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HRW: Army Abuse Unabated Despite Burma Reforms

FRIDAY, 24 FEBRUARY 2012 00:00MATTHEW PENNINGTON / AP WRITER WASHINGTON — Human Rights Watch says that despite Burma’s headlong rush toward reform and cease-fires reached with ethnic insurgents, abuses by the military have not abated. The group’s senior researcher on Burma, David Mathieson, said on Thursday the country has seen its most rapid changes in […]

Position Title: Project Area Officers

Position Title: Project Area Officer Contract Period: One year (will be subject annual assessment and renewal) Location (4) Positions Based : (1) Kachin, (1) Mon, (1) Rakkhine, (1) Northen Shan Deadline For Application 1st February 2021 Reports to Project Coordinator  

China Promises Myanmar 300,000 Vaccine Doses

YANGON, MYANMAR – Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has promised to provide Myanmar with 300,000 doses of coronavirus vaccine, according to the website of State Counselor and de facto head of state Aung San Suu Kyi. The site said Wang also pledged during a visit to Naypyitaw this week that China will maintain momentum on […]

Will Glimmers of Good News Continue as Myanmar Moves Into a New Year?

By THE IRRAWADDY 9 January 2021 Ye Ni: Happy New Year! Welcome to Dateline Irrawaddy! This is the first dateline of 2021. The year 2020 was a hard year due to COVID-19, but since the Nov. 8 election and through New Year’s Day, we have heard good news. Executive director U Aung Myo Min of Equality Myanmar and […]

Conflict Sensitivity Online Training

Under “Supporting Grassroots Advocacy to Strengthen Human Rights in Myanmar” project with the fund of UNDEF, conducted by EQMM for the three CSOs. The 3-day online Conflict Sensitivity training was conducted from 16th to 18th November 2020. There was a total of 17 representatives from three partner CSOs from Mon State, Chin State, Magway Division […]

‘A New Normal’: Key Figures in Myanmar Reflect on 2020

U Aung Myo Min Human Rights Activist and Director of Equality Myanmar What is your take on the outgoing 2020? On the human rights front, Myanmar has not seen any progress. Some repressive laws on freedom of expression and assembly are still in effect, while injustice is rampant in war zones in some ethnic areas […]