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Posts Tagged ‘Human Rights Watch’ (162 found)

“We Are Like Forgotten People”: The Chin People of Burma: Unsafe in Burma, Unprotected in India

In this 93-page report, Human Rights Watch documents a wide range of human rights abuses carried out by the Burmese army and government officials. The abuses include forced labor, arbitrary arrests and detention, torture, religious repression and other restrictions on fundamental freedoms. In Mizoram state, India, Chin people remain at risk of discrimination and abuse […]

January 27, 2009  •  By Human Rights Watch  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

Vote to Nowhere: The May 2008 Constitutional Referendum in Burma

A report that shows how the 2008 constitutional referendum was carried out in an environment of severe restrictions on access to information, repressive media restrictions, an almost total ban on freedom of expression, assembly, and association, and the continuing widespread detention of political activists. It highlights government arrests, harassment and attacks on activists opposed to […]

April 30, 2008  •  By Human Rights Watch  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤