ALTSEAN-BURMA
Alternative Asean Network on Burma
campaigns, advocacy and capacity-building for human rights
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CHRONOLOGY OF EVENTS
Aid

Includes: Development and humanitarian aid - Activities of NGOs and INGOs - Aid restrictions - Misuse or corruption associated with the delivery of aid

 
Children

Includes: Child soldiers - Child labor – Children’s rights - Children’s health and education

 
Democracy

Includes: Activities of political parties - Activities of other pro-democracy groups, including ethnic-based organizations, student groups, and organizations in exile - Daw Aung San Suu Kyi - Parliamentary affairs - SPDC’s ‘roadmap to democracy’ - National Convention - Constitutional referendum - 2010 elections - 2012 by-elections - Political demonstrations

 
Displacement

Includes: Refugees - Asylum seekers - Human trafficking and smuggling - Internally displaced persons (IDPs) - Migrant workers

 
Drugs

Includes: Drug seizures - Drug trafficking - Drug production and cultivation - Anti-drug cooperation and drug eradication efforts - Drug prices

 
Economy

Includes: Economic indicators - Corruption - Arbitrary taxation - Trade - Natural resources - Foreign investment - Tourism - Agriculture - Finance - Industry - Infrastructure projects - Regime cronies - Economic sanctions - Money laundering

 
Environment

Includes: Environmental degradation - Illegal logging - Dams - Natural disasters - Wildlife - Cultural heritage

 
Ethnic Issues

Includes: Activities of ethnic political parties - Activities of ethnic organizations, including groups in exile - Conflict between the Tatmadaw and ethnic armed groups - Border Guard Forces (BGFs) - Ceasefires - Dialogue between the regime and ethnic groups

 
Health

Includes: Health indicators - HIV/AIDS - Other diseases (malaria, TBC) - Bird flu - Food security

 
Human Rights

Includes: Arbitrary arrest and detention - Extrajudicial killings and summary executions - Freedom of information - Religious freedom - Forced labor - Torture - Detention conditions - Denial of a fair trial - UN statements and reports - Land confiscation - Forced evictions and forced relocation - Extortion

 
International Relations

Includes: Relations between Burma and the international community, including the UN, ASEAN, and the EU - High level meetings and visits - Sanctions

 
Landmines, bombs

Includes: Use of landmines - Landmine incidents - Landmine reports - Bomb explosions

 
Regime

Includes: Regime’s statements and activities - President Thein Sein - Cabinet ministers and deputy ministers - Reshuffles - Regime corruption - Tatmadaw (armed forces) - Arms procurement and military cooperation - Na Sa Ka (border security force) - Police - Local administrations - State Peace and Development Council (SPDC) - Regime-sponsored civil society organizations (GONGOs)

 
Women

Includes: Women’s rights - Violence against women - Women’s health - Women’s organizations and activism