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  1. SOUTH EAST ASIA: Thai PM Throws Support Behind Suu Kyi

    Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra offered Burma's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi her support in a coming by-e

    Wednesday, December 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 586
  2. BURMA: Rape Used as Military Weapon

    The Burmese army has been following a policy of systematically raping women and girls to subjugate the country's rebe

    Saturday, December 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 524
  3. BURMA: 81 Women Raped, 36 Killed by Burma Army Soldiers: WLB

    Within the 8-month long armed conflict against ethnic groups in Shan and Kachin States, Burma Army soldiers have rape

    Friday, December 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 487
  4. BURMA: Half of the new Burmese NLD party 'founders' are women

    Eleven of the 21 people who are applying to register the National League for Democracy (NLD) party with the Burmese E

    Tuesday, November 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 459
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  6. BURMA: When Unarmed Women Are in the Hands of Armed Men

    “I was terrified.

    Tuesday, November 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 409
  7. BURMA: Women used as sex slaves on Kachin frontline

    The hostilities between the Burmese military and ethnic Kachin get worse every day and the abuses are much worse than

    Friday, November 4, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 405
  8. BURMA: Burma Army Must Stop Using Rape As Terror Weapon

    Three Chinese women were gang-raped Friday by Burmese soldiers under Burma Army's Military Operation Command-3 (MOC-3

    Tuesday, October 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 302
  9. MYANMAR: Military guilty of rape, activists say

    Human rights activists are reporting an increased incidence of rape against Kachin women in areas of recent military

    Thursday, September 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 261
  10. BURMA : Shattered Lives

    Reports emerged last week from Kachin and Shan States that rape is still being used as a tactic by the Burmese army t

    Monday, July 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 133
  11. BURMA : Burma Ruled by a Brutal Government: Congressmen

    Despite the formation of a new civilian government after last year's elections, recent developments in Burma only ind

    Friday, July 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 129
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  15. BURMA: Oral Statement Delivered by Ms. Mariana Duarte on Behalf of Conectas Direitos Humanos

    17th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council

    Thursday, June 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 947
  16. BANGLADESH/MAYANMAR: Rohingya Women Flee Myanmar to Face Rape and Abuse in Bangladesh

    Tens of thousands of stateless Muslim Rohingya women and girls who fled persecution in Myanmar for safety in Banglade

    Friday, April 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 640
  17. BURMA: Always Looking For An Excuse To Get Rid Of Refugees

    Something is seriously out of tune here.

    Wednesday, April 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 598
  18. BURMA: Army Should Act to End Abuses

    The Burmese military leadership should adopt measures to end abuses and ensure that those responsible are held accoun

    Thursday, March 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 450
  19. BURMA: Women In Burma Need International Support

    An outside observer of Burmese politics might assume women in Burma have made progress towards equality in a way that

    Tuesday, March 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 350
  20. BURMA: Women Human Rights Defenders Are Tortured And Raped

    The world must pay attention to the brave Burmese women whose struggle for human rights places their lives and health

    Tuesday, March 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 383
  21. MYANMAR: Equal Opportunity Abuse in Myanmar

    When independent researchers fanned out across military-ruled Myanmar's mountainous Chin State to catalogue human-rig

    Monday, February 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 193