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Posts Tagged ‘Kachin State’ (265 found)

End of mission statement by the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar

I have just concluded my fourth official visit to the country as Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar. I would like to thank the Government of Myanmar for its invitation and for granting me an extended visit of twelve days […]

July 1, 2016  •  By UN Special Rapporteur Yanghee Lee  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

UN Human Rights Council: High Commissioner’s reports on human rights of Rohingya Muslims and other minorities in Burma/Myanmar and on Sri Lanka

We welcome the High Commissioner’s report on the human rights of Rohingya Muslims and other minorities in Burma/Myanmar. Most Rohingya Muslims suffer government persecution, including statelessness and severe restrictions on freedom of movement. Growing ultra-nationalism has spurred discrimination and threats against Rohingya and other Muslims that the authorities have been unwilling to address […]

June 30, 2016  •  By Human Rights Watch  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

ND-Burma Calls for an End to Torture on International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

Today, June 26, is International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. ND-Burma expresses our solidarity with and support for the hundreds of thousands of victims of torture and their families throughout the world […]

June 26, 2016  •  By Network for Human Rights Documentation-Burma  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

တကၠသိုလ္ေက်ာင္းသား ဂြမ္ဆိုင္းေအာင္အား၊ အစိုးရစစ္တပ္၏ တပ္သားတစ္ဦးမွ ကခ်င္ျပည္နယ္ ျမစ္ၾကီးနားျမိဳ႕တြင္း၌ ပစ္ခတ္သတ္ျဖတ္ျခင္းအေပၚ ေက်ာင္းသားလူငယ္ထုႏွင့္ အရပ္ဘက္လူမႈအဖြဲ႔အစည္းမ်ား၏ သေဘာထားထုတ္ျပန္ေၾကျငာခ်က္

ျမစ္ၾကီးနားျမိဳ႕၊ ကၽြန္းပင္သာရပ္ကြက္၊ အိမ္အမွတ္(၁/၁၀၇)တြင္ေနထိုင္ေသာ (ဘ)ဦးေဂ၀ါႏွင့္ (မိ)ေဒၚလေထာ္နန္အိန္ တို႔၏သား ကြန္ပ်ဴတာတကၠသိုလ္ ပထမႏွစ္ေက်ာင္းသားတစ္ဦးျဖစ္သူ ေမာင္ဂြမ္ဆိုင္းေအာင္ အသက္(၁၉)ႏွစ္အား၊ ၂၀၁၆ ခုႏွစ္ ဇြန္လ ၂၀ ရက္ေန႔ ည ၉ နာရီခြဲအခ်ိန္တြင္၊ ေျမာက္ပိုင္းတုိင္းစစ္ဌာနခ်ဳပ္(မပခ) လက္ေအာက္ခံ ေထာက္ပို႔ တပ္ (၇၂၇) မွ တပ္သားေမာင္ေမာင္ (ကိုယ္ပိုင္အမွတ္ တ/၅၁၁၅၆၈) ဗလမင္းထင္တံတားလံုျခံဳေရးအေစာင့္ တပ္သားမွ ေသနတ္ျဖင့္ ပစ္ခတ္သတ္ျဖတ္ေသာ ျဖစ္ရပ္ဆိုးျဖစ္ပြားခဲ့သည္ […]

June 23, 2016  •  By 142 Civil Society Organizations  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Ongoing Tatmadaw Offensives and Impunity for War Crimes Undermine New Panglong Peace Initiative

The Women’s League of Burma (WLB) is seriously concerned at the Tatmadaw’s recent new offensives and ongoing
impunity for war crimes, which are undermining the government’s new peace initiatives […]

June 16, 2016  •  By Women's League of Burma  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Five Years Since Fighting Renewed in Kachin State and Still No Relief in Sight

Kachin IDPs1On 9 June, 2016, 130 global solidarity groups banded together to draw attention to the fifth anniversary of renewed armed conflict in Kachin State and the end of a 17-year ceasefire between the Burma Army and the Kachin Independence Army (KIA).

June 15, 2016  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Five Years of War: A Call for Peace, Justice, and Accountability in Myanmar

Although much of the world has expressed excitement over Myanmar’s political transition, communities throughout Kachin and northern Shan states have been living with severe human rights abuses and displacement for the last five years […]

June 9, 2016  •  By 130 Solidarity Organizations Worldwide  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

KNO Calls Government of Pakistan to Stop Selling JF-17 Fighter Jets to Burmese Military

The KNO strongly urges the Government of Pakistan to stop selling JF-17 fighter jets to the Burmese military. Instead, we ask that they seek to promote the peace and security of marginalised ethnic people of Burma by supporting the call for unhindered access and the provision of urgent assistance to those in need of humanitarian support […]

June 8, 2016  •  By Kachin National Organisation  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Hope for a “Second Panglong” Shrinks as Conflict in Shan State Worsens

SSAOn 1 June, 2016, representatives from various political parties and civil society organizations in Shan State gathered in attempt to build consensus among the region’s diverse ethnic groups before the launch of the “second Panglong” conference tentatively planned for July of this year […]

June 8, 2016  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤