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Posts Tagged ‘Impunity’ (25 found)

Revisiting Human Rights in Myanmar

On 23 May 2012, Amnesty International concluded its first official visit to Myanmar since 2003. This report illustrates Amnesty’s general impressions of the current human rights situation, and looks at five specific topics: political imprisonment, rule of law, ethnic minorities, accountability, and economic, social and cultural rights.

May 25, 2012  •  By Amnesty International  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Urgent Reforms Are the Real litmus Test of Government’s Commitment to Change

In the lead-up to the by-elections on 1 April, which are already marred by irregularities and censorship [1], rights groups have stressed that key benchmarks have not yet been met. The international community must press for urgent steps to meet these benchmarks […]

April 1, 2012  •  By International Federation for Human Rights, Forum-Asia, Altsean Burma and Forum for Democracy in Burma  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

ျမန္မာ့ႏိုင္ငံေရးသံုးသပ္ခ်က္ (၁/၂၀၁၁)

ႏိုင္ငံေရးအက်ဥ္းသားမ်ားအား ခၽြင္းခ်က္မရွိ လႊတ္ေပးေရးသည္ အလြန္အေရးၾကီးသည့္ ႏိုင္ငံေရးလုပ္ငန္းစဥ္တစ္ခုျဖစ္ျပီး လြတ္ျငိမ္းခ်က္သာခြင့္ႏွင့္လည္း ဆက္စပ္ေနသည္။

ဦးသိန္းစိန္ေခါင္းေဆာင္ေသာ ၾကံ့ဖြံ႕အစိုးရသည္ ယခင္နအဖစစ္အစိုးရကဲ့သို႕ အက်ဥ္းေထာင္မ်ားတြင္ ႏိုင္ငံေရးအက်ဥ္းသားမ်ား မရွိပါဟု အၾကိမ္ၾကိမ္ ျငင္းဆိုေနသည္ကို ေတြ႕ရသည္ […]

October 6, 2011  •  By Network for Democracy and Development  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Impunity or Reconciliation in Burma’s Transition

The Burmese government cannot change in a meaningful way until it eliminates the culture of impunity for human rights violations that has developed during the past 48 years. The international community can help this effort […]

December 1, 2010  •  By International Center for Transitional Justice  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Impunity Prolonged: Burma and its 2008 Constitution

Civil society and international organizations should meanwhile develop a coordinated approach for gathering information about human rights violations in Burma, to help prepare for eventual prosecutions and other measures dealing with the military government’s long legacy of impunity. […]

October 8, 2009  •  By International Center for Transitional Justice  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤