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Posts Tagged ‘India’ (40 found)

Southeast Asia: Put Rights at Center of Boat People Summit

(Bangkok, May 28, 2015) – Governments gathering in Bangkok on May 29, 2015, to discuss the Southeast Asia boat people crisis should reach binding agreements to save people at sea, permit them to disembark without conditions, and ensure unimpeded access for United Nations agencies to protect the rights of asylum seekers, Human Rights Watch said today […]

May 28, 2015  •  By Human Rights Watch  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

India Guides Myanmar on Path of Human Rights

India is guiding the fledgling Myanmar National Human Rights Commission (MNHRC) to structure its body of rules and handle the volley of complaints it has received since being set up. The independent body was set up in September, 2011 comprising several retired bureaucrats, secretary U Sit Myaing told HT in the southern Chinese port city of Fangchenggang […]

June 5, 2013  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

Burmese in India Launch 5 Day-Long Sit-in-Protest in New Delhi

Burmese sit-in-protest-photo-show 17-Dec-2012----Beginning of the “5-day long peaceful sit-in-protest cum photo exhibition at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi” today, over 40 Burmese activists in India condemn the Burmese government’s brutal crackdown on peaceful protesters who demanded the suspension of Letpadaung copper mine near Monywa, Sagaing Region in Burma last month […]

December 17, 2012  •  By Burmese Pro-democracy Groups in India  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Indian NHRC Asks Myanmar Counterpart to Take up Persecution Issue

The NHRC has asked its Myanmar counterpart to take up with their government the issue of migration from their country to India due to reported fear of systematic persecution at the hands of the ruling junta […]

May 25, 2012  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Indian Civil Societies Urge the Prime Minister of India to Sincerely Engage with Burma

Today, Burma Centre Delhi submitted a memorandum on behalf of Indian civil society groups to the Prime Minister of India, Dr. Manmohan Singhbefore his upcoming landmark visit to Burma. The memorandum conveys important message […]

May 8, 2012  •  By Burma Centre Delhi  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Launch of India-Burma Relations (1990-2011) Report & Interactive Session on Burma

Burma Centre Delhi (BCD) in collaboration with Journalist Forum Assam (JFA) organized “Interactive Session on Changing Policies in Burma: Opportunities and Challenges” at the Press Club, Guwahati, Assam […]

March 9, 2012  •  By Burma Centre Delhi  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma Centre Delhi Calls on India to Raise Human Rights Issues During Burma’s Parliamentary Delegation’s Visit to India

Burma Centre Delhi welcomes the Government of India’s goodwill invitation to Burma’s Parliamentary Delegation to India from 11 to 17 December 2011. The high level Parliamentary delegation […]

December 13, 2011  •  By Burma Centre Delhi  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Stop Damming the Chindwin

The Burmese military government, together with the government of India, is planning to build a giant hydroelectric dam near Tamanthi on the Chindwin River in northwest Burma’s Sagaing Division. The dam’s flood reservoir will be almost 1,400 sq km, the size of Delhi, and will permanently […]

December 8, 2011  •  By Kuki Women's Human Rights Organization  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Kuki women urge Burma and India: Stop Damming the Chindwin and Let Us Return Home

Impacted Kuki women are demanding that India and Burma immediately cancel the giant Tamanthi dam project on the Chindwin River and let over 2,400 relocated villagers return home […]

December 8, 2011  •  By Kuki Women's Human Rights Organization  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burmese Activists in India Demonstrate During President Thein Sein’s Visit to India

Today about 200 hundreds India-based Burmese activists staged a demonstration during Burmese President Thein Sein visit to India from 12 to 15 October 2011.

The demonstrators demand for release of all political prisoners and to stop civil wars by shouting slogans […]

October 13, 2011  •  By Burma Centre Delhi  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤