Myanmar’s Human Rights Commission has asked the Ministry of Defense to investigate the murder of a Kachin IDP woman who local leaders say was killed by military soldiers.
The tired formula being offered as a solution to the Rohingya crisis by the UN and other players is unlikely to offer a lasting solution—and could even be disastrous.
They also insist the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission withdraw and apologize for comments the young man was ‘mentally weak’.
The internet block for the state’s conflict-torn north has been blasted by rights groups, the UN and lawmakers who fear abuses may be carried out with impunity.
The prisoners complained that the pardon was unfair as many of those released were convicted under the same charges which they continue to serve time for.
It will reflect poorly on Dhaka if the ICOE is not allowed to gather evidence in Cox’s Bazar.
Fortify Rights launched its report regarding human rights violations against displaced civilians in Kachin State and northern Shan State on Thursday.
Premiering at Yangon’s human rights film festival, the 85-minute movie features shorts by 14 different directors.
Members resign after public outcry over their negotiating a financial settlement in a high-profile abuse case of two teenage maids in Rangoon.
Fishermen saved from slave-like conditions in Indonesia’s fishing industry call on Burma’s government to assist them with claiming owed salaries.