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Burma Bulletin
August 2015
In the August 2015 issue: Floods hamper political parties’ candidate registration; Election Commission disqualifies candidacies based on parentage; Detained students go on hunger strike; Shwe Mann purged from USDP Chairmanship; Yanghee Lee’s third visit; Other Burma news; List of Reports and much more...
Burma update since the 2014 UNHRC Resolution
March 2015
Since the 2014 UNHRC resolution, Burma’s transition has slid backwards, as the regime failed to implement many of the resolution’s recommendations. Among the critical issues the regime has failed to tackle are the ongoing Tatmadaw attacks in Kachin and Shan States and their dire impact on civilians, the repeated sentencing of human rights defenders, increasing media repression, and discrimination against Rohingya. 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
20/04/15 Burma/Myanmar's Prisoners of Conscience Affairs Committee needs urgent reform
10/04/15 ASEAN needs to address rising intolerance in Myanmar
10/04/15 Burma: Release student demonstrators and hold police accountable for the violent crackdown
Latest Updates
14/09/15 - July 2015 Burma Bulletin available in Burmese
03/09/15 - Parliament Watch: List Registered Political Parties updated
01/09/15 - August 2015 Burma Bulletin published
18/08/15 - June 2015 Burma Bulletin available in Thai language
10/08/15 - Regime Watch: Two speeches by President Thein Sein added
05/08/15 - Parliament Watch: List Registered Political Parties updated
05/08/15 - June 2015 Burma Bulletin available in Burmese language
03/08/15 - July 2015 Burma Bulletin published
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