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Burma Bulletin - Issue 87 - March 2014
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In the March 2014 issue: Regime pushes anti-Muslim, Anti-Rohingya agenda; Mobs attack foreign aid workers; Civilians targeted in Kachin and Shan States; Repressive media laws approved; More peaceful protestors jailed; UNHRC passes Burma resolution; Other Burma news; List of Reports and much more…
 
Rohingya, Muslims & Ethnic Minorities Bear Burden of Impunity & Discrimination
March 2014 - Pdf, Word
Since President Thein Sein’s regime took office in early 2011, the regime has continued to perpetuate discrimination and widespread human rights abuses against ethnic, religious and social minorities, with Muslim Rohingya suffering the worst impacts of a system of impunity. Read more…
 
Legislative Reform in Burma: One Step Forward… Two Steps Back
March 2014 - Pdf, Word
Many of the former regime’s oppressive laws, including the 1923 Official Secrets Act are still active and have continued to result in discrimination and arbitrary arrests. Despite efforts by some opposition MPs, regime officials and USDP MPs have continued to block fundamental legislative reforms, including the repeal of existing oppressive laws and the adoption of progressive legislation. Read more…
 
Burma Bulletin - Issue 86 - February 2014
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In the February 2014 issue: Four journalists arrested; MSF suspended from Burma; Fighting in Kachin and Shan States; More land confiscation protestors arrested; Ojea Quintana's final visit; Rohingya oppressed and rejected; Other Burma news; List of Reports and much more…
 
Burma Bulletin - Issue 85 - January 2014
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In the January 2014 issue: Violence erupts in Arakan State; Military to get more in the 2014-15 proposed budget; Peace talks between the regime and ethnic armed groups postponed, Fighting continues in ethnic areas; Peaceful protestors charged; Regime abuses its power as ASEAN chair; Other Burma news; List of Reports and much more…
 
Burma Bulletin - Issue 84 - December 2013
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In the December 2013 issue: Dissidents still detained despite amnesty; More arbitrary arrests; No ceasefire, fighting continues in Northern Burma; Crackdown on peaceful protestors; Opium poppy cultivation increases; Threats to press freedom; Other Burma news; List of Reports and much more…
 
Burma Bulletin - Issue 83 - November 2013
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In the November 2013 issue: Tatmadaw attacks in Kachin State; Parliamentary session concludes; Crackdown on Monywa copper mine protestors; More arbitrary imprisonment; UNGA adopts Burma resolution; Electricity price hike delayed; Other Burma news; List of Reports and much more…
 
Burma Bulletin - Issue 82 - October 2013
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In the October 2013 issue: Religious violence continues; No ceasefire, civilians targeted in Kachin State; Bomb blasts across Burma; More peaceful protestors jailed; Ojea Quintana’s report; Daw Suu travels to Europe; Other Burma news; List of Reports and much more…
 
New arrests and imprisonment of activists and human rights defenders in Burma
October 2013 - Pdf, Word
A total of 63 activists and human rights defenders were documented as arrested or prosecuted in the past five months. Of this number, 33 were confirmed as sentenced to jail (between three months and two and a half years), while many others await trial or sentencing. Read more…
 
Burma Bulletin - Issue 81 - September 2013
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In the September 2013 issue: Tatmadaw offensives against KIA continue; Abuses and militarization in Arakan State; More anti-Muslim attacks; 18 peaceful protestors jailed; Daw Suu travels to Europe and Singapore; Regime admits to offshore funds; Other Burma news; List of Reports and much more…
 
Burma update: Serious crimes continue
September 2013 - Pdf, Word
Over one year since sectarian violence broke out in Arakan State, 140,000 predominately Rohingya IDPs remain displaced. Rohingya face ongoing restrictions on freedom of movement and access to employment, health, and education. Read more…
 
Burma Bulletin - Issue 80 - August 2013
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In the August 2013 issue: Ojea Quintana’s visit; Abuses against Rohingya continue; More anti-Muslim attacks; Parliament session’s highlights; 1988 uprising commemorated; Arbitrary arrests and imprisonment; Other Burma news; List of Reports and much more…
 
Burma Bulletin - Issue 79 - July 2013
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In the July 2013 issue: Arbitrary arrests and imprisonment; Parliament session's highlights; Na Sa Ka disbanded, abuses continue; Buddhists, Muslims jailed; Tatmadaw targets ethnic groups; Thein Sein visits UK and France; Other Burma news; List of Reports and much more…
 
 

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