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Sanctioning and campaigning II

In an earlier post, we mentioned the case of a military court having accepted a case against several people who participated in seminar last year discussing the junta-backed charter. 263 more words

Critics arise against EU’s ‘weak’ stance against the rohingya crisis

A chorus of NGOs and experts are urging the European Union to pressure the Burmese government to stop the military repression against the Rohingya ethnic minority. 697 more words


The Myanmar Army Has Killed Hundreds of Rohingya, an Amnesty Report Says

(BANGKOK) — Myanmar security forces killed hundreds of men, women and children during a systematic campaign to expel Rohingya Muslims, Amnesty International said in a new report Wednesday that calls for an arms embargo on the country and criminal prosecution of the perpetrators. 640 more words

Teaching Human Rights

“One child, one teacher, one pen and one book can change the world.

Education is the only solution. Education First.”

These are the last two lines of the inspiring and powerful speech made by 16 year old Malala Yousafza at the United Nations Youth Assembly in 2013. 665 more words



Authorities fire at patients seeking hospital treatment after protests

One patient “lost more than a litre of blood” but is too scared to receive help… 695 more words


Nigeria's Presidency Accuses World Bank President of lying!! Rejects Northern Bias Criticism

ABUJA — Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s office on Friday denied that he favored the north of the country over other regions, after he was criticized for asking the World Bank to focus on the region. 329 more words


Trial of Boko Haram suspects must be fair, says Amnesty

Amnesty International says the trial of Boko Haram suspects must be fair.

The trial of some Boko Haram suspects commenced behind closed doors on Monday. 184 more words