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Posts Tagged ‘Human Rights’ (685 found)

(၂၉) ႏွစ္ေျမာက္ စစ္ေတြဆန္ျပႆနာေန႔ ဝမ္းနည္းေအာက္ေမ့ဖြယ္ အထိမ္းအမွတ္ သေဘာထားထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္

ယေန႕သည္ (၁၉၆၇) ခုႏွစ္ ၾသဂုတ္လ (၁၃) ရက္ေန႔က ရခိုင္ျပည္၊ စစ္ေတြျမိဳ႕၌ ရခုိင္ျပည္သူမ်ား ဆန္ျပတ္လပ္သြားသျဖင့္ အစိုးရထံမွ ဆန္ေရာင္းခ်ေပးပါရန္ ျငိမ္းခ်မ္းစြာဆႏၵျပခဲ့ၾကသည့္ ျပည္သူမ်ားအား မဆလအစိုးရက အၾကမ္းဖက္ပစ္ခတ္ႏွိမ္နင္းခဲ့ေသာ ေၾကာင့္ လူေပါင္း (၂၀၀) ေက်ာ္ ေသြးေျမက်ေသဆုံးခဲ့ရသည့္ (၂၉) ႏွစ္ေျမာက္ စစ္ေတြဆန္ျပႆနာေန႔ ျဖစ္ပါသည္ […]

August 13, 2016  •  By Arakan National Council  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

International Religious Freedom Report for 2015

The constitution guarantees every citizen “the right to freely profess and practice religion subject to public order, morality or health and to the other provisions of this Constitution.” The government adopted a package of four laws that many local and international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) said were an infringement on religious freedom and other basic rights […]

August 10, 2016  •  By US Department of State  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Women’s Inclusion in Myanmar’s Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement

Ceasefire agreements play a crucial role in ending armed conflict. They are often the primary tool to reduce or stop violence and create space for political negotiations. Due to their technical nature, ceasefire talks have been historically exclusive processes between governments and armed groups. While a growing body of research has addressed ceasefire design and implementation, there is still a dearth of knowledge about the inclusion of women in ceasefire negotiations […]

August 8, 2016  •  By Inclusive Security  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

International Law on Minorities’ Right to Self-Identify

The Rohingya are a predominantly Muslim minority concentrated in Rakhine State (also known as Arkan State) in Myanmar. According to the late Gordon Luce and Than Tun, leading historians of pre-colonial Burma, stone inscriptions dating back to 1400 AD establish the historical presence of the Rohingya people in what is today western Burma […]

August 8, 2016  •  By Destination Justice  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Positive Developments at Mai Ja Yang, Yet Obstacles Remain Ahead of 21st Century Panglong Conference

Mai-Ja-YangThe Mai Ja Yang conference concluded on 30 July, 2016 after four days of meetings between ethnic armed organizations (EAOs), political parties and civil society actors in Kachin State […]

August 7, 2016  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Hidden Strengths, Hidden Struggles: Women’s testimonies from southeast Myanmar

2016_thematic_cover_0This report presents women’s testimonies in respect of various issues during the reporting period of January 2012 to March 2016. These issues include the dangers posed to women by the presence of armed actors in communities; the effects of land confiscation and development projects on women’s livelihoods; women’s access to healthcare and education; the continued occurrence of gender-based violence; and the harms caused by landmines; forced labour; arbitrary taxation and extortion […]

August 3, 2016  •  By Karen Human Rights Group  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Strong and Unequivocal Condemnation of Malicious Threats and Extremist Activities

1. The international terrorist group ISIS has made threats targeting the Prime Minister of Malaysia and other high government officials. It is especially worrisome and of great concern, that the State Counsellor of Burma Daw Aung Suu Kyi is also named as one of the targets […]

August 3, 2016  •  By Burmese Musliim Association  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

HURFOM conducts FDI study to halt exploitation and violation in Mon State

Today the Human Rights Foundation of Monland (HURFOM) releases ‘Examining Foreign Direct Investment in Mon State, Burma’, a report focusing on the effects from the recent surge of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) coming into Mon State, Burma […]

July 30, 2016  •  By Human Rights Foundation of Monland  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Report Launch Introduction for KHRG Thematic report: “Hidden Strengths, Hidden Struggles: Women’s testimonies from southeast Myanmar”

KHRG has been preparing a new thematic report focusing on women’s issues entitled: Hidden Strengths, Hidden Struggles: Women’s testimonies from southeast Myanmar. We will be launching our report in Yangon in the first week of August 2016 [..]

July 20, 2016  •  By Karen Human Rights Group  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar: Sulphuric Acid Factory behind Health Fears Must be Relocated

The Myanmar government must immediately order the relocation of a sulphuric acid factory built dangerously close to a village, which is continuing to operate despite grave concerns over its health and environmental impact, said Amnesty International today […]

July 20, 2016  •  By Amnesty International  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤