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Posts Tagged ‘Humanitarian Assistance’ (73 found)

Statement No. 1/2013 on Humanitarian Assistance for the Conflict Victims of the Kachin State

A four-member team of the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission (MNHRC) visited Kachin State from 8 to 10 December, 2011 for the first time in order to observe at first hand the civil population who displaced as a result of armed skirmishes […]

January 18, 2013  •  By Myanmar National Human Rights Commission  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Cyclone Giri: Two Years On

Giri Report CoverThis report, published on the second anniversary of the cyclone, documents and highlights the situation in Arakan State before, during and after Cyclone Giri […]

December 20, 2012  •  By Arakan Human Rights and Development Organisation  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Press Release on “Cyclone Giri: Two Years On”

The Arakan Human Rights and Development Organisation (AHRDO) have released a report entitled “Cyclone Giri: Two Years On- Voices from the Arakan State of Western Burma (Myanmar)”. The first report of AHRDO, published on the second anniversary of the cyclone, documents and highlights the situation in Arakan State before, during and after the cyclone […]

December 20, 2012  •  By Arakan Human Rights and Development Organisation  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

US Campaign for Burma’s Statement on the Situation in Rakhine (Arakan) State, Burma

United States Campaign for Burma today expresses its concern over the ongoing violence in Rakhine (Arakan) State in the western part of Burma, also known as Myanmar, between the Rakhine Buddhist community and the Muslim community, known as the Rohingya. Violence has erupted between the two communities since May of this year and continued to this day with the great loss of hundreds of lives, thousands of houses and properties, and more than one hundred thousand peoples displaced […]

November 1, 2012  •  By US Campaign for Burma  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

International Observers Needed In Rakhine State, Burma

Burma Campaign UK today called on the British government to work for UN mandated international observers to be stationed in Rakhine (Arakan) State, Burma, following almost five months of violence, arrests, and restrictions on humanitarian assistance to Burma’s ethnic Rohingya minority […]

November 1, 2012  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

CSW Calls for International Action to End Violence in Arakan State, Burma

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) is calling on the international community to invoke the ‘Responsibility to Protect’ principle, in light of the Burmese Government’s failure to end the conflict in Arakan State, western Burma, between Rakhine Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims.

Under the principle of ‘Responsibility to Protect’, which is aimed at halting Mass Atrocity Crimes such as ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity, the international community has a responsibility to help states fulfil their responsibility to protect their citizens […]

November 1, 2012  •  By Christian Solidarity Worldwide  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Renewed Arakan State Violence Underscores Government’s Failure to Protect Minorities and to Prevent Ethnic Cleansing

Renewed communal violence in Arakan State has exposed the Burmese government’s failure to stop ethnic cleansing, protect minority groups, especially Muslim Rohingya, and implement reforms to address the root causes of human rights violations targeting these groups, said the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and its member organisation, the Alternative ASEAN Network on Burma (Altsean-Burma) […]

October 30, 2012  •  By International Federation for Human Rights and Altsean-Burma  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

International Donors Spurn 60,000 Displaced in Kachin Control Area on China Border

From persecution to deprivation, a brief report launched today by KWAT, documents that nearly 60,000 people sheltering in Kachin-controlled areas have received only 4% of their basic food needs from international aid groups, including the UN. About 100,000 have been displaced in total since the Burmese government broke its 17-year ceasefire with the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) in June 2011 […]

October 2, 2012  •  By Kachin Women's Association – Thailand  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

From Persecution to Deprivation: International Donors Neglect 60,000 Displaced Kachin on China-Burma Border

About 60,000 Kachin villagers fleeing Burma Army attacks and persecution, who are sheltering in Kachin-controlled territory along the China-Burma border, have received almost no international aid since conflict broke out in June 2011.

Data compiled from local relief groups shows that international aid agencies, including the UN, have provided only 4% of basic food needs of this displaced population, who have been kept alive almost entirely by private donations from local and overseas compatriots […]

October 2, 2012  •  By Kachin Women's Association – Thailand  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Karen in Europe Call for Increased Refugee Aid and Political Solution in Burma

The third general meeting of European Karen Network (EKN) was successfully held in Sweden from 13 – 14 July 2012. More than 100 people from various Karen communities across Europe, including women and youths participated in the meeting.

Various issues were discussed […]

July 20, 2012  •  By European Karen Network  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤