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Posts Tagged ‘Human Rights’ (685 found)

Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development: Burma/Myanmar Elections Preliminary Findings

(Yangon, 10 November 2015) From 2-10 November 2015, the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), together with its Thai member, the People’s Empowerment Foundation (PEF) conducted an election observation mission in Yangon, Burma/Myanmar […]

November 12, 2015  •  By Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

ျမင္းၿခံအက်ဥ္းေထာင္တြင္း အစာငတ္ခံဆႏၵျပေနသည့္ ေက်ာင္းသားမ်ားအား ဥပေဒမဲ့ဖိႏွိပ္မႈမ်ားအတြက္ ေအေအပီပီမွ သတင္းထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္

အမ်ိဳးသားပညာေရးဥပေဒ မူၾကမ္းကို ဆန္႔က်င္ဆႏၵျပခဲ့သျဖင့္ ျမင္းျခံအက်ဥ္းေထာင္တြင္ အခ်ဳပ္က်ခံေနရၿပီး အမႈရင္ဆိုင္ေနရေသာ ကိုစည္သူျမတ္ႏွင့္ ကိုစိုးလိႈင္ ႏွစ္ဦးသည္ ၂၀၁၅ ခုႏွစ္ ႏို၀င္ဘာလ ၆ ရက္ေန႔တြင္ ႏုိင္ငံေရးအက်ဥ္းသားမ်ားလႊတ္ေပးရန္အတြက္ အက်ဥ္းေထာင္တြင္း အစာငတ္ခံဆႏၵျပခဲ့ၾကသည္ […]

November 12, 2015  •  By Assistance Association for Political Prisoners  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

APHR Statement on Myanmar Election

As parliamentarians from across Southeast Asia, we congratulate the people of Myanmar on their participation in a peaceful and historic vote, and we look forward to welcoming our newly elected colleagues from Myanmar as partners in the realization of a truly people-centered ASEAN Community […]

November 12, 2015  •  By ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma Army troops shoot at farmers in central Shan State on election day, seriously injuring a woman and boy

On November 8, 2015, general election day in Burma, government troops shot at a group of farmers returning from harvesting their rice fields in Mong Nawng, central Shan State. A 55-year-old woman and a 15-year-old boy were seriously injured […]

November 12, 2015  •  By Shan Human Rights Foundation  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

UNFC Statement on 2015 General Election Result

1. We would like to mention that we have to put on record and express our special thanks to the government led by President U Thein Sein for holding a free and reasonably transparent general election on November 8, 2015, and the people of all the nationalities, who have eagerly cast their ballots. We, the UNFC, recognize, take pride and are delighted for the National League for Democracy (NLD), which has achieved substantive victory and all the ethnic political parties and the representatives […]

November 12, 2015  •  By United Nationalities Federal Council  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

A well-run, Competitive Election with Legal Reforms and Procedural Improvements Remaining

YANGON 10 November 2015 – “The 2015 general elections are a historic juncture in the democratic transition of Myanmar. The poll was well organised and voters had a real choice between different candidates. In the future, constitutional, legal and procedural improvements will be required for truly genuine elections”, summarised Alexander Graf Lambsdorff, Chief Observer of the European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) the Preliminary Statement of the mission
today in a press conference in Yangon […]

November 10, 2015  •  By European Union Election Observation Mission  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

David Cameron has Made a Statement Following the First Free Elections in Burma, Calling them an Important Step Towards Democracy

“These landmark elections are an important step towards democracy in Burma and a triumph for Burmese people, who have clearly voiced their desire for change […]

November 10, 2015  •  By UK Prime Minister David Cameron  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the Burmese National Elections

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today issued the following statement to congratulate the people of Burma on the country’s national elections […]

November 10, 2015  •  By Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤