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Posts Tagged ‘Justice Trust’ (5 found)

Medical Crisis for Political Prisoners of Letpadan Case

There has been a significant deterioration in the health and well-being of 53 students and supporters who have been detained without bail for nine months at Thayawaddy prison. Their criminal trial has now dragged on for nine months. If convicted, they could face up to ten years in prison […]

January 25, 2016  •  By All Burma Federation of Student Unions, Letpadan Justice Committee and Justice Trust  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement on 3rd Anniversary of Letpadaung Crackdown

Today marks the third anniversary of the police crackdown at Letpadaung, a joint venture between Burmese and Chinese military companies to develop Southeast Asia’s largest copper mine […]

November 29, 2015  •  By Myanmar Alliance for Transparency and Accountability and Justice Trust  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar: Drop Charges Against Human Rights Lawyer Khin Khin Kyaw

(YANGON – October 14, 2015) The Government of Myanmar should immediately drop all charges against human rights lawyer Khin Khin Kyaw, Fortify Rights and Justice Trust said today. Khin Khin Kyaw faces up to six months in prison, fines, and revocation of her legal license for allegedly disrupting a courtroom after she filed a legal motion seeking to hold high-ranking police officials responsible for the violent crackdown against protesters in Letpadan in Myanmar’s Bago Region on March 10, 2015 […]

October 14, 2015  •  By Fortify Rights and Justice Trust  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Press Release: Justice Trust

— A group of Buddhist monks who were severely injured at Letpadaung copper mine on 29 November, 2012 will announce the launch of a lawsuit against Home Affairs Minister General Ko Ko for ordering an illegal police action that used phosphorus munitions.

March 14, 2015  •  By Justice Trust  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Report of Evidence Regarding Controversies at Letpadaung Hill Copper Mine Project

Executive Summary This report was prepared by Lawyers Network, an independent association of leading lawyers throughout Myanmar, and Justice Trust, an international group that supports national efforts to advance rule of law and human rights. It concerns recent controversies at a Letpadaung copper mine, a joint venture between Wanbao Mining, a subsidiary of North China […]

February 14, 2013  •  By Lawyers Network and Justice Trust  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤