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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. BURMA: The Women of Burma: Courageous Under Horrific Fire and Abuse

    The Karen are one of the largest ethnic groups in Burma, with a population estimated to be around 7 million.

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 854
  9. BURMA: War Looms for Kachin as Junta Ceasefire Crumbles

    Sixteen years after Burma's military regime reached a ceasefire deal with the country's second largest rebel group, t

    Tuesday, December 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 786
  10. BURMA: Women; Children Suffered During Election: WLB

    Women and children suffered terribly during the 2010 general election given the gun battles in border areas, accordin

    Friday, November 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 654
  11. BURMA: Burma's Poll Called 'Yes Vote' for Junta Rapes

    Last week's election victory by the junta-backed party in Burma is a setback for Charm Tong's work against military r

    Friday, November 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 571
  12. BURMA: Empowering the Burmese majority

    As Burma gears up for its first election in more than 20 years, Ye Maung and Khin Pyu Win explore key issues facing i

    Saturday, November 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 495
  13. BURMA: Reject Burma's Sham Elections, Uphold Women's Rights

    The coming elections in Burma on Nov. 7 are not a step toward real democracy.

    Thursday, November 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 479
  14. BURMA: Abuses Cause Health Crisis for Children in East: Report

    Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – Human rights abuses were causing a health crisis for women and children in eastern Burma

    Wednesday, October 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 420
  15. BURMA: Women and Children Bear Brunt of Health Crisis in Eastern Burma

    Women and children bear brunt of health crisis in eastern Burma | Burman. diagnosis, Thai Children's Trust

    Tuesday, October 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 413
  16. BURMA: Only a Handful of Women to Run in Election

    Whatever else happens after this year's election, it is clear that one thing is certain not to change—namely, t

    Saturday, September 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 148
  17. BURMA/MYANMAR: Militaries, Men and a Machismo Mindset

    As Cho Cho Kyaw Nyein travels around Burma trying to garner support for the Democratic Party (DP), she is met with ad

    Monday, August 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 861
  18. BURMA/MYANMAR: Cho Cho Kyaw Nyein: 'We'll Not Shy Away'

    With a date now set for elections in Burma, the 40 parties that have been approved to run are out on the campaign tra

    Monday, August 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 874
  19. BURMA/MYANMAR: The Women's League of Burma Applauds the Call from the USA to End Impunity in Burma

    The Women's League of Burma (WLB) welcomes the decisive decision from the Obama Administration on August 18, calling

    Sunday, August 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 877
  20. BURMA/MYANMAR/USA: Why a U.N. Probe of Burma is a Crucial Step

    The evidence against Burma's junta has been piling up for many years.

    Friday, August 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 859
  21. BURMA: Lessons on the Road to Freedom

    Her father died when she was two, one of her brothers was killed by a landmine, and her home was burnt down by soldie

    Saturday, August 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 772
  22. BURMA/MYANMAR: Female Political Prisoner Beaten by Guards

    A female political prisoner in Kachin state's Putao prison was beaten up by prison guards when she tried to stop them

    Monday, July 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 660
  23. BURMA/MYANMAR: Myanmar's 'Three Princesses' on the Warpath--Former Prime Ministers' Daughters to Take on Junta in Upcoming Elections

    A lifetime of frustration in politics in Myanmar has not tired Ms Cho Cho Kyaw Nyein.

    Saturday, July 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 659
  24. BURMA/MYANMAR: Burma's 'Three princesses' Prepare for Election They Have No Chance of Winning

    A lifetime of frustration in Burmese politics has not wearied Cho Cho Kyaw Nyein.

    Thursday, July 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 788
  25. BURMA/MYANMAR: Women and Children Abused by Burmese Leaders

    The atrocities against the tribal people of Burma continue to mount, yet the world continues to ignore their plight.

    Thursday, July 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 681
  26. BURMA/MYANMAR: Burmese Women Speak up for Peace to Mark Suu Kyi's 65th Birthday

    Burmese women in Thailand are making their voices heard for the sake of peace in Burma to mark democracy icon

    Saturday, June 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 680
  27. BURMA: Honouring Suu Kyi to Condemn Military Election in Burma

    The Burmese communities living in different parts of the world have started coordinated demonstrations against the mi

    Wednesday, June 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 262
  28. BURMA: International Tribunal on Crimes Against Women of Burma, Report Available

    The Nobel Women's Initiative and the Women's League of Burma have launched the final report for the International Tri

    Wednesday, May 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 190
  29. BURMA: Burmese Rape Victims Speak Out

    “Seven Burmese military soldiers attacked me and three of my friends,” says Chang Chang, from the Norther

    Sunday, March 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 237
  30. BURMA/MYANMAR: Amid Threats, Women Dissidents Stick to Political Beliefs

    While Aung San Suu Kyi remains the most widely-known woman suppressed for her political views in Burma, the jails in

    Thursday, March 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 714
  31. BURMA/MYANMAR: Conflict Pushes Karen Women to be Village Chiefs

    In military-ruled Burma's Karen state, tradition and a male-dominated social order have long guaranteed men the role

    Sunday, February 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 770
  32. BURMA: Inter Press Service: Q&A: 'Our Movement is Unique for Women from Burma' – Marwaan Macan-Markar

    Women who fled conflict and oppression in military-ruled Burma have become a potent political force during their live

    Friday, February 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 215
  33. BURMA: Peace-building Workshops Help Burmese Women

    The stories coming from Burmese and ethnic minority women along the border with Thailand are difficult to listen to.

    Wednesday, December 9, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 301
  34. BURMA: US Women's Issues Envoy Seeks Junta Accountability

    The US Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer said on Saturday that Burma's military junta mus

    Saturday, December 5, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 696
  35. BURMA: Suu Kyi back in Myanmar's political arena

    Although still under house arrest, Aung San Suu Kyi has returned to an active political role by initiating dialogue w

    Tuesday, October 13, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 610
  36. BURMA: Economic Mismanagement Exacerbates Human and Sexual Trafficking

    Human and sexual trafficking in Burma has been pushed up by economic mismanagement and human rights abuses in the mil

    Monday, August 31, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 958
  37. BURMA: Women's League of Burma: Statement on the Fifth Congress of the Women's League of Burma

    The Fifth Congress of the Women's League of Burma was held in a liberated area near the Thai-Burma bo

    Tuesday, January 20, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 977
  38. BURMA/MYANMAR: An Appeal for Burma's Women

    In a fraught coincidence, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will be chairing a United Nations Security Council sess

    Thursday, June 19, 2008
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 780
  39. BURMA/MYANMAR: Burmese Women Expose Rapes by Military Regime

    Women who have fled Burma to escape what they describe as systematic violence against women by the military have band

    Monday, September 26, 2005
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 655
  40. BURMA/MYANMAR: The War on Burma's Women

    It has been three years since the report ''License to Rape" exposed to the world how troops of the Burmese milit

    Tuesday, June 28, 2005
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 654

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