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Posts Tagged ‘Rakhine State’ (49 found)

Myanmar: End International Crimes, Hold Perpetrators Accountable

(GENEVA)—The government of Myanmar should commit to concrete actions to end and remedy ongoing abuses during its upcoming Universal Periodic Review (UPR) at the United Nations Human Rights Council, Fortify Rights said today. Fortify Rights today published its formal submission to the United Nations on Myanmar’s human rights record, documenting four years of abuses. The […]

September 29, 2015  •  By Fortify Rights  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Freedom of Expression, Religion and Belief: As Freedom of Expression Shrinks, Discrimination is on the Rise

In the lead-up to the 2015 elections in Burma, religious minorities, especially the Muslim population, have been consistently subjected to state sponsored discrimination and violent abuse, while simultaneously denied representation in the political sphere or in civil society […]

September 28, 2015  •  By Burma Partnership and Smile Education & Development Foundation  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Carter Center Issues Statement on Candidate Scrutiny Process and Campaign Environment in Myanmar

ATLANTA — The Carter Center election observation mission has deployed field teams to observe the electoral campaign, which officially started on Sept. 8. The first week of campaigning, as observed by the Center in three states, was peaceful, and parties report being able to conduct their campaign activities without significant difficulty. The Center remains concerned that strict enforcement of campaign regulations, and recently announced limitations on political speech, could have a negative impact on pre-election political space […]

September 25, 2015  •  By The Carter Center  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

End of Mission Statement by APHR Delegation to Myanmar

ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) recently concluded our second fact finding mission to Myanmar of 2015. The delegation, which included parliamentarians from Cambodia, Indonesia, and Malaysia, visited Yangon, Kachin State, and Rakhine State, and met with a variety of stakeholders in order to learn about key political and human rights issues facing the country […]

September 14, 2015  •  By ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Rohingya Flood Victims Abandoned by Burmese Government

Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK is receiving reports from Rakhine State indicating that the Burmese government has abandoned most Rohingya victims of the floods and is focusing instead on assisting only ethnic Rakhine […]

August 7, 2015  •  By Burmese Rohingya Organization UK  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

End of Mission Statement Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar

I conclude my third official visit to the country as Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar as the country is coming to grips with the scale of destruction and loss of human life caused by the floods. I conveyed my deepest sympathies and profound sadness to all those I met during the mission and wish to renew those sentiments publicly now and particularly to the families of the victims and all those who have been affected by this disaster […]

August 7, 2015  •  By Yanghee Lee  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Declaration of the 2nd European Rohingya Conference

The second European Rohingya Conference was held between 1-2 August 2015 in Esbjerg, Denmark. It was participated by Rohingya leaders, representatives from Rohingya organisations and communities from all over Europe. The conference discussed issues relating to Rohingya people, their refugees and current deteriorating situation.

August 3, 2015  •  By Arakan Rohingya National Organization  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

ရခုိင္ျပည္၏ လက္ရွိသဘာ၀ေဘးအႏၱရာယ္က်ေရာက္ေနမႈအေျခအေနအေပၚ ရခုိင္ျပည္လုံးဆုိင္ရာေက်ာင္းသားႏွင့္လူငယ္မ်ားအစည္းအ႐ုံး (AASYC) မွ ထုုတ္ျပန္ေၾကညာခ်က္

၂၀၁၅ ခုႏွစ္၊ ဇြန္လတြင္ မုတ္သုုံမုိးမ်ား စဥ္ဆက္မျပတ္ ရြာသြန္းခဲ့ၿပီး ရခုိင္ျပည္၏ေတာင္ပုိင္း ၿမဳိ႕နယ္မ်ားျဖစ္ေသာ ေတာင္ကုတ္၊ သံတြဲ၊ ေက်ာက္ျဖဴ၊ အမ္း ၿမဳိ႕နယ္မ်ားတြင္ ေရးလႊမ္းမုိးမႈမ်ား ႀကီးမားစြာ ျဖစ္ပြားခဲ့ရာ ေသဆုံး (၅) ဦး ႏွင့္ ေရေဘးဒုကၡသည္မ်ား စုစုေပါင္းအေရအတြက္(၁၃,၀၀၀) ဦး ရွိခဲ့ရာ ယေန႔ထိတုိင္ ပ်က္စီးဆုံးရႈံးမႈမ်ားအတြက္ ျပန္လည္ျပဳျပင္ ထူေထာင္ေရးလုပ္ငန္းမ်ား လုပ္ေဆာင္ေနရဆဲ ျဖစ္ပါသည္ […]

July 31, 2015  •  By All Arakan Students' and Youths' Congress  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar Political Party Calls For Emergency Fund For Flood Victims in Rakhine State

Severe floods caused by torrential monsoon rains in western Myanmar have killed 10 people, prompting the dominant political party in the hard-hit region to call on Friday for the establishment of an emergency fund for victims […]

July 31, 2015  •  By Radio Free Asia  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Foreign Office Minister Hugo Swire Visits Burma’s Rakhine State

Mr Swire spent Sunday and Monday in Rakhine State, where he met residents of Muslim and Buddhist IDP camps, community leaders and the state government, to assess the current political and humanitarian situation. On Tuesday he met senior government ministers in Naypyidaw […]

July 28, 2015  •  By Foreign & Commonwealth Office and The Rt Hon Hugo Swire MP  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤