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Posts Tagged ‘Task Force on ASEAN and Burma’ (25 found)

ASEAN Must Wake Up and Take Firm Measures towards National Reconciliation in Burma

The Task Force on ASEAN and Burma welcomes the calls from ASEAN for national reconciliation and free, fair and inclusive elections in Burma. Indeed, this is what the people have been actively working towards for decade; however, brute military oppression has kept these essential needs from being realized.[…]

April 11, 2010  •  By Task Force on ASEAN and Burma  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Civil Society Condemns AICHR for Refusing to Meet, Calls for Draft Rules of Procedure to be Made Public and Hold Wider Consultation

Today at Jakarta, the ASEAN Inter-governmental Commission for Human Rights (AICHR) rejected the request of civil society organisations from the Solidarity for Asian Peoples Advocacy Taskforce on ASEAN Human Rights (SAPA TFAHR) to meet with them. The purpose of the requested meeting was to present the civil society proposal for the AICHR Rules of Procedures (RoP) as AICHR meets to draft the RoP […]

March 29, 2010  •  By SAPA Task Force on ASEAN Human Rights  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

ASEAN Human Rights Commission Must Address Crimes Against Humanity in Burma

The Task Force on ASEAN and Burma (TFAB) calls on the newly formed ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) to make systematic human rights violations and crimes against humanity in Burma a priority.

On 15 March, UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Myanmar, Tomas Ojea Quintana, told the UN Human Rights Council that human rights violations in Burma “are the result of a State policy, originating from decisions by authorities in the executive, military and judiciary at all levels.” […]

March 25, 2010  •  By Task Force on ASEAN and Burma  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma’s Civil Society Works for Peace and Stability Despite Obstacles; Calls on ASEAN to Support People and Not Military Generals

A briefer outlining the Task Force on ASEAN and Burma’s position on key regional issues. Download the briefer.

October 1, 2009  •  By Task Force on ASEAN and Burma  •  Tags:  •  Read more ➤

Burma: A Benchmark for ASEAN Success

An article in the ASEAN Human Rights Defenders Newsletter from Forum-Asia that argues ASEAN’s success will be measured according to how it deals with Burma’s military regime and its violations of the ASEAN Charter. Download the article.

October 1, 2009  •  By Task Force on ASEAN and Burma  •  Tags:  •  Read more ➤