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Posts Tagged ‘UN Security Council’ (16 found)

New Attacks on Karen Require International Response

The Karen National Union (KNU) calls upon the international community to demand an immediate end to a new major military offensive against innocent Karen civilians.

Even though Senior General Than Shwe continues making promises to hold free and fair elections, his soldiers are attacking Karen villages, looting and burning them to the ground, arresting and killing innocent Karen civilians, raping women and children and use them as slave labour. […]

February 16, 2010  •  By Karen National Union  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

The Women’s League of Burma Calls for an ICC Referral

The Women’s League of Burma (WLB) calls on the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to refer the situation in Burma to the International Criminal Court (ICC) in order to allow the prosecution of Senior General Than Shwe and to put an immediate end to the longstanding impunity that has been afforded to the brutal military junta in Burma. […]

December 9, 2009  •  By Women's League of Burma  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Nobel Laureates’ Open Letter to UN Security Council

An open letter by 14 Nobel Laureates calling on the United Nations Security Council to pass a resolution creating a Commission of Inquiry into war crimes and crimes against humanity in Burma, and to end the impunity of the military regime. Download the letter.

August 11, 2009  •  By Nobel Laureates  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

It’s Time for the United Nations to Take Strong Action on Burma: Women’s Groups around the World Call on the UNSC to Prosecute Senior General Than Shwe at International Criminal Court

It’s Time for the United Nations to Take Strong Action on Burma:Women’s Groups around the World Call on the UNSC to Prosecute Senior General Than Shwe at International Criminal Court Download the Media Release in English or Burmese Download the Letter in English

August 7, 2009  •  By Women's League of Burma  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

International Crimes Committed in Burma: The Urgent Need for a Commission of Inquiry

A paper arguing that there must be a UN Security Council Commission of Inquiry into crimes against humanity and war crimes being committed by the military regime in Burma. […]

August 1, 2009  •  By Altsean-Burma, Burma Lawyers Council, International Federation of Human Rights  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Video: Ending Impunity

A ten-minute video entitled “Ending Impunity” by the Women’s League of Burma that calls for UNSC action on the ongoing use of rape as a weapon of war and crimes against humanity in Burma. In the video, four women speak out about systematic human rights violations including rape by state armed forces and authorities.

June 19, 2009  •  By Women's League of Burma  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤