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Posts Tagged ‘Human Rights’ (685 found)

Petition Letter to His Excellency British Prime Minister David Cameron

Firstly, we would like to extend our best wishes to Your Excellency and members of
government of the United Kingdom. We are members of civil society based organizations of
Burma/Myanmar, and we have the honor to submit our appeal letter to Your Excellency, with
much reverence […]

March 7, 2016  •  By All Arakan Students' & Youths' Congress, Arakan Renaissance Generation, Arakan Youths Association of University, Arakan Students' Union, Rakhine Women Network and Rakhaing Womens' Union  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Press Statement by Arakan Rohingya Union

Rohingya Union (ARU) wholeheartedly welcomes the US House Resolution Calling for Human Rights, Democratic Reforms, and timely and peaceful transition of Government in Burma […]

March 6, 2016  •  By Arakan Rohingya Union  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Gold Mining Companies Try to Buy Silence of Villagers Impacted by Toxic Waste in eastern Shan State

The Shan State Farmers’ Network (SSFN) and the Shan Human Rights Foundation (SHRF) deplore renewed attempts by gold mining companies to buy the silence of villagers impacted by toxic mining waste in eastern Shan State, instead of responding to their demands to stop mining and restore their lands […]

March 3, 2016  •  By Shan Human Rights Foundation and Shan State Farmers' Network  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

ေျမပံုမွာ လယ္သမားေတြ ဆႏၵျပ

ရခိုင္ျပည္နယ္ ေျမပံုၿမိဳ႕နယ္က ငမန္းရဲကၽြန္းတာတမံ ဆည္ဖို႔ရာမွာ စီးပြားေရး လုပ္ငန္းရွင္ေတြရဲ႕ ပုစြန္ကန္ေတြကို ခ်န္လွပ္ၿပီး ဆည္ဖို႔ေနတာေၾကာင့္ ေဒသခံ ၅၀၀ ေလာက္က ဒီေန႔ ဆႏၵျပကန္႔ကြက္ၾကပါတယ္ […]

March 2, 2016  •  By RFA  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Human Rights situation in Burma/Myanmar

BPThe year 2015 will be remembered as a momentous year for Burma/Myanmar as the National League for Democracy (NLD), led by Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, clinched an emphatic victory in the 8 November polls. However, the main challenges that impede a full and genuine democratic transition remain.

March 2, 2016  •  By Burma Partnership and Forum Asia  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

More Arrests on Trumped Up Charges as Outgoing Government’s Term Approaches End

Activists-on-NilarAs Burma prepares for the upcoming annual cross-examination by the UN Human Rights Council on 14 March, 2016, 121 civil society organizations wrote to member and observer states requesting them to maintain the country under Agenda Item 4 (“Human rights situations that require the Council’s attention”) and urged the extension of the Special Rapporteur mandate at this critical juncture in the country […]

March 2, 2016  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement No.(2/2016) Statement Regarding the Visit to the Prison, Police lock-up and District Hospital Guard ward in Hkamti township, Sagaing Region

1. A team from the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission comprising of Members U Zaw Win and Dr. Nyan Zaw accompanied by two staff members visited the prison, police lock-up and district hospital guard ward in Hkamti township of Sagaing Region on the 18 and 19 February 2016 […]

February 29, 2016  •  By Myanmar National Human Rights Commission  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar: Facilitate Right to Return and Reparations for Displaced Muslim Rohingya

(Yangon, February 26, 2016)—The government of Myanmar should immediately and unconditionally facilitate the right to return for more than 145,000 Rohingya Muslims and others confined to 67 internment camps in Rakhine State, Fortify Rights said today […]

February 26, 2016  •  By Fortify Rights  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement of CSO Forum on recent deathly attacked to un-armed Community Led Anti-Drugs Campaign while eradicating opium fields

Escalating drugs abuse problems in the eras of bygone juntas have created tragedy for the whole nation especially to the young generation and societies on the ground […]

February 26, 2016  •  By Civil Society Organizations Forum  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤