Burma at a Glance: Facts & Figures

Map of Burma

Historical Background

Acronyms and Abbreviations

Facts on Human Rights Violations in Burma 2005

1. Forced Labor, Portering, and Military Conscription

2. Extra-judicial, Summary, or Arbitrary Executions

3. Arbitrary Detention and Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

4. Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment or Punishment

5. Deprivation of Livelihood

6. Rights of the Child

7. Rights of Women

8. Rights of Ethnic Minorities

9. Rights to Education and Health

10. Freedom of Belief and Religion

11. Freedom of Opinion, Expression and the Press
12. Freedom of Assembly, Association and Movement

13. Internally Displaced People and Forced Relocation

14. The Situation of Refugees

15. The Situation of Migrant Workers

16. Landmines in Burma


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