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Posts Tagged ‘Petition’ (5 found)

4,000 Strong Petition Calls For Thein Sein To Release All Political Prisoners

Burma Campaign UK today delivered a petition with 4,000 signatures to the Burmese Embassy in London, calling on President Thein Sein to ensure the release of all political prisoners in Burma.

The Burmese Embassy refused to accept the petition, but Burma Campaign UK left it in the Embassy anyway […]

February 27, 2013  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Petition Campaign Launched to Free Imprisoned Activist

Human Rights Defenders and Promoters Network members campaigning for the release of Aye Myint © DVBHuman Rights Defenders and Promoters Network has launched a petition campaign calling for the release of the group’s leader and founder Aye Myint who is serving a life sentence after being charged with plotting a bomb attack in Rangoon four years ago.

Myint Aye was arrested in August 2008 in connection with an assault on the Union Solidarity and Development Association’s offices in Rangoon’s Shwepyithar township […]

September 26, 2012  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Take Action! Petition Calling on Companies to Respect Human Rights of Workers

Mr. Charles Hector, a well-known human rights activist and lawyer in Malaysia, has been highlighting the human rights violations against 31 migrant workers from Burma who have been working with Asahi Kosei (M) Sdn Bhd in Malaysia. He is now being sued by the company for RM10 million (US$3.3 million).

မေလးရွားႏိုင္ငံရွိ လူသိမ်ားေသာ လူ႕အခြင့္အေရး တက္ၾကြလႈပ္ရွားသူ ေရွ႕ေန မစၥတာ ခ်ားလ္စ္ဟတ္တာ (Mr. Charles Hector) သည္ မေလးရွားႏိုင္ငံရွိ Asahi Kosei (M) Sdn Bhd တြင္ အလုပ္လုပ္ကိုင္ေနၾကေသာ ျမန္မာေရႊ႕ေျပာင္းအလုပ္သမား ၃၁ ေယာက္အား အဆိုပါကုမၸဏီမွ လူ႕အခြင့္အေရး ခ်ဳိးေဖာက္ေနမႈမ်ားအေပၚ မီေမာင္းထိုး ေဖၚျပခဲ့သည္။ မစၥတာခ်ားလ္စ္ကို Asahi Kosei ကုမၸဏီမွ မေလးရွားရင္ဂစ္ ၁၀ သန္း (အေမရိကန္ေဒၚလာ ၃.၃ သန္း) ေလ်ာ္ေၾကးေပးေဆာင္ရန္ တရားစြဲဆိုထားသည္ […]

May 31, 2011  •  By In Defense of Charles Hector  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Over 100 ASEAN Legislators Petition for Tough Action on Myanmar’s Regime

The ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Myanmar Caucus (AIPMC) has today communicated a message from lawmakers in the ASEAN region to ASEAN leaders attending the 16th ASEAN Summit in Hanoi, Vietnam to urgently take tough action on Myanmar’s military regime should its negotiations and engagement to obtain a clear and tangible commitment for a free and fair elections in the country fails.

105 Members of Parliament from Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Cambodia, and Singapore endorsed a petition urging discussion and robust action on the issue of Myanmar.[…]

April 7, 2010  •  By Asean Inter-Parliamentary Myanmar Caucus  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Parliamentarians Issue Petition to ASEAN Leaders

To ASEAN Leaders attending 16th ASEAN Summit (Hanoi, Vietnam) to take action on the issue of Myanmar should further engagement fail to yield desirable concessions/ results.

On 8 March 2010, the military government of Myanmar published new laws governing the electoral process for the nation’s general elections planned for later this year. Numerous provisions in the laws guarantee that the elections will not be open and inclusive of Myanmar’s diverse population, notably excluding participation of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, and Myanmar’s leading pro-democracy icon, Aung San Suu Kyi and other political prisoners who form a substantial share of the leadership of non-military-aligned movements and political parties. […]

April 7, 2010  •  By Asean Inter-Parliamentary Myanmar Caucus  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤