Myanmar

New Myanmar prisoner amnesty committee needs wider mandate - 8 février 2013

Headline Title:  Myanmar prisoner amnesty committee needs wider mandate The Myanmar government’s decision to form a committee to review political prisoner cases is a step in the right direction but the review needs to have a much wider reach, Amnesty International said The Myanmar government’s decision to form a committee to review political prisoner cases is a step in the right direction but the review needs to have a much wider reach. Media Node:  Myanmar prisoner release Story Location:  Myanmar 24° 5' 11.7204" N, 95° 48' 2.8116" E “We are heartened by this very important first step towards establishing a review mechanism. However, it is imperative to have assurances that the mandate of this new committee will extend to all prisoners who have been unfairly detained, not only political prisoners” Source:  Isabelle Arradon, Amnesty International’s Deputy-Director for the Asia-Pacific Date:  Ve, 08/02/2013 URL:  Myanmar: Open letter to the Minister of Home Affairs Description:  Amnesty International's full recommendations on the prisoner release committee, 15 November 2012

Myanmar. Il faut protéger les civils de l’État kachin pris dans le conflit et enquêter sur des attaques

Le Myanmar doit prendre toutes les mesures possibles pour éviter que des civils soient blessés dans l’État kachin, a déclaré Amnesty International après la mort de trois personnes, tuées par des bombardements aériens menés, semble-t-il, par les forces armées dans la région. Le Myanmar doit prendre toutes les mesures possibles pour éviter que des civils soient blessés dans l’État kachin, a déclaré Amnesty International après la mort de trois personnes, tuées par des bo

Myanmar: Protect civilians caught in the Kachin state conflict, investigate attacks - 15 janvier 2013

Headline Title:  Myanmar: Protect civilians caught in the Kachin state conflict, investigate attacks Myanmar must take all possible steps to avoid civilian casualties in Kachin state, Amnesty International said after three people were killed in air strikes which were reportedly carried out by the Myanmar must take all possible steps to avoid civilian casualties in Kachin state, Amnesty International said after three people were killed in air strikes. Media Node:  KAchin airstrikes Story Location:  Myanmar 25° 20' 9.3012" N, 96° 33' 31.8168" E “Both the army and the KIA must ensure that civilians caught in the conflict area are protected. The three tragic deaths in Laiza shows that there are real concerns that civilian lives might be at risk if indiscriminate fire is used” Source:  Isabelle Arradon, Amnesty International’s Deputy Asia-Pacific Director Date:  Ma, 15/01/2013

Myanmar: Protect civilians caught in the Kachin state conflict, investigate attacks

Myanmar must take all possible steps to avoid civilian casualties in Kachin state, Amnesty International said after three people were killed in air strikes which were reportedly carried out by the armed forces in the region. Myanmar must take all possible steps to avoid civilian casualties in Kachin state, Amnesty International said after three people were killed in air strikes which were reportedly carried out by the

Myanmar. D’autres prisonniers politiques ont été libérés, tandis que pointent les prémices d’un mécanisme de révision

L’annonce de la libération lundi 19 novembre de plus de 50 prisonniers politiques, dont les prisonniers d’opinion U Myint Aye et Saw Kyaw Kyaw Min, est un nouveau pas dans la bonne direction et une étape vers la remise en cause de la détention arbitraire au Myanmar, a déclaré Amnesty International. L’annonce de la libération lundi 19 novembre de plus de 50 prisonniers politiques, dont les prisonniers d’opinion U Myint Aye et Saw Kyaw Kyaw Min, est un nouveau pas dans la bonne direct

Myanmar: Más presos políticos en libertad y primeros pasos hacia un mecanismo de revisión

La noticia de que más de 50 presos políticos –entre ellos los presos de conciencia U Myint Aye y Saw Kyaw Kyaw Min– han sido liberados hoy es un paso más en la dirección correcta para abordar la detención arbitraria en Myanmar; así lo ha afirmado Amnistía Internacional. La noticia de que más de 50 presos políticos –entre ellos los presos de conciencia U Myint Aye y Saw Kyaw Kyaw Min– han sido liberados hoy es un paso más en la dirección correcta para abordar la de

Myanmar: More political prisoners released, initial steps taken towards a review mechanism

News that more than 50 political prisoners including prisoners of conscience U Myint Aye and Saw Kyaw Kyaw Min were released today is a further step in the right direction towards addressing arbitrary detention in Myanmar, Amnesty International said.  News that more than 50 political prisoners including prisoners of conscience U Myint Aye and Saw Kyaw Kyaw Min were released today is a further step in the right direction towards addressing arbitr

Myanmar. Les violences qui secouent l'État d'Arakan ont fait de nombreux morts

La mort de dizaines de personnes lors des affrontements ethniques qui secouent l'État d'Arakan, au Myanmar, représente une perte tragique en vies humaines, qui doit faire l'objet d'une enquête et déboucher sur la comparution en justice des responsables présumés, a déclaré Amnesty International. La mort de dizaines de personnes lors des affrontements ethniques qui secouent l'État d'Arakan, au Myanmar, représente une perte tragique en vies humaines, qui doit faire l'objet d'une enquête et d

Myanmar: Scores dead as violence surges in Rakhine state

The deaths of scores of people in communal clashes in Myanmar’s Rakhine State represent a tragic loss of life which must be investigated and those responsible brought to justice, Amnesty International said.  The deaths of scores of people in communal clashes in Myanmar’s Rakhine State represent a tragic loss of life which must be investigated and those responsible brought to justice, Amnesty Internatio

Myanmar: Abuses against Rohingya erode human rights progress

Six weeks after a state of emergency was declared in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, targeted attacks and other violations by security forces against minority Rohingyas and other Muslims have increased, Amnesty International said today. Communal violence in the state has also continued, the organization said.