in Arakan State

Today a ferry boat with 65 Rohingya passengers including men, women, children and babies, sank at the entrance of ThayChoung river after being hit by big wave while they were traveling from Sin Tat Maw (Sandama) IDP camp in Pauktaw Township to Sittwe Township, Arakan, to buy food […]

April 19, 2016  •  By Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

USCIRF Urges Government to End Religious Freedom Abuses

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) sends warm New Year’s greetings to the people of Burma and urges the new government to start the New Year by protecting the freedom of religion or belief […]

April 14, 2016  •  By The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma: Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2015

Burma has a quasi-parliamentary system of government in which national parliament selects the president and constitutional provisions grant one-quarter of national, regional, and state parliamentary seats to active-duty military appointees […]

April 13, 2016  •  By The United States Department of State  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar: Release Human Rights Defenders Zaw Zaw Latt, Pwint Phyu Latt, and Zaw Win Bo

(Mandalay, April 7, 2016)—Myanmar authorities should immediately and unconditionally release human rights defenders Mr. Zaw Zaw Latt, Ms. Pwint Phyu Latt, and Mr. Zaw Win Bo, and drop all remaining charges against them, Fortify Rights said today. A verdict in a case against Zaw Zaw Latt and Pwint Phyu Latt is expected April 8, 2016 in Mandalay Region […]

April 7, 2016  •  By Fortify Rights  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

NLD-led government must act to end Rohingya crisis

Members of the European Burma Network (EBN) call upon the new government of Burma to act swiftly to start to address the Rohingya crisis in Burma/Myanmar […]

April 6, 2016  •  By European Burma Network  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Shan State tension increases as new government searches for peace

The elusive road to peace remains entrenched in Shan State, as Myanmar’s first democratically elected civilian government took office last week […]

April 5, 2016  •  By Mizzima  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

PSLF Letter to International Community

The Palaung State Liberation Front (PSLF) urgently requests the international community to assist with the protection of civilians in Northern Shan State […]

March 31, 2016  •  By Palaung State Liberation Front  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤