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AAPP and Burma Partnership: How to Defend the Defenders?

Filed in ND-Burma Members' Reports by on August 27, 2015
AAPP and Burma Partnership: How to Defend the Defenders?

A Report on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders in Burma and Appropriate Protection Mechanisms Testimonies and reports from inside the country have painted a very different picture to the new tolerant and free Burma that the Burma Government wants the world to see. Those who try to defend human rights, or question the power […]

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Report on Asia Exchange ‘Memory for Change’

Filed in Other Human Rights Reports by on August 27, 2015
Report on Asia Exchange ‘Memory for Change’

Impunity Watch (IW) is pleased to announce the publication of its report based upon the Asia Exchange Meeting ‘Memory for Change’, held in Bangkok from 3-7 November 2014. It was organised by IW, Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) and swisspeace. The Exchange brought together 34 Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), two victims’ groups […]

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Presidential Amnesty does little to Liberate Burma’s Political Prisoners

Filed in Other Press releases & Statements by on August 6, 2015
Presidential Amnesty does little to Liberate Burma’s Political Prisoners

Date: July 31, 2015 The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP) and the Former Political Prisoners Society (FPPS) are greatly disappointed at the release of only a handful of political prisoners yesterday, among thousands of criminal offenders set free in the amnesty. On July 30, 2015, the Ministry of Information announced the release of 6,966 […]

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ND-Burma launches its new report, “To Recognize and Repair: Unofficial Truth Projects and the Need for Justice in Burma”

Filed in Activities, ND-Burma by on July 17, 2015
ND-Burma launches its new report, “To Recognize and Repair: Unofficial Truth Projects and the Need for Justice in Burma”

(Yangon, 11 June 2015) We have successfully launched the report of “To Recognize and Repair: Unofficial Truth Projects and the Need for Justice in Burma,” at Orchid Hotel in Rangoon on 11 June 2015. In the report launch, Ma Thin Thin Aung as moderator, Lway Poe Ngel from Advocacy team (PWO), San Htoi (KWAT) and Su […]

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