The United Nations and Burma Reports
Mass gang-rape, killings – including of babies and young children, brutal beatings, disappearances and other serious human rights violations by Myanmar’s security forces in a sealed-off area north of Maungdaw in northern Rakhine State have been detailed in a new…Read More...
Burma Briefing No. 42 The commentary briefing paper argues that the international community has yet to develop a strategy for effectively promoting human rights under the new political structure in Burma, which now has two power bases, the military, and…Read More...
A report from Fortify Rights This report, prepared for Fortify Rights by the Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic at Yale Law School, finds strong evidence that the government of Myanmar is responsible for genocide against Rohingya Muslims. The…Read More...
Burma Briefing No. 40 Commentary by Mark Farmaner, Director at Burma Campaign UK. The briefing is in English and Burmese.Read More...
A report by Child Soldiers International The widespread recruitment and use of children by state armed forces and armed groups in Myanmar has been documented by the UN and human rights organisations for over a decade. Armed conflict between the…Read More...
Burma Briefing No. 31 This briefing analyses the many problems surrounding the upcoming census in Burma and calls for the census to be postponed. Burma is due to hold its first census in 30 years from 30th March to 10th…Read More...
Report by the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Tomás Ojea Quintana, presented to the United Nations General Assembly. In one of his most in-depth reports, an unprecedented 63 recommendations are made for action needed to…Read More...
Burma Briefing No. 2 This briefing calls on the United Nations General Assembly to establish a Commission of Inquiry into war crimes and crimes against humanity in Burma. EU Member states are currently drafting the twentieth annual resolution on Burma,…Read More...
A report from Harvard Law School, commissioned by some of the most respected jurists in international law, using the UN’s own reports to highlight how Burma’s generals have committed war crimes and crimes against humanity.Read More...
As Aung San Suu Kyi reaches ten years in detention, this report highlights the disparity between the supportive words of world leaders and the lack of effective action to support her and the people of Burma.Read More...
- 51 British MPs call on UK government to support a UN Commission of Inquiry into Rakhine State
- Heal – not wound: Statement by Archbishop of Yangon Charles Bo
- BURMA JUSTICE COMMITTEE STATEMENT ON THE MURDER OF U Ko Ni
- Kachin Teachers Rape and Murder 2nd Anniversary: Petition Calls for Action
- Civil Society Calls for International Investigation in Rakhine State
- Aid to Burma
- Arms Embargo
- Aung San Suu Kyi
- Crimes Against Humanity
- Crisis in Eastern Burma
- Crisis in Kachin State
- Cyclone Nargis
- Persecution of the Rohingya
- Political Prisoners
- Rape and Sexual Violence
- Targeted Sanctions
- The 2010 Election
- The Dirty List
- The Total Campaign
- The United Nations and Burma
- Trade and Investment