Other Human Rights Reports

Burma's Forgotten Prisoners (Report by Human Rights Watch)

Planned 2010 Elections Not Credible if Opposition Remains in Prison Human Rights Watch, September 16, 2009 (Washington, DC) – Burma’s military government has more than doubled the number of political prisoners in the past two years, including more than a hundred imprisoned in recent months, Human Rights Watch said today in a new report. Sentenced to long prison terms for their involvement in peaceful demonstrations in 2007, and for assisting

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Human Rights Watch, September 16, 2009 (Washington, DC) – Burma’s military government has more than doubled the number of political prisoners in the past two years, including more than a hundred imprisoned in recent months, Human Rights Watch said today in a new report. Sentenced to long prison terms for their involvement in peaceful demonstrations in 2007, and for assisting civilians in the wake of the devastating Cyclone Nargis in

No Where Else to Go: An examination of sexual trafficking and related human rights abuses in Southern Burma

New report details process of pervasive sexual trafficking and abuse of women along Thai-Burma border Woman and Child Rights Project, August 31, 2009 The ongoing abuse of women through sexual trafficking is a “pervasive and arguably growing problem”, which is systemically bound to the economic mismanagement of the Burmese government, says the Woman and Child Rights Project (WCRP) in a report released this morning. In the 90 page report titled

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New report details process of pervasive sexual trafficking and abuse of women along Thai-Burma border Woman and Child Rights Project, August 31, 2009 The ongoing abuse of women through sexual trafficking is a “pervasive and arguably growing problem”, which is systemically bound to the economic mismanagement of the Burmese government, says the Woman and Child Rights Project (WCRP) in a report released this morning.

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This report State of Terror clearly documents the range of human rights abuses that continue to be perpetrated across Karen State as part of the SPDC’s sustained campaign of terror. The report focuses in particular on the abuses experienced by women and girls and draws on over 4000 documented cases of human rights abuses perpetrated by the SPDC.