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Posts Tagged ‘Human Rights Violations’ (349 found)

အက်ဥ္းသား ၁၀၂ ဦးလြတ္ေပးျခင္းအေပၚ သေဘာထားေၾကညာခ်က္

၂၀၁၆ ခုႏွစ္ ဇန္န၀ါရီလ ၂၂ ရက္ေန႔တြင္ အက်ဥ္းသား ၁၀၂ ဦးအား ႏိုင္ငံေတာ္ အစိုးရမွ ပုဒ္မ ၄၀၁(၁) ျဖင့္ လႊတ္ေပးခဲ့ေၾကာင္းသိရွိရသည္။ လႊတ္ေပးခဲ့သည့္ အက်ဥ္းသားမ်ားထဲတြင္ ယခုအခ်ိန္(၂း၃၀ နာရီ) အထိ ႏိုင္ငံေရးအက်ဥ္းသား ၅၂ ဦးသာ ပါ၀င္ေသးေၾကာင္းသိရွိရသည္ […]

January 22, 2016  •  By Assistance Association for Political Prisoners  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement on the Unresolved Year-Long Case of the Two Female Teachers of Kawnghka

Maran Lu Ra (age 20) and Tangbau Hkwan Nan Tsin (age 21) started working as Kachin Baptist Convention (KBC) volunteer teachers in Kawnghka Village, Muse Township, Northern Shan State, in June 2014 […]

January 19, 2016  •  By 103 Civil Society Organizations and 9 Individuals  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Justice Delayed, Justice Denied

KWATDespite the so-called democratic transition taking place since 2010, Burma remains constitutionally under the control of the Armed Forces. However, our national democratic icon, democratic forces, some ethnic armed organizations, many NGOs — especially GON¬GOs – and most of the international community are siding with or exercising a policy of appeasement with the power holders, without scrutinizing whether the source of their pow¬er emanates from the genuine will of the various ethnic nationalities and/or indigenous peoples […]

January 19, 2016  •  By Kachin Women's Association-Thailand and Legal Aid Network  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

New Report Exposes Systematic Cover-up of Myanmar Army Involvement in Kachin Rape-Murder Case

A new report exposes the systematic cover-up of the Myanmar Army’s involvement in the rape-murder of two Kachin teachers in Kawng Kha village, northern Shan State, exactly one year ago […]

January 19, 2016  •  By Kachin Women's Association-Thailand and Legal Aid Network  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar: One Year On, No Justice for Kawng Kha Rape

(Yangon, January 19, 2016) – Myanmar authorities should allow an independent investigation into the rape and killing of two Kachin women from Kawng Kha Village, Northern Shan State, Civil Rights Defenders said today […]

January 19, 2016  •  By Civil Rights Defenders  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Government Troops Attack Ta’ang Village in Lashio, Killing two Villagers, one Mentally Disabled

On January 4, 2016, Burma’s Independence Day — celebrated with military parades in Naypyidaw and Yangon — government troops attacked a Ta’ang village in Lashio township, northern Shan State, killing two villagers, including one who was mentally disabled […]

January 18, 2016  •  By Shan Human Rights Foundation  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma: Growing Political Prisoner Population

(Bangkok) ­– Burmese authorities should immediately drop all politically motivated charges against hundreds of detainees and unconditionally release them, Human Rights Watch said today. President Thein Sein should fulfill pledges he made over three years ago to free all of the country’s political prisoners […]

January 17, 2016  •  By Human Rights Watch  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

၂၀၁၆ ခုႏွစ္ ဇန္န၀ါရီလ ၁၂ ရက္မွ ၁၆ ရက္ေန႔အထိၿပဳလုပ္ က်င္းပသည့္ ၿပည္ေထာင္စုၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရး ညီလာခံ အေပၚ IKO ၏သေဘာထားထုတ္ၿပန္ခ်က္

၁. ၂၀၁၆ ခုႏွစ္ ဇန္န၀ါရီလ (ရ) ရက္ေန့၊ UNFC ဗဟုိအလုပ္အမွဳေဆာင္ေကာ္မတီအေရးေပၚတုိးခ့်ဲအစည္းအေ၀းမွ ၿပည္ ေထာင္စုၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရးညီလာခံသုိ႔တက္ေရာက္မည္မဟုတ္ေၾကာင္းဆုံးၿဖတ္ခ်က္အေပၚ IKO မွအၿပည္႔အ၀ ေထာက္ ခံ သည္ […]

January 12, 2016  •  By International Karen Organization  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Joint Statement of TWO and TSYU on Human Right Violations in Ta’ang Areas Committed by the Burmese Military Troops and Militias

1. The joint forces of Light Infantry Battalion (LIB) 324 , the Myanmar Army, and the Pansay militia fired artillery rounds towards Say Kin village, Namkham Township, Muse District and then entered the village on December 23, 2015 on 10 AM […]

January 5, 2016  •  By Ta'ang Students and Youth Organization and Ta'ang Women's Orgnization  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Killing, Disappearance, Land-mine Death During Burma Army Offensive in Central Shan State

This update documents further incidents of abuse against civilians committed by Burmese government troops during their offensive in central Shan State since early October 2015. SHRF has documented the killing of a displaced farmer on November 13, and the disappearance of another, near Mong Ark, Mong Hsu township […]

December 28, 2015  •  By Shan Human Rights Foundation  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤