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Even Though I Am Free I Am Not: The need for the campaign in 2015

Filed in Other Press releases & Statements by on January 8, 2015
Even Though I Am Free I Am Not: The need for the campaign in 2015

Even though I am free I am not. This was the message the groundbreaking 2010 photography campaign sought to convey to the world. The message that the burgeoning road to freedom in Burma would be forever blocked while political prisoners remained. Freedom is not solely liberation from prison. It is also the need for a […]

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Harvard war crimes report puts spotlight on transitional justice

Filed in News by on December 4, 2014
Harvard war crimes report puts spotlight on transitional justice

Paul Vrieze, Yangon, International Justice Tribune, No 171, 3 December, 2014 A recent independent report finds three senior military officers could be held responsible for war crimes and crimes against humanity allegedly committed by Myanmar army personnel during an offensive against ethnic armed groups in the east of the country. Last month, the International Human […]

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Civil Society Pushes for Transitional Justice

Filed in News by on November 25, 2014
Civil Society Pushes for Transitional Justice

(Saw Yan Naing / The Irrawaddy) CHIANG MAI, Thailand — Burmese civil society groups on Sunday urged ethnic peace negotiators to implement transitional justice as the country inches closer to a nationwide ceasefire agreement. Forty-two representatives of about 25 CSOs made the recommendation during a meeting with the Nationwide Ceasefire Coordination Team (NCCT) in Chiang […]

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Statement on consultation organized by border-based civil society organisations with the Nationwide Ceasefire Coordination Team (NCCT)

Filed in Other Press releases & Statements by on November 24, 2014
Statement on consultation organized by border-based civil society organisations with the Nationwide Ceasefire Coordination Team (NCCT)

Statement on consultation organized by border-based civil society organisations with the Nationwide Ceasefire Coordination Team (NCCT) November 24, 2014 On November 22-23, 2014, 42 representatives of 25 border-based civil society organisations (CSOs), working on education, health, media, migrant workers’ rights, refugees, the environment, women’s issues and human rights, held a consultation meeting with the NCCT. […]

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