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Posts Tagged ‘United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention’ (5 found)

Brang Yung Detention Illegal Says United Nations

The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention has issued a ruling that the detention of the ethnic Kachin farmer Brang Yung is illegal and called for his immediate release, and for adequate reparation.

Brang Yung was arrested in June 2012 by the military-backed government in Burma. He was charged under Article 17/1 of the Unlawful Association Act, and he is serving a 21 year prison sentence in Myitkyina Prison […]

July 11, 2014  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

United Nations Court Condemns Burma’s Regime For Policy Of Arbitrary Detentions

As Burma’s new Parliament convenes for its first session, today sees the publication of a judgment from a United Nations court in which the court declared that in successive cases before it, the state of Burma had breached its obligations in international law and where citizens had been denied of their rights under the Universal Declaration of Human Rights […]

January 31, 2011  •  By Burma Justice Committee  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burmese Political Leader’s case taken to International Court

The case of Ko Mya Aye, a leading pro-democracy leader incarcerated in Burma, now calling itself Myanmar, has been taken to court at the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention by the Burma Justice Committee.[…]

August 26, 2010  •  By Burma Justice Committee  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Resounding International Support for Daw Aung San Suu Kyi on her 65th Birthday

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the world’s only detained Nobel Peace Laureate, spent her 65th birthday under house arrest in her Rangoon home on Saturday 19 June. Governments, Burmese communities, solidarity groups and individuals around the world held events to commemorate Daw Suu’s birthday, calling for her immediate release […]

June 21, 2010  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

UN Declares Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi’s Detention Illegal

UN Urges Her Immediate And Unconditional Release

Today, Freedom Now released Opinion No. 12/2010 from the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention. The judgment from this international tribunal unequivocally reestablishes that the ongoing detention of Burmese democracy leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is illegal and in violation of international law […]

June 17, 2010  •  By Freedom Now  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤