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Posts Tagged ‘Kachin State’ (265 found)

Myanmar: Lord of Jade

Lord of Jade in Myanmar Myanmar’s jade business may be the biggest natural resource heist in modern history. The sums of money involved are almost incomprehensibly high and the levels of accountability are at rock bottom. One of the most dominant and dangerous groups involved is a collection of companies controlled by Myanmar’s most famous drug lord, Wei Hsueh Kang […]

December 3, 2015  •  By Global Witness  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Revealed: How Southeast Asia’s Biggest Drug Lord Used Shell Companies to Become a Jade Kingpin

Southeast Asia’s most notorious narcotics trafficker has become one of the most powerful figures in the country’s corrupt, abusive jade business, a new Global Witness report reveals today […]

December 3, 2015  •  By Global Witness  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

MNHRC at the Crossroads; “Alibi” of the Government or Ally of the People?

Report-on-MNHRCLast week, a fact-finding mission comprised of the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (Forum-Asia) and Burma Partnership released a statement on the impact and effectiveness of the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission (MNHRC). The statement reflected the conclusions drawn from a mission conducted from 16-18 November, 2015. The statement noted serious concerns relating to issues of credibility, a lack of adherence to the Paris Principles, a failure to engage with repressive legislation in Burma, and an inability to effectively counter widespread human rights abuses such as land confiscation […]

November 24, 2015  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

The Humanitarian Crisis Update and Key Messages for Kachin State and Northern Shan State

The Joint Strategy Team (JST) for Humanitarian Response in Kachin and Northern Shan State would like to raise its deepest concern over the recent increases of clashes and military actions near the Central Shan State and Moenyin in Kachin State which have created new displacements over 10,000 civilian population. JST would like to request your urgent action and support for the safety and protection of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) as well as ensuring unhindered and continuing humanitarian access and assistance for the IDPs […]

November 20, 2015  •  By Joint Strategy Team  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

UNSC Burma Meeting : Action Needed on Shan and Kachin Conflict

Burma Campaign UK is calling on members of the United Nations Security Council to take up the issue of increased Burmese Army military offensives in Shan State and Kachin State when they discuss the situation in Burma this morning […]

November 18, 2015  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar: UN General Assembly Resolution still Needed in Light of Ongoing Serious Human Rights Situation

Amnesty International and the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) call on all UN member states to recognize the continued need for a resolution on the situation of human rights in Myanmar at the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), in light of the ongoing human rights violations taking place in the country […]

November 16, 2015  •  By Amnesty International and International Federation for Human Rights  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development: Burma/Myanmar Elections Preliminary Findings

(Yangon, 10 November 2015) From 2-10 November 2015, the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), together with its Thai member, the People’s Empowerment Foundation (PEF) conducted an election observation mission in Yangon, Burma/Myanmar […]

November 12, 2015  •  By Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Justice Delayed, Justice Denied: တရားမႈရွာဘုိ႔ ေႏွာင့္ေႏွးျခင္းမွာ၊ တရားမႈကိုျငင္းပယ္ျခင္းပါ။

Kachinျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံတြင္ ၂၀၁၀ ခုႏွစ္ေနာက္ပုိငး္မွစတင္၍ ျဖစ္ေပၚလွ်က္ရွိေသာ ဒီမုိကေရစီအသြင္ကူး ေျပာင္းမႈဟူသည့္ေအာက္ ၌ႏုိင္ငံေရးအာဏာ၏ အခန္းက႑အားပို၍ အေလးထားလာၾကသည္းအေဘာရွိသည္ […]

November 3, 2015  •  By Legal Aid Network  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Unhealed Wounds: ကုထုံးမဲ့လူ႔အခြင့္အေရးအနာမ်ား?

ယခု အစီစဥ္ခံစာသည္ ၂၀၁၁-၂၀၁၅ ခုႏွစ္အတြင္း ျမန္မာ့တပ္မေတာ္ ႏွင့္ တုိင္းရင္းသားလက္နက္ကိုင္အဖဲြ႔မ်ား အၾကားျဖစ္ပြားခဲ့ေသာ ပဠိပကၡမ်ားေၾကာင့္ လူ႔အခြင့္အေရးဆုံးရႈံးမႈမ်ားကို ကခ်င္ျပည္နယ္အေျခစိုက္ United Rights Group ( URG) မွ မွတ္တမ္းျပဳစုေရးသားထားျခင္းျဖစ္ပါသည္။ ဤအစီရင္ခံစာသည္ ေျမယာသိမ္းဆည္းမႈ စေသာလူ႔အခြင့္အေရးခ်ိဳးေဖာက္မႈမ်ား ပါ၀င္မႈ မရွိပါ […]

November 2, 2015  •  By United Rights Group  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤