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Posts Tagged ‘Human Rights’ (685 found)

AAPP and FPPS launch report entitled “After Release I Had to Restart My Life from the Beginning”

The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (“AAPP”) and the Former Political Prisoners Society (“FPPS”) has today – 25 May 2016 – published a report entitled, ‘“After release I had to restart my life from the beginning[…]”

May 25, 2016  •  By Assistance Association for Political Prisoners and Former Political Prisoners Society  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Koh Tao Murder Case Legal Defense Team and Accused’s Mothers Today Submit 200 Page Death Sentence Conviction Appeal to Koh Samui Court

Today at 9am a team of pro-bono lawyers working under the Lawyers Council of Thailand (LCT) to defend two Myanmar migrant workers sentenced to death following conviction on 24th December 2015 for the rape and murder of a female British tourist and the murder of a British male tourist on Koh Tao Island, Thailand in September 2014 submitted a 198 page appeal against this conviction and sentencing to Koh Samui Court […]

May 23, 2016  •  By Migrant Workers Rights Network  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Free Poet Maung Saungkha

Burma Campaign UK today called for the immediate and unconditional release of Maung Saungkha and urged the Burmese government to reform the Prisoners of Conscience Affairs Committee and to ensure the release of Maung Saungkha and all remaining political prisoners in Burma […]

May 12, 2016  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံအမ်ိဳးသားလူ႔အခြင့္အေရးေကာ္မရွင္ ျပဳျပင္ေျပာင္းလဲေရးအတြက္ ႏုိင္ငံေတာ္ သမၼတ ဦးထင္ေက်ာ္ထံ အိတ္ဖြင့္ေပးစာ

ေအာက္ေဖာ္ျပပါ လက္မွတ္ေရးထုိးထားသည့္ အရပ္ဘက္လူထု အဖဲြ႔အစည္းမ်ားအေနျဖင့္ ႏိုင္ငံေတာ္သမၼတႏွင့္ ႏိုင္ငံေတာ္၏အတိုင္ပင္ခံပုဂၢိဳလ္ ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္တုိ႔ဦးေဆာင္ေသာ အစုိးရသစ္မွ ႏုိင္ငံေရးအက်ဥ္းသားမ်ားႏွင့္ တက္ႂကြလႈပ္ရွားသူမ်ား၊ ႏိုင္ငံေရးႏွင့္ဆက္ႏြယ္ၿပီး တရားရင္ဆိုင္ေနရေသာ ေက်ာင္းသား ေက်ာင္းသူအမ်ားစုကို ဧၿပီလ အတြင္း လႊတ္ေပးခဲ့သည္ကုိ လႈိက္လွဲဝမ္းေျမာက္စြာ ေက်းဇူးတင္ႀကိဳဆုိေၾကာင္း ဦးစြာေျပာၾကားလုိပါသည္ […]

May 3, 2016  •  By 111 Myanmar/Burma Civil Society Organizations  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Revived Cement Factory Draws Protestors in Hpa-an

RANGOON — Hundreds of locals in the Karen State capital Hpa-an gathered on Tuesday to voice objections to a recently revived proposal there to develop a limestone quarry and cement factory, which was put on hold two years ago pending public consultation […]

April 1, 2016  •  By The Irrawaddy  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Reforms Gathering Momentum but Road Ahead Paved with Same Challenges

The Irrawaddy2Ahead of the formal transfer of power on 1 April, 2016, buzz around the country centered on the recent nominations for Cabinet ministerial positions and how the new National League for Democracy (NLD)-led Government will take shape […]

March 30, 2016  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Save The Namtu River

SHRF coversIn January 2016, Burma’s state media reported that Naypyidaw was proceeding with four new hydropower dams on the Namtu (Myitnge or Dokhtawaddy) River, three of which are in conflict areas of Shan State […]

March 30, 2016  •  By Shan Human Rights Foundation, Shan Sapawa Environmental and Shan State Farmers' Network  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

One in Five Children in Myanmar Go to Work Instead of Going to School, New Census Report Reveals

UNFPA, Yangon — A new census report on employment in Myanmar shows that one in five children aged 10-17 go to work instead of going to school. This is 1.6 million children, or 21 per cent of children aged 10-17. The report also highlights a profound gender gap in the country’s labour market […]

March 29, 2016  •  By The United Nations Population Fund  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Opium Production Spreads to Chin State

Free Burma Rangers (FBR) recently finished a mission to document opium production in Chin State, Burma. Chin State is not widely known in Burma for its production of opium […]

March 29, 2016  •  By Free Burma Rangers  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤