Myanmar (Burma) Campaigns

Myanmar: International Law Duties of Neighbouring States to Refugees and Asylum Seekers | Briefing Note

Full PDF Version Rohingya refugees from Myanmar at the “gates of hell” International law duties of neighbouring States to refugees and asylum seekers Briefing note Catherine Morris, BA, JD, LLM[1] 9 November 2017 Four pages plus references. Please send corrections to … [Read more...]

Myanmar: Immediately End Grave, Systematic Human Rights Violations Against Rohingya People | Statement

Full PDF Version LRWC is gravely concerned about the escalation of widespread and systematic violence and human rights violations against Rohingya people in Myanmar. Human rights violations against the Rohingya are well known to have persisted for many years. In September 2017, the UN High … [Read more...]

Myanmar: All States Must Use Diplomatic Means to Urge Government of Myanmar to End Humanitarian Crisis | Oral Statement to the 36th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Full PDF Version Video Stream Available (Chapter 58, at 02:18:43) Check Against Delivery   Organization:      Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada and International Bar Association Item:                     Item 4: Interactive dialogue with the Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar (oral … [Read more...]

Myanmar: Immediately Bring End to Human Rights Abuses against Rohingya People | Letter

Full PDF Version 13 September 2017 President U Htin Kyaw President’s Office Office No. 18 Nay Pyi Taw, Republic of the Union of Myanmar Fax: 011 95 1 652 624 Daw Aung San Suu Kyi State Counsellor and Union Minister for Foreign Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Building … [Read more...]

Myanmar: Ensure Independent Legal Profession and Remedy Threats and Attacks Against Lawyers | Joint Oral Statement to the 35th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Full PDF Version Video Stream Forthcoming The following statement was delivered by Joseph Doyle, LRWC's Representative, on behalf of LRWC and Lawyers for Lawyers. Organization: Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada and Lawyers for Lawyers Item: Item 4 – Interactive Dialogue with the Special … [Read more...]

Ensure Protection for Hostages as Victims of Trafficking | Oral Statement to the 35th Session of the Human Rights Council

Full PDF Version Video Stream Available Here (starts at 2:03:00) Organization:              Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Item 3 – Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially women and children Date:                           9 June … [Read more...]

Burma: Statement of Paul Copeland at “Horror and Hate” Presentation on the Persecution of the Rohingya in Burma | Statement

Full PDF Version The following statement was delivered by Paul Copeland at the 5 May 2017 event, Horror and Hate: Presentations and a photo exhibit about the persecution of the Rohingya in Burma. Treatment of the Rohingya in Myanmar I have been asked to prepare a statement on behalf of … [Read more...]

Burma: Presentation and photo exhibit about the persecution of the Rohingya in Burma | Event, Friday May 5 in Mississaugua, Ontario

Horror and Hate: Presentations and a photo exhibit about the persecution of the Rohingya in Burma When: Friday, May 5, 2017 (Program: 7 pm-9 pm | Photo Exhibit 6 pm-9 pm) Where: Noel Ryan Auditorium, Mississauga Central Library, 301 Burnhamthorpe Road West, Mississauga. This free event … [Read more...]

Myanmar: Need for an International Commission of Inquiry, and an Independent, Self-Governing Legal Profession | Joint Oral Statement to the 34th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Full PDF Version Video Stream (Starts at 1:59:39) MYANMAR: Commission of Inquiry into persecution of Rohingya needed - The joint statement of LRWC, the ICJ and the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute, supporting a Commission of Inquiry and called for a proper investigation of … [Read more...]

Burma: Immediately Investigate and Remedy Murder of Lawyer U Ko Ni | Letter

Full PDF Version Friday, February 3, 2017 President U Htin Kyaw President’s Office Office No.18 Nay Pyi Taw, Republic of the Union of Myanmar Fax: 011 95 1 652 624 Minister of Home Affairs Lt. Gen. Kyaw Swe Ministry of Home Affairs, Office No. 10 Nay Pyi Taw, Republic of the … [Read more...]