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Posts Tagged ‘Ireland’ (6 found)

Karen National Union Delegation Visits United Kingdom

KNU delegation in  UK, London 29 October 2013 by Karen Community Association UKKaren Community Association UK welcomes the Karen National Union (KNU) delegation visiting the UK from 28 October- 1 November 2013. The delegation consists of 7 members including 3 women. The delegation is in the UK to study the peace process in Northern Ireland […]

November 1, 2013  •  By Karen Community Association UK  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma Action Ireland welcomes Irish Government’s support for UN Commission of Inquiry into human rights abuses in Burma

Burma Action Ireland welcomes the decision of the Irish Government to support the establishment of a UN Commission of Inquiry into war crimes and crimes against humanity in Burma. Ireland joins France, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Netherlands, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Lithuania in backing the proposal for an investigation into human rights abuses in Burma […]

October 2, 2010  •  By Burma Action Ireland  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

New Report On Crimes Against Humanity Against Rohingyas Strengthens Case For UN Inquiry

The Burma Campaign UK today welcomed a new report – Crimes against Humanity in Western Burma: The Situation of the Rohingyas – published by the Irish Centre for Human Rights […]

June 23, 2010  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Ireland’s leading musicians honour Burma’s Nobel Peace Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi

Tomorrow, Saturday 19 June marks the 65th birthday of Burma’s Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, adding yet another day to the almost 15 years that she has spent under house arrest. To honour Daw Suu Kyi, some of Ireland’s leading entertainers including Christy Moore, broadcaster Eamon Dunphy and author Deirdre Purcell will perform music and readings at Dublin’s National Concert Hall on Saturday 19 June at 8pm, in a special tribute concert hosted by Marian Finucane […]

June 20, 2010  •  By Burma Action Ireland  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Crimes against Humanity in Western Burma: The Situation of the Rohingyas

The Report examines whether the apparent cases of enslavement, rape and sexual violence, deportation or forcible transfer of population, and persecution against the Rohingyas may constitute crimes against humanity. It is based on extensive open-source research and on a fact-finding mission to Burma, Thailand and Bangladesh conducted by experts in international criminal investigation. As well as interviewing organisations working in the region, investigators met with Rohingya victims in and around refugee camps in Bangladesh […]

June 16, 2010  •  By Irish Centre for Human Rights  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Crimes Against Humanity Committed Against Rohingyas in Western Burma, Irish Human Rights Centre’ Report Concludes

The Rohingya minority group in Western Burma has been victim of human rights violations amounting to crimes against humanity, according to a report released today by the Irish Centre for Human Rights. The report, entitled Crimes against Humanity in Western Burma: The Situation of the Rohingyas, was officially launched by Micheál Martin, the Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs, at Iveagh House […]

June 16, 2010  •  By Irish Centre for Human Rights  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤