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Burma Bulletin
January 2015
In the January issue: Tatmadaw offensives continue in Kachin and Shan States; Civilians abused and teachers raped in Shan State; Students protest National Education Law; Yanghee Lee goes to Burma; More arbitrary arrests and imprisonments; US, EU officials slam regime; Other Burma news; List of Reports and much more...
Burma: Crackdowns on Peaceful Assembly and Association in the Context of Business Activities
January 2015
A veneer of reform disguises the threats posed to freedom of assembly and association in Burma. Publicly expressed dissent has often been met with disproportionate force, particularly in relation to large-scale development projects or natural resource extraction. The regime also continues to ignore calls from CSOs to address human rights abuses, including land confiscation, associated with these projects. Read more...
Special Features
• Parliamentary proceedings for all legislatures
• List of new laws
• Up-to-date list of MPs & political parties
• Related reports on parliamentary affairs
• Profiles of the President and Vice-Presidents
• Detailed info on cabinet & local administrations
• Profile of the Tatmadaw Commander-in-Chief
• Information on the Human Rights Commission
• Database of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi quotes
• Detailed and up-to-date chronology
• Up-to-date biography, list of awards & honors
• Detailed account of her 2009 arrest & trial
• Quotes from the UN Sec-Gen on Burma
• Chronology of UN envoy's & Rapporteurs' visits
• UN reports, resolutions & statements
• International conventions ratified by Burma
• Up-to-date profiles of Burma's political prisoners
• Information about arrests & sentences
Press Releases, Open Letters, Statements
28/10/14 Burmese government urged to investigate the enforced disappearance of Sumlut Roi Ja
21/10/14 UN General Assembly resolution must keep the spotlight on serious human rights violations
01/09/14 Burma: Sustained EU engagement at UN critical to support human rights reforms
Latest Updates
24/02/15 - Regime Watch: One speech by President Thein Sein added
24/02/15 - January 2015 Burma Bulletin available in Burmese language
18/02/15 - December 2014 Burma Bulletin available in Burmese language
18/02/15 - November and December 2014 Burma Bulletins available in Thai language
18/02/15 - Regime Watch: Two statements by Myanmar National Human Rights Commission added
13/02/15 - Parliament Watch: List Registered Political Parties updated
12/02/15 - Regime Watch: Three speeches by President Thein Sein added
03/02/15 - Briefer on freedom of assembly in the context of business activities published
02/02/15 - January 2015 Burma Bulletin published
12/01/15 - Parliament Watch: List of National Assembly military-appointed MPs updated
09/01/15 - Research: Chronology of Burma-related events updated
09/01/15 - Parliament Watch: List Registered Political Parties updated
07/01/15 - November 2014 Burma Bulletin available in Burmese language
07/01/15 - October 2014 Burma Bulletin available in Burmese language
05/01/15 - December 2014 Burma Bulletin published
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