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Title: Burma’s System of Impunity: A Legal Argument for Why Burma Cannot Find Resolution for its Heinous Crimes Domestically
Date of publication: April 2011
Description/subject: "As a variety of international actors, including over a dozen countries and a score of civil-society organizations, increase their calls for a United Nationsmandated Commission of Inquiry to be established for the purpose of investigating the systematic violation of human rights in Burma, the Burmese regime has repeatedly argued that “An independent investigation in international law requiresthe exhaustion of local remedies.”1 This statement, made by the Burmese delegation at its Universal Periodic Review in January 2011, is accurate to the point that, if Burma were both able and willing to impartially and effectively investigate human rights violations through domestic mechanisms, and to appropriately act on the results of such investigations, the international community would be obliged to wait for domestic judicial systems to run their course before initiating an international investigation of heinous crimes within Burma. If Burma cannot or will not hold its human rights violators to account, however, it becomes both the right and the responsibility of the international community to intervene..."
Author/creator: James Tager
Language: English
Source/publisher: "LawKa PaLa - Legal Journal on Burma" - No. 38 (April 2011)
Format/size: pdf (107K)
Date of entry/update: 24 May 2018
ML > Law and Constitution > Legal sources and literature > Burma Lawyers' Council (BLC) - "Legal Issues on Burma" - individual articles


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 24 May, 2018
Date of publication: 24 May 2018
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: Pyithu Hluttaw approves motion for agricultural education, rejects discussion on bill...AMYOTHA HLUTTAW: Amyotha Hluttaw discusses juvenile offences, 4th Bill to amend Anti-Corruption Law.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEW: Media group in Maungtaw departs for Yangon after collecting news...Speaker, chairmen, secretaries of Pyithu Hluttaw hold coordination meeting...Taxpayers must practice SAS to combat corruption...Ministries of Commerce, Industry, Office of the State Counsellor, Auditor-General Office hold press conference...Summer football course for kids concludes in Yangon.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: As non-member, Myanmar will not accept ICC referrals...President U Win Myint receives Sri Lankan Ambassador...U Thaung Tun, Union Minister, National Security Advisor, objects Bangladesh’s activities near the borderline...Four foreign investments, 23 domestic investments recorded in April...EU, US market regulations delay fishery products of breeding enterprises...Myanmar entrepreneurs invited to join China-Southeast Asia Entrepreneurs Association...Myanmar exports over 43,000 tonnes of rice, broken rice in May...ARSA’s massacre of Hindu villagers make headlines in int’l media...WWF praises Myanmar’s illegal wildlife trade law...Myanmar's economy growth on the rise: World Bank...Shan United says goodbye to striker Patrick Asare.....OPINION: "Quality infrastructure a must to prevent landslides"......ARTICLE: "Advantages for SMEs in the economy" - By May Thanlwin
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 May 2018
RR > News - Daily newspapers produced by the Government of Burma/Myanmar (archive from June 2003) > "The [Global] New Light of Myanmar", "Kyemon" and "Myanmar Alin" > "The Global New Light of Myanmar" 2018


Title: "Myanmar Alin", Thursday 24 May, 2018
Date of publication: 24 May 2018
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (9.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 May 2018
RR > News - Daily newspapers produced by the Government of Burma/Myanmar (archive from June 2003) > "The [Global] New Light of Myanmar", "Kyemon" and "Myanmar Alin" > "Myanmar Alin" > "Myanmar Alin" 2018


Title: "The Mirror" ("Kyemon") Thursday 24 May, 2018
Date of publication: 24 May 2018
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (7.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 May 2018
RR > News - Daily newspapers produced by the Government of Burma/Myanmar (archive from June 2003) > "The [Global] New Light of Myanmar", "Kyemon" and "Myanmar Alin" > "The Mirror" ("Kyemon") archive > "The Mirror" ("Kyemon") 2018


Title: Sessions of Pyithu and Amyotha Hluttaws, 23 May 2018
Date of publication: 24 May 2018
Language: English
Source/publisher: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" 24 May 2018
Format/size: pdf (123K)
Date of entry/update: 24 May 2018
ML > Politics and Government > Burma/Myanmar's Legislature > Parliament > Sessions of all three hluttaws > Hluttaw Sessions for 2018


Title: Pages with references to "Rakhine" from "The Global New Light of Myanmar" 24 May 2018
Date of publication: 24 May 2018
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Ministry of Information via "The Global New Light of Myanmar"
Format/size: pdf (653K)
Date of entry/update: 24 May 2018
ML > Administration and administrative areas of Burma/Myanmar > Arakan (Rakhine) State > Arakan (Rakhine) State - reports etc. by source > Arakan (Rakhine) State, 2018 - Burma/Myanmar Government sources (pages from "The Global New Light of Myanmar")


Title: Burmese government land grabs: Farmers without rights
Date of publication: April 2011
Description/subject: "The Burmese authorities are selling off plots of Burma’s land to the highestbidder. In 2002, Saytoktaya Township farmlands were illegally occupied so thatthe government could build a military service factory. Fields and crops werebulldozed and no compensation was provided. In May 2009, authorities in Arakan State confiscated farms for the purpose of providing land for a Chinese gas pipeline construction project from the Indian Ocean to Mainland China. The promised compensation never materialized In December 2010, the government permitted a large Chinese company, Two Diamond Dragon, to confiscate hundreds of acres of farmland from local people in Kachin State..."
Author/creator: U Myo and Lane Weir
Language: English
Source/publisher: "LawKa PaLa - Legal Journal on Burma" - No. 38 (April 2011)
Format/size: pdf (46K)
Date of entry/update: 24 May 2018
ML > Law and Constitution > Legal sources and literature > Burma Lawyers' Council (BLC) - "Legal Issues on Burma" - individual articles


Title: How the 2008 Constitution restricts multi-party democracy in Burma
Date of publication: April 2011
Description/subject: "Burma’s 2008 Constitution, touted as bringing ‘democratic’ reforms to the country, has instead institutionalized bias in favour of the army and the ruling elite. Heralded as a crucial part of the military government’s ‘roadmap to democracy’,the 2008 Constitution was put to a referendum on 10 May, 2008. Though many reputable Burmese groups and international organizations claimed the process was fraudulent, the government hailed the referendum as a success that showed high approval for the new Constitution..."
Author/creator: U Myo
Language: English
Source/publisher: "LawKa PaLa - Legal Journal on Burma" - No. 38 (April 2011)
Format/size: pdf (41K)
Date of entry/update: 24 May 2018
ML > Law and Constitution > Legal sources and literature > Burma Lawyers' Council (BLC) - "Legal Issues on Burma" - individual articles


Title: Militarized development is always unsustainable
Date of publication: April 2011
Description/subject: "Decades of military rule have fostered a repressive political environment in which democratic principles are flouted, public resources are exploited for the benefit of the military elite and human rights and the rule of law enjoy little respect. Without basic rights, the voiceless people of Burma suffer the consequences of economic mismanagement that undermines the environment and retards sustainable development. Burma urgently needs strong democratic institutions that promote sustainable development, public participation and accountability..."
Author/creator: Leslie Choi
Language: English
Source/publisher: "LawKa PaLa - Legal Journal on Burma" - No. 38 (April 2011)
Format/size: pdf (56K)
Date of entry/update: 24 May 2018
ML > Law and Constitution > Legal sources and literature > Burma Lawyers' Council (BLC) - "Legal Issues on Burma" - individual articles


Title: The Burmese Constitution: "A Discipline- Flourishing Democracy" Is No Democracy At All
Date of publication: April 2011
Description/subject: "The Constitution "approved" by the people of Burma in a May 2008 referendum has been widely condemned for being drafted by an unelected, unaccountable military government and imposed on Burmese citizens. Burma's "State Peace and Development Council" (SPDC) - the military regime which rules Burma-drafted the Constitution in part as a response to pressure from the international community to establish a more democratic political system. The regime also held a referendum on the Constitution as part of its "road map to democracy." Yet the SPDC's commitment to democracy is tepid at best..."
Author/creator: Dustin Milligan
Language: English
Source/publisher: "LawKa PaLa - Legal Journal on Burma" - No. 38 (April 2011)
Format/size: pdf (119K)
Date of entry/update: 24 May 2018
ML > Law and Constitution > Legal sources and literature > Burma Lawyers' Council (BLC) - "Legal Issues on Burma" - individual articles


Title: Undemocratic November, 2010 Election in Burma
Date of publication: April 2011
Description/subject: "On November 7, 2010, Burma had its first election in two decades. In 1990, the opposition party National League for Democracy (NLD), led by Nobel Peace Prize winning activist and recently released political prisoner Aung Sun Suu Kyi, recorded a landslide electoral victory, surprising even the ruling military junta. Unfortunately, the junta, or State Peace and Development Council (SPDC), refused to yield the reigns of power and has continued to control the state through oppressive tactics over the course of the past twenty years. In the runup to the 2010 election, the SPDC repeatedly violated human rights as it worked to ensure its continued dominance over the Burmese state..."
Author/creator: Lane Weir
Language: English
Source/publisher: "LawKa PaLa - Legal Journal on Burma" - No. 38 (April 2011)
Format/size: pdf (38K)
Date of entry/update: 24 May 2018
ML > Law and Constitution > Legal sources and literature > Burma Lawyers' Council (BLC) - "Legal Issues on Burma" - individual articles


Title: Under Review: Burma’s Failure to Comply with the Convention on the Rights of the Child
Date of publication: April 2011
Description/subject: "In 1991, Burma ratified the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). Every seven years, the Committee for the CRC (Committee) does a review to assess whether member states have adhered to the principles of the Convention. Burma will come up for review in 2012. After the government submitted a report to the Committee in 2009, a group of organizations called the Child Rights Forum of Burma submitted a "Shadow Report" detailing the challenges currently facingchildren in Burma. Subsequently, the Child Rights Forum requested that the Burma Lawyers’ Council do a legal analysis of the status of children in Burma..."
Author/creator: Lane Weir
Language: English
Source/publisher: "LawKa PaLa - Legal Journal on Burma" - No. 38 (April 2011)
Format/size: pdf (88K)
Date of entry/update: 24 May 2018
ML > Law and Constitution > Legal sources and literature > Burma Lawyers' Council (BLC) - "Legal Issues on Burma" - individual articles


Title: Freedom address calls for cooperation and democracy
Date of publication: 16 November 2010
Description/subject: "I have to begin by thanking you for your support. We haven’t seen each other for a long time, but I am happy to see that our mutual faith remains strong; it fortifies me. In order to do our work, we must know what the people want - you do know what you want, don’t you? Well, it’s fine to know what you want, but you must also know how you are going to achieve what you want. I believe that politics must be learned. I have often said, in my talks with the youth, I don’t believe there is such a thing as good people or bad people, or smart or stupid people. I only believe that there are people who can learn and people who can’t. I believe that we, the people, can learn very well. It’s not enough to know what you want, but also to know how to achieve it with integrity. I say this not to patronise, I say from experience that no matter what the goal, if the path is without integrity, it will lose its way and be destroyed. This is why we must achieve what we want with integrity..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: "LawKa PaLa - Legal Journal on Burma" - No. 37 (December 2010)
Format/size: pdf (84K)
Date of entry/update: 24 May 2018
ML > Law and Constitution > Legal sources and literature > Burma Lawyers' Council (BLC) - "Legal Issues on Burma" - individual articles


Title: Accountability and the Future A Commission of Inquiry into War Crimes in Burma
Date of publication: December 2010
Description/subject: "There have been many calls for a Commission of Inquiry into crimes against humanity and war crimes in Burma. These calls often focus on the need to bring the ruling military regime to justice for the egregious human rights abuses it has committed over the past four decades. While the actions of the military regime in its various guises are thoroughly deplorable, it must be recognised that war crimes have been perpetrated by many parties to the conflicts in Burma. This article argues that for the sake of real national reconciliation, any such Commission of Inquiry should investigate the commission of war crimes by all parties. It is held that this could have both immediate preventative effects and help future relations between ethnic groups in Burma..."
Author/creator: Kirsty
Language: English
Source/publisher: "LawKa PaLa - Legal Journal on Burma" - No. 37 (December 2010)
Format/size: pdf (99K)
Date of entry/update: 24 May 2018
ML > Law and Constitution > Legal sources and literature > Burma Lawyers' Council (BLC) - "Legal Issues on Burma" - individual articles


Title: Demand for the Unconditional Release of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi
Date of publication: 12 November 2010
Description/subject: "Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is currently in detention by an order given under Article 10 (b) of the State Protection Act, which enables “the Central Board, in the protection of the State against dangers,” to “implement” a “restrictive order”. The Article then states, “The movements of a person against whom action is taken can be restricted for a period of up to one year”. After the arrival of an uninvited person to where she was being held under detention,Daw Aung San Suu Kyi was charged with an offence under Article 22 of the State Protection Act, which says that “any person against whom action is taken, who opposes, resists or disobeys any order passed under this Law shall be liable to imprisonment for a period of up to three years.”..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: "LawKa PaLa - Legal Journal on Burma" - No. 37 (December 2010)
Format/size: pdf (43K)
Date of entry/update: 24 May 2018
ML > Law and Constitution > Legal sources and literature > Burma Lawyers' Council (BLC) - "Legal Issues on Burma" - individual articles


Title: Suu Kyi says she is seeking: A Non-Violent Revolution
Date of publication: December 2010
Description/subject: "In an interview with the BBC, Burma’s newly freed opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi said she sought ‘a non-volent revolution’ and offered some reassuring words for the military. ‘I don’t want to see the military falling. I want to see the military rising to dignified heights of professionalism and true patriotism,’ she said. The British-educated Suu Kyi also said she did not fear being detained again. “I’m not scared,” she said. “I know that there is always a possibility, of course. They’ve done it back in the past, they might do it again.”..."
Author/creator: AGNCIES, Rangoon
Language: English
Source/publisher: "LawKa PaLa - Legal Journal on Burma" - No. 37 (December 2010)
Format/size: pdf (46K)
Date of entry/update: 24 May 2018
ML > Law and Constitution > Legal sources and literature > Burma Lawyers' Council (BLC) - "Legal Issues on Burma" - individual articles


Title: Excerpt from paper on the National Convention's Principles of a Constitution
Date of publication: December 2010
Description/subject: The NC Principles also over-concentrate power in the president. In new democracies, the greatest danger comes from the executive branch, especially presidents, because they often over-extend their own power. Sometimes they even take over the government altogether and reign as dictator. The solution is to limit the power of the president in three ways: first, choose the president in such a way that he will feel accountable to many different groups; second, give the other branches power to balance the president; third, make sure that the president’s own powers would not make it easy for him to seize control. Unfortunately, the NC Principles do none of these things. The principles would create a very powerful president—clearly the dominant power in the country. No democracy has succeeded with a president this powerful.
Language: English
Source/publisher: "LawKa PaLa - Legal Journal on Burma" - No. 37 (December 2010)
Format/size: pdf (152K)
Date of entry/update: 24 May 2018
ML > Law and Constitution > Legal sources and literature > Burma Lawyers' Council (BLC) - "Legal Issues on Burma" - individual articles


Title: SPDC'S 2010 ELECTION RESULT
Date of publication: December 2010
Description/subject: Seats declared in the Burma 2010 election
Language: English
Source/publisher: "LawKa PaLa - Legal Journal on Burma" - No. 37 (December 2010)
Format/size: pdf (217K)
Date of entry/update: 24 May 2018
ML > Law and Constitution > Legal sources and literature > Burma Lawyers' Council (BLC) - "Legal Issues on Burma" - individual articles


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 23 May, 2018
Date of publication: 23 May 2018
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYIDAUNGSU HLUTTAW: 2nd Pyidaungsu Hluttaw’s 8th regular session holds 3rd-day meeting.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEW: Independent media group collects news in Maungtaw...Mobile team provides health care to people in Buthidaung, Maungtaw...Over 850 criminal cases registered in Yangon Region in one-and-a-half years...Welding fire triggers fire in Mandalay Zaycho Market...YCDC continues monitoring Htein Bin garbage dump...Jade scavenger killed in slag heap collapse...Ministries hold press conference on second one- year performance today.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: State Counsellor receives CPPCC Vice Chairman...Civil aviation department to take action against UAE pilot flying in no-fly zone...State Counsellor receives China’s Special Envoy for Asian Affairs...Coord meeting held for competitions heralding International Day against Drug Abuse, Illicit Trafficking...Eel hatching with Viet Nam’s technology reaps results...Sein Ta Lone mangoes’ export takes air, sea routes to S’pore, Russia, China...CBM increases exchange rate to Ks1,351...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing receives Chinese Special Envoy...India limits traffic on Myanmar-India friendship bridge...MIC releases work in March, 2017-2018 FY, in April, 2018.....OPINION: "We can promote water transport system through PPPs".....ARTICLE: "Receiving compensation for occupational hazards" - By Khin Yadana
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 May 2018
RR > News - Daily newspapers produced by the Government of Burma/Myanmar (archive from June 2003) > "The [Global] New Light of Myanmar", "Kyemon" and "Myanmar Alin" > "The Global New Light of Myanmar" 2018


Title: "Myanmar Alin", Wednesday 23 May, 2018
Date of publication: 23 May 2018
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (13MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 May 2018
RR > News - Daily newspapers produced by the Government of Burma/Myanmar (archive from June 2003) > "The [Global] New Light of Myanmar", "Kyemon" and "Myanmar Alin" > "Myanmar Alin" > "Myanmar Alin" 2018


Title: "The Mirror" ("Kyemon") Wednesday 23 May, 2018
Date of publication: 23 May 2018
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (7.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 May 2018
RR > News - Daily newspapers produced by the Government of Burma/Myanmar (archive from June 2003) > "The [Global] New Light of Myanmar", "Kyemon" and "Myanmar Alin" > "The Mirror" ("Kyemon") archive > "The Mirror" ("Kyemon") 2018


Title: Session of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw, 22 May 2018
Date of publication: 23 May 2018
Language: English
Source/publisher: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" 23 May 2018
Format/size: pdf (155K)
Date of entry/update: 23 May 2018
ML > Politics and Government > Burma/Myanmar's Legislature > Parliament > Sessions of all three hluttaws > Hluttaw Sessions for 2018


Title: Pages with references to "Rakhine" from "The Global New Light of Myanmar" 23 May 2018
Date of publication: 23 May 2018
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Ministry of Information via "The Global New Light of Myanmar"
Format/size: pdf (504K)
Date of entry/update: 23 May 2018
ML > Administration and administrative areas of Burma/Myanmar > Arakan (Rakhine) State > Arakan (Rakhine) State - reports etc. by source > Arakan (Rakhine) State, 2018 - Burma/Myanmar Government sources (pages from "The Global New Light of Myanmar")


Title: The Dangers of Soldiers Judging Soldiers
Date of publication: August 2011
Description/subject: "Burma’s Constitutional court can protect some civilians from the dangers of the Courts-martial system, if it is brave enough. But for others, there is currently no legal protection from military impunity..."
Author/creator: U Myo and James Tager
Language: English
Source/publisher: "LawKa PaLa - Legal Journal on Burma" - No. 39 (August 2011)
Format/size: pdf (119K, 89K - reduced versions)
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs24/BLC_No.39_2011_08_00_The_Dangers_of_Soldiers_Judging_Soldiers.pdf
Date of entry/update: 23 May 2018
ML > Law and Constitution > Legal sources and literature > Burma Lawyers' Council (BLC) - "Legal Issues on Burma" - individual articles


Title: Burma’s System of Impunity: A Legal Argument for Why Burma Cannot Find a Domestic Resolution for its Heinous Crimes
Date of publication: August 2011
Description/subject: "As a variety of international actors, including over a dozen countries and a score of civil-society organizations, increase their calls for a United Nationsmandated Commission of Inquiry to be established for the purpose of investigating the systematic violation of human rights in Burma, the Burmese regime has repeatedly argued that “An independent investigation in international law requires the exhaustion of local remedies.”1 This statement is accurate to the point that, if Burma were both able and willing to impartially and effectively investigate human rights violations through domestic mechanisms and to appropriately act on the results of such investigations, the international community would be obliged to wait for domestic judicial systems to run their course before initiating an international investigation of heinous crimes within Burma. If, however, Burma cannot or will not hold its human rights violators accountable, it becomes both the right and the responsibility of the international community to intervene..."
Author/creator: James Tager
Language: English
Source/publisher: "LawKa PaLa - Legal Journal on Burma" - No. 39 (August 2011)
Format/size: pdf (144K)
Date of entry/update: 23 May 2018
ML > Law and Constitution > Legal sources and literature > Burma Lawyers' Council (BLC) - "Legal Issues on Burma" - individual articles


Title: Out of the Wreckage - A New Politics for an Age of Crisis
Date of publication: 14 December 2017
Description/subject: "In this powerful and positive talk for The Gaia Foundation, George Monbiot brings to life his new book, Out of the Wreckage - A New Politics for an Age of Crisis. George explains how a toxic ideology of extreme competition and individualism not only rules the world, but misrepresents human nature, thereby destroying hope and common purpose whilst fracturing communities and the ecosystems upon which we all depend. He argues that only a positive vision can replace it; a new story that re-engages people in politics and lights a path to a better world, and a more respectful relationship with our beautiful planet. George explore new findings in psychology, neuroscience and evolutionary biology cast human nature in a radically different light: as the supreme altruists and cooperators. He shows how we can build on these findings to create a new politics: a ‘politics of belonging’, and a politics which has community, reciprocity and respect for all species at its heart. Both democracy and economic life can be radically reorganised from the bottom up, enabling us to take back control and overthrow the forces that have thwarted our ambitions for a better society and better stewardship of the Earth. George provides a thrilling and positive vision, and the hope and clarity required to change the world."
Author/creator: George Montbiot
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Gaia Foundation
Format/size: Adobe Flash or html5 (1 hour, 5 minutes)
Date of entry/update: 23 May 2018
ML > Economy > Economy and social justice (global)


Title: THE NEW REGIME’S JUDICIARY UNDER THE 2008 CONSTITUTION
Date of publication: August 2011
Description/subject: "Chapter 6 of the 2008 Constitution of Myanmar addresses the judiciary and outlines the formation of the courts. There are three types of courts created under the Constitution, namely the Union Supreme Court with its lower domestic courts, the Military Court and the Constitutional Tribunal. The Supreme Court has no jurisdiction over the Constitutional or Military Courts. The three institutions are independent of one another but, ironically, the Constitution states that the Supreme Court is the highest court of the Union. Matters in the Military Court or Constitutional Tribunal cannot be referred to the Supreme Court, so it is patently wrong to say that it is the highest court. This lack of authority is made clearer in Article 295 which sets out the disputes the Supreme Court can handle, including appellate/provisional jurisdiction and other original judicial powers that are vested in the Supreme Court. Thus, the presentation of the Supreme Court as a high court equivalent to that of other countries is misleading since most foreign supreme courts do not have such limitations. Referring to the Supreme Court as the highest court in the Union is appropriate only in relation to its ability to issue enumerated writs and act as a court of final appeal for domestic legal matters..."
Author/creator: B.K Sen
Language: English
Source/publisher: "LawKa PaLa - Legal Journal on Burma" - No. 39 (August 2011)
Format/size: pdf (54K)
Date of entry/update: 23 May 2018
ML > Law and Constitution > Legal sources and literature > Burma Lawyers' Council (BLC) - "Legal Issues on Burma" - individual articles


Title: The Burmese Government in Exile: Outcast but not Irrelevant
Date of publication: August 2011
Description/subject: "The National Coalition Government of the Union of Burma (NCGUB) is one of the world’s approximately two-dozen self-proclaimed governments in exile. Traditionally, the term “government in exile” has been used to refer to a political entity that has been forcibly deposed and claims legitimate governmental authority over its home state with the consent and recognition of the hosting state from which it conducts its activities..."
Author/creator: Stephanie Swigert
Language: English
Source/publisher: "LawKa PaLa - Legal Journal on Burma" - No. 39 (August 2011)
Format/size: pdf (96K)
Date of entry/update: 23 May 2018
ML > Law and Constitution > Legal sources and literature > Burma Lawyers' Council (BLC) - "Legal Issues on Burma" - individual articles


Title: The USDP: An Unlawful Association
Date of publication: August 2011
Description/subject: "For decades, Burma’s ruling elites have committed atrocities against many segments of the Burmese population. Ethnic minorities have been violently suppressed, political dissidents have been imprisoned and small landowners have been subject to arbitrary land confiscations. Despite occasional power struggles within the military controlled government and periodic reshuffling of its leadership, these atrocities have continued unabated..."
Author/creator: Lane Weir
Language: English
Source/publisher: "LawKa PaLa - Legal Journal on Burma" - No. 39 (August 2011)
Format/size: pdf (89K)
Date of entry/update: 23 May 2018
ML > Law and Constitution > Legal sources and literature > Burma Lawyers' Council (BLC) - "Legal Issues on Burma" - individual articles


Title: ACTION IN BURMA: THE INTERNATIONAL RULE OF POLITICS
Date of publication: August 2011
Description/subject: "This article considers whether international intervention by the United Nations in Burma can be justified according to principles of current international law (jus ad bellum as distinguished from the jus in bello). Those propositions which are put forward as principle but do not as yet form part of positive law are assessed and distinguished from current international norms. It is argued that in reaching impasse and political stagnation, the Security Council has undermined principles of legal certainty and consistency extant, and held sacrosanct, by the international community as well as within many domestic jurisdictions including Burma itself1. The article considers that while Security Council Resolution 1973 (2011) may have shifted the language of intervention to “responsibility” nevertheless this remains a matter of semantics. Indeed, the international community only exercises powers, as opposed to duties, in respect of other individual states. However, certain reforms of the relationship between the organs of the United Nations are put forward which would help to better enforce the international rule of law, rather than perpetuating the international rule of politics and bowing to the political will of the Permanent Members. Moreover, whilst action with regards to Burma is crucial not only as a moral necessity, should such a reform be recognised, it would become a matter of legal necessity..."
Author/creator: Pia Dutton
Language: English
Source/publisher: "LawKa PaLa - Legal Journal on Burma" - No. 39 (August 2011)
Format/size: pdf (196K)
Date of entry/update: 23 May 2018
ML > Law and Constitution > Legal sources and literature > Burma Lawyers' Council (BLC) - "Legal Issues on Burma" - individual articles


Title: The Elements Necessary for the Development of a Free Market Economic System in Burma
Date of publication: August 2011
Description/subject: "For a market economy system to succeed, it must be based on the rule of law and protected by an impartial judiciary. To a large extent, a successful market economy depends on the trust the market participants have in the legal system to uphold their rights and fairly adjudicate their disputes. There must be an efficient, just and affordable judicial mechanism to resolve disputes, including the disputes involving governments. The mechanism must have strong, enforceable safeguards to ensure that the parties are treated fairly. Disputes must be adjudicated based solely on the facts and the law, not on the identity of the party or the relationship the party has to the government. For example, if a business enters into a contract to purchase goods, it must know that it can obtain a legal remedy if the supplier fails to deliver the goods. Businesses justifiably avoid markets that lack fair, efficient and unbiased courts because of the risk of uncompensated loss. In the Yaung Chi Oo case in Burma, for example, a private Singapore company made a joint venture with the Burmese government to manufacture beer. The government attempted to nationalize the company before the expiration of their contract. When the parties went to court, the judge ignored the Singapore company’s arguments and unjustifiably used its broad discretion under the law to rule for the government. A free market economy cannot succeed in such an environment..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: "LawKa PaLa - Legal Journal on Burma" - No. 39 (August 2011)
Format/size: pdf (122K)
Date of entry/update: 23 May 2018
ML > Law and Constitution > Legal sources and literature > Burma Lawyers' Council (BLC) - "Legal Issues on Burma" - individual articles


Title: The Gaia Foundation
Description/subject: ABOUT US: "We are a small, feisty organisation with over 30 years experience accompanying partners, communities and movements in Africa, South America, Asia and Europe. Together we work to revive bio-cultural diversity, to regenerate healthy ecosystems and to strengthen community self-governance for climate change resilience. With a base in north London, we work all over the world and apply a holistic approach to addressing the root causes of our converging crises, triggered by the industrial growth society."
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Gaia Foundation
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 23 May 2018
ML > Climate Change > Climate Change - networks, campaigns, guides, resources


Title: A Brief History of Capitalism
Date of publication: 21 May 2018
Description/subject: "Nomiki Konst (TYT Politics) interviews former Greek Finance Minister and Greek Member of Parliament Yanis Varoufakis. Get 'Talking to My Daughter About the Economy: A Brief History of Capitalism' here: http://a.co/eXqqRNt
Author/creator: Yanis Varoufakis, Nomiko Konst
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Young Turks *TYT) via Youtube)
Format/size: Adobe Flash or html5 (36 minutes
Date of entry/update: 23 May 2018
ML > Economy > Economy and social justice (global)


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 22 May, 2018
Date of publication: 22 May 2018
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: 2nd Pyithu Hluttaw’s 8th regular session holds fifth-day meeting...AMYOTHA HLUTTAW: 2nd Amyotha Hluttaw’s 8th regular session holds fifth-day meeting.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEW: VP U Henry Van Thio reviews development works in Chin State during five-day visit...VP U Henry Van Thio reviews development works in Chin State during five-day visit...3rd National Conference on Community Tourism to be held in Kalaw...YBS-78 line to appoint female drivers on 1 June...Woman dies in motorcycle accident in Bago...Dawei District IRPD’s library upgraded to Community Centre...Public Talk titled “Youths and Drugs” held in Dawei...Union Supreme Court sits to hear cases and pass judgments...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw holds event to explain Tax Management Bill...Three ministries hold press conference on second one-year performance in Nay Pyi Taw.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Win Myint receives CPPCC Vice Chairman Mr. Wang Zhengwei...Myanmar objects to Bangladesh on illegal border occupants...State Counsellor receives Carter Center Chief Executive...Rice market cool due to lower demand from China...Teak, hardwood to be produced in 2018-2019 FY...Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker Mahn Win Khaing Than receives CPPCC Vice Chairman...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker U T Khun Myat receives CPPCC delegation led by Vice Chairman...Union Election Commission chairman receives Carter Centre CEO...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw, Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker hosts dinner in honour of CPPCC Vice Chairman...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing meets Carter Centre CEO...Union Minister Lt-Gen Kyaw Swe receives Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand...Independent media group arrives in Sittway IDP camps...Mekong MOU on Drug Control, senior officials meeting commences...Myanmar-Bangladesh conduct coordinated patrolling.....OPINION: "Ray of hope for farmers.....ARTICLE: "Enhancing Rural Water Supply and Sustainable Water Management in Myanmar" - By Khin Aung Thein (Anyar Myay) and GNLM
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 May 2018
RR > News - Daily newspapers produced by the Government of Burma/Myanmar (archive from June 2003) > "The [Global] New Light of Myanmar", "Kyemon" and "Myanmar Alin" > "The Global New Light of Myanmar" 2018


Title: "Myanmar Alin", Tuesday 22 May, 2018
Date of publication: 22 May 2018
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (9.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 May 2018
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Title: "The Mirror" ("Kyemon") Tuesday 22 May, 2018
Date of publication: 22 May 2018
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (7.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 May 2018
RR > News - Daily newspapers produced by the Government of Burma/Myanmar (archive from June 2003) > "The [Global] New Light of Myanmar", "Kyemon" and "Myanmar Alin" > "The Mirror" ("Kyemon") archive > "The Mirror" ("Kyemon") 2018


Title: Sessions of Pyithu and Amyotha Hluttaws, 21 May 2018
Date of publication: 22 May 2018
Language: English
Source/publisher: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" 22 May 2018
Format/size: pdf (343K)
Date of entry/update: 22 May 2018
ML > Politics and Government > Burma/Myanmar's Legislature > Parliament > Sessions of all three hluttaws > Hluttaw Sessions for 2018


Title: Pages with references to "Rakhine" from "The Global New Light of Myanmar" 22 May 2018
Date of publication: 22 May 2018
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Ministry of Information via "The Global New Light of Myanmar"
Format/size: pdf (522K)
Date of entry/update: 22 May 2018
ML > Administration and administrative areas of Burma/Myanmar > Arakan (Rakhine) State > Arakan (Rakhine) State - reports etc. by source > Arakan (Rakhine) State, 2018 - Burma/Myanmar Government sources (pages from "The Global New Light of Myanmar")


Title: "Progressive Voice" 14 - 20 May, 2018
Date of publication: 20 May 2018
Description/subject: GRASSROOTS DEMOCRACY MUST BE ALLOWED TO TAKE ROOT.....STATEMENTS AND PRESS RELEASES: Civil Society, Solidarity Activists Express Alarm over Escalation of Conflict in Burma’s Kachin State; Urge ASEAN to Act Decisively on Humanitarian Crisis By Asia-Pacific Solidarity Coalition (APSOC) and the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict – Southeast Asia...Burma Army Targets Kachin Christian Mission School By Christian Solidarity Worldwide...Myanmar: Violence and Unlawful Charges against Anti-war Protesters Alarming for Myanmar’s Civic Space By FORUM-ASIA...Press Briefing notes on Myanmar By Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights...The United States Announces Humanitarian Assistance for Rohingya and other Vulnerable People in Burma and Bangladesh By USAID...CSO’s Statement on the Violent Unlawful Crackdown and Arrest of Public Peace Movement On 12 May 2018 By 390 Civil Society Organizations...ၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရးလႈပ္ရွားမႈမ်ားအား ဥပေဒႏွင့္မေလ်ာ္ညီဘဲ အၾကမ္းဖက္ၿဖိဳခဲြျခင္း၊ ဖမ္းဆီးျခင္းမ်ားႏွင့္စပ္လ်ဥ္း၍ အရပ္ဘက္အဖဲြ႔အစည္းမ်ား၏ သေဘာထားထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္ By 390 Civil Society Organizations.....REPORTS: Increased Burma Army Attacks in Muthraw District Force Karen to Resist By Free Burma Rangers...The Long Haul Ahead for Myanmar’s Rohingya Refugee Crisis By International Crisis Group...Urgent release on the Humanitarian Situation in Northern Shan State, Myanmar 14 May 2018 By Joint Strategy Team...Burma Army commits war crimes against Kachin IDPs: blocking access to refuge, using as human shields and minesweepers, indiscriminate shelling, looting By Kachin Women Association Thailand...မန္မာ့တပ္မေတာ္သည္ ကခ်င္ စစ္ေဘးေရွာင္ ဒုုကၡသည္မ်ားအေပၚ စစ္ရာဇ၀တ္မႈမ်ား က််ဴးလြန္ေနသည္။ ဒုုကၡသည္မ်ားႏွင့္ ေတြ႔ဆံုမႈမ်ားကို တားဆီးထားျခင္း၊ လူသားဒိုင္းႏွင့္ မိုုင္းရွင္း ကိရိယာအျဖစ္ အသံုုးျပဳျခင္း၊ လက္နက္ႀကီးမ်ားပစ္ခတ္မႈႏွင့္ လုယက္မႈမ်ား By Kachin Women Association Thailand.....RELATED POSTS: United States Commission on International Religious Freedom: 2018 Annual Report – Burma Chapter...Human Rights Watch’s World Report 2018: Burma Events of 2017...United States Commission on International Religious Freedom: Burma Chapter – 2017 Annual report...2017 in History as Watershed Year for Human Rights Situation in Myanmar...Myanmar Must Act to Prevent Violence Against Women in Conflict and Provide Justice for Victims.
Language: English, Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: "Progressive Voice"
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 22 May 2018
ML > Activism and Advocacy (groups from Burma, solidarity groups, campaigns, publications) > Online publications by Burma solidarity groups > Progressive Voice


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 20 May, 2018
Date of publication: 20 May 2018
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Over 60 houses handed over to Mro ethnic people in Maungtaw...VP U Henry Van Thio inspects development works in Tiddim, Falam...Opening of new Kayah State Hluttaw building in Loikaw, Kayah State...Union Minister Lt-General Ye Aung opens women’s vocational training school (Katha)...CPPCC vice chairman in Yangon...16thDr. Tin Shwe Literary Award ceremony held...First coord meeting to select 2017 Myanmar National Literature Award winners...Union Minister Dr. Myint Htwe inspects Hlinethaya General Hospital...Stake driving ceremony for Teachers Training Institute...Thunder expected in Taninthayi Region, Kayin and Mon states...Zwekapin trounces Hantharwady in MNL match...Divine night withthe Full Moon...CITIZENSHIP EDUCATION FOR THE 21ST CENTURYWHAT IS MEANT BY CITIZENSHIP EDUCATION?...A trip to the Land of Chin Brethren.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Family returns after living precariously between border and fence...Border trade with Thailand up over $47mln in current FY...Myanmar-Indonesia trade exceeds $1bln in FY2017-18...Prices of areca nuts unlikely to rise this month: merchants...Four Korean artists show works in Yangon...Myanmar’s VUC FC in Group A of AFC Futsal Club Championship.....OPINION: "Speed up afforestation, fight illegal logging to avert impact of climate change".....ARTICLE: "Conservation and Biodiversity for Sustainable Development" - By Ye Lin Aung & Kyaw Khaung Thantzin (WCS)..."Spend 4pc GDP to education sector: UNESCO"
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (4.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 May 2018
RR > News - Daily newspapers produced by the Government of Burma/Myanmar (archive from June 2003) > "The [Global] New Light of Myanmar", "Kyemon" and "Myanmar Alin" > "The Global New Light of Myanmar" 2018


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Monday 21 May, 2018
Date of publication: 21 May 2018
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Eco-tourism underway in Chin State...Dawei to get community centre...Cooperation required to meet target oil production...Jengkol beans see high demand in domestic market...B4B Insights Forum to be held on 26-27 May in Yangon...Dried freshwater shrimps prices rise in local market...Government working to train outstanding youth...Kyauktawgyi with unique design and murals...Myanmar Downhill Junior 2018 cycling contest held in Mandalay...Slight earthquake strikes Sedoktara Township...Police seize guns and drugs in house search...Yangon Alley Garden launched in Pabedan Township...Over 20,000 enter Myanmar from Tachilek in 9 days...Myanmar national women’s team play friendly in Taunggyi.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: PRC delegation visits Myanmar...Constitutional Tribunal member concludes Russia visit...Hong Kong listed company visits Bago Region for factory construction...Japan-Myanmar Joint Committee meeting for promoting securities market...Exports of forest products continue to decrease in current FY...Myanmar-India border trade exceeds $15 million within 41 days...Private sector imports increase by $241mln in current FY...Foreign trade in midyear an increase from previous FY...Myanmar workers in Thailand receives free medical check up.....OPINION: "Myanmar will rise again".....ARTICLE: "Tiddim and the Sial Lum Fort" - By Kaung Si Thu
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 May 2018
RR > News - Daily newspapers produced by the Government of Burma/Myanmar (archive from June 2003) > "The [Global] New Light of Myanmar", "Kyemon" and "Myanmar Alin" > "The Global New Light of Myanmar" 2018


Title: "Myanmar Alin", Sunday 20 May, 2018
Date of publication: 20 May 2018
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (13MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 May 2018
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Title: "Myanmar Alin", Monday 21 May, 2018
Date of publication: 21 May 2018
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (11MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 May 2018
RR > News - Daily newspapers produced by the Government of Burma/Myanmar (archive from June 2003) > "The [Global] New Light of Myanmar", "Kyemon" and "Myanmar Alin" > "Myanmar Alin" > "Myanmar Alin" 2018


Title: "The Mirror" ("Kyemon") Sunday 20 May, 2018
Date of publication: 20 May 2018
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (6MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 May 2018
RR > News - Daily newspapers produced by the Government of Burma/Myanmar (archive from June 2003) > "The [Global] New Light of Myanmar", "Kyemon" and "Myanmar Alin" > "The Mirror" ("Kyemon") archive > "The Mirror" ("Kyemon") 2018


Title: "The Mirror" ("Kyemon") Monday 21 May, 2018
Date of publication: 21 May 2018
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (7.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 May 2018
RR > News - Daily newspapers produced by the Government of Burma/Myanmar (archive from June 2003) > "The [Global] New Light of Myanmar", "Kyemon" and "Myanmar Alin" > "The Mirror" ("Kyemon") archive > "The Mirror" ("Kyemon") 2018


Title: Pages with references to "Rakhine" from "The Global New Light of Myanmar" 20 May 2018
Date of publication: 20 May 2018
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Ministry of Information via "The Global New Light of Myanmar"
Format/size: pdf (402K)
Date of entry/update: 21 May 2018
ML > Administration and administrative areas of Burma/Myanmar > Arakan (Rakhine) State > Arakan (Rakhine) State - reports etc. by source > Arakan (Rakhine) State, 2018 - Burma/Myanmar Government sources (pages from "The Global New Light of Myanmar")


Title: AKO’S STATEMENT ON THE WAR CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY AND THE HUMANITARIAN CRISIS DUE TO THE INVASION BY BURMESE ARMY TROOPS IN KAREN STATE OF BURMA
Date of publication: 11 May 2018
Language: English
Source/publisher: Australian Karen Organisation via "Progressive Voice"
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 21 May 2018
ML > Non-Burman and non-Buddhist groups > Ethnic groups in Burma (cultural, political) > Single Groups > Karen (cultural, historical, political) > Karen (cultural, historical, political)


Title: WAR IN KACHIN STATE: TRAPPED IDPS AND CHALLENGES FOR PEACE
Date of publication: 08 May 2018
Description/subject: "The continued offensives by the Burma Army (or Tatmadaw) against the Kachin Independence Army in Kachin State escalated rapidly in April, displacing over 5,000 civilians. On April 30, over 5,000 people protested in Myitkyina, the capital of Kachin State, calling on the government to free more than 3,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) trapped in war zones. Additional protests took place in other major cities across the country including Yangon. Protests led by Kachin diaspora have also been staged at Myanmar embassies around the globe. The majority of affected civilians remain trapped in dangerous conflict zones, despite multiple letters from religious and civil society organizations urging the Kachin State and Myanmar governments to evacuate the IDPs. Consequently, Kachin youth have set up sit-in protest camps in Myitkyina to call for the rescue of the displaced civilians. If the IDP issue in Kachin State is not solved, similar protests could surface in other states and regions..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Ethnic Nationalities Affairs Center
Format/size: pdf (33K)
Alternate URLs: https://progressivevoicemyanmar.org/2018/05/08/war-in-kachin-state-trapped-idps-and-challenges-for-...
https://progressivevoicemyanmar.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/ENAC-News-Brief-No.-26_2.pdf
Date of entry/update: 21 May 2018
ML > Non-Burman and non-Buddhist groups > Ethnic groups in Burma (cultural, political) > Single Groups > Kachin (economic, social, cultural, political)


Title: BANGLADESH: ENCOURAGE ICC INVESTIGATION AND PROSECUTION OF CRIMES AGAINST ROHINGYA
Date of publication: 09 May 2018
Description/subject: ""We strongly support this and other proactive steps to hold the Myanmar military accountable for international crimes against Rohingya,” said Matthew Smith, Chief Executive Officer of Fortify Rights. “The Bangladesh government should do everything in its power to cooperate and seek justice for the human rights violations against Rohingya.”..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Fortify Rights via "Progressive Voice"
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 21 May 2018
ML > Administration and administrative areas of Burma/Myanmar > Arakan (Rakhine) State > Arakan (Rakhine) State - reports etc. by source > Arakan (Rakhine) State, 2018 - Burma/Myanmar Government sources (pages from "The Global New Light of Myanmar")


Title: MYANMAR: DROP CRIMINAL CHARGES AGAINST PEACEFUL ANTI-WAR PROTESTERS
Date of publication: 12 May 2018
Description/subject: "“Peaceful demonstrations are not a crime, they’re a right,” said Matthew Smith, Chief Executive Officer of Fortify Rights. “The authorities should immediately and unconditionally drop the charges against these human rights defenders.”..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Fortify Rights via "Progressive Voice"
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 21 May 2018
ML > Non-Burman and non-Buddhist groups > Ethnic groups in Burma (cultural, political) > Single Groups > Kachin (economic, social, cultural, political)


Title: U.N. SECURITY COUNCIL: REFER MYANMAR TO THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT
Date of publication: 08 May 2018
Description/subject: "(NEW YORK, May 8, 2018)—The United Nations Security Council should refer the situation in Myanmar to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate and possibly prosecute atrocity crimes, including the crime of genocide, against Rohingya Muslims and others, Fortify Rights said today. From April 29 to May 1, a 15-member U.N. Security Council delegation visited Bangladesh and Myanmar to meet with Rohingya survivors of human rights violations in Myanmar as well as senior diplomats and government officials. “Impunity is entrenched in Myanmar,” said Matthew Smith, Chief Executive Officer of Fortify Rights. “Domestic remedies have been exhausted—the government failed to properly investigate the heinous crimes that have taken place, and that’s precisely why a referral is warranted.” In a report published in November 2017, Fortify Rights and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum documented how the Myanmar Army massacred untold numbers of Rohingya men, women, and children, gang-raped masses of women and girls, and committed widespread arson attacks, razing hundreds of villages in northern Rakhine State, making it impossible for Rohingya to survive in their native areas. Based on hundreds of testimonies from eyewitnesses and survivors collected during a yearlong investigation, the report found “mounting evidence” of genocide. Since October 2016, the Myanmar authorities forced more than 775,000 Rohingya refugees to flee to Bangladesh, causing a humanitarian crisis. Myanmar Army-led attacks on Rohingya civilians were in response to violent assaults on security forces by the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army in October 2016 and again in August 2017..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Fortify Rights and Human Rights Watch
Date of entry/update: 21 May 2018
ML > Administration and administrative areas of Burma/Myanmar > Arakan (Rakhine) State > Arakan (Rakhine) State - reports etc. by date (latest first)


Title: UN SECURITY COUNCIL: REFER MYANMAR TO ICC
Date of publication: 08 May 2018
Description/subject: "(New York) – The United Nations Security Council should immediately refer the situation in Myanmar, including the widespread and systematic abuses against ethnic Rohingya, to the International Criminal Court (ICC), Human Rights Watch said today. During the first week of May 2018, senior diplomats from the 15-member Security Council visited refugee camps in Bangladesh to see first-hand the situation of the more than 700,000 Rohingya refugees who fled Myanmar military abuses since August 2017, adding to an estimated 200,000 Rohingya refugees who fled previous violence. The diplomats pledged to take action on their return to New York. UK Ambassador Karen Pierce said all council members considered the Rohingya issue to be “one of the most significant human rights cases that we have ever faced in the last decade and that something needs to be done.” “Now that the Security Council has heard directly from Rohingya refugees about the horrors inflicted by Myanmar’s army, the need to hold those responsible to account should be clear,” said Param-Preet Singh, associate international justice director. “Myanmar’s repeated and implausible denials of responsibility for atrocities and its longstanding culture of impunity mean that the International Criminal Court is the only real hope for victims to see justice.” During their four-day visit to Myanmar and Bangladesh, council members met with humanitarian agencies, civil society groups, parliamentarians, and military and government officials, including Bangladesh’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Myanmar’s de-facto civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, and Myanmar military commander-in-chief Sr. Gen. Min Aung Hlaing..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Human Rights Watch via "Progressive Voice"
Format/size: html
Alternate URLs: https://progressivevoicemyanmar.org/2018/05/08/un-security-council-refer-myanmar-to-icc/
Date of entry/update: 21 May 2018
ML > Administration and administrative areas of Burma/Myanmar > Arakan (Rakhine) State > Arakan (Rakhine) State - reports etc. by date (latest first)


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 19 May, 2018
Date of publication: 19 May 2018
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYIDAUNGSU HLUTTAW: 2nd Pyidaungsu Hluttaw’s 8th regular session holds second-day meeting.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEW: Religious titles conferred on monks...VP U Henry Van Thio inspects development works in Tonzang, Chikha...Third meeting held for Rakhine State documentary...FDIs invited for insurance sector...Land to be arranged to construct industrial zones in Bago Region...Eight injured in bus accident on old Yangon-Mandalay highway...Trade in turmeric roots cools in domestic market...Rice market cools down in Yangon this week...KNU resolves political problems through political means...Maungtaw students complete basic firefighting course...Ceremony for completion of EQ course for Law Enforcement Officers held...Over 120 Buddha images from Nyaungyan Period discovered in PyinOoLwin...Week 12 MPT MNL matches start today.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: State Counsellor receives Myanmar Consul in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, delegations from International organizations separately...US, Germany to buy organic tea from Myanmar...Exports rise $299mln in current FY, trade deficit up $153mln...Sino-Myanmar border trade through Muse gate tops $577mln this FY...Thura U Shwe Mann receives Ambassador of Japan to Myanmar...Vice Chairman of Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference arrives...Committee for Development Policy announced Myanmar has fulfilled all three LDC graduation criteria for the first time...Myanmar to play friendly with national football team from China.....OPINION: "Mutual respect, understanding can help overcome bilateral challenges".....ARTICLE: "Pros and cons of coal-fired power plants" - By Khin Maung Myint
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 May 2018
RR > News - Daily newspapers produced by the Government of Burma/Myanmar (archive from June 2003) > "The [Global] New Light of Myanmar", "Kyemon" and "Myanmar Alin" > "The Global New Light of Myanmar" 2018


Title: "Myanmar Alin", Saturday 19 May, 2018
Date of publication: 19 May 2018
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (14MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 May 2018
RR > News - Daily newspapers produced by the Government of Burma/Myanmar (archive from June 2003) > "The [Global] New Light of Myanmar", "Kyemon" and "Myanmar Alin" > "Myanmar Alin" > "Myanmar Alin" 2018


Title: "The Mirror" ("Kyemon") Saturday 19 May, 2018
Date of publication: 19 May 2018
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (7.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 May 2018
RR > News - Daily newspapers produced by the Government of Burma/Myanmar (archive from June 2003) > "The [Global] New Light of Myanmar", "Kyemon" and "Myanmar Alin" > "The Mirror" ("Kyemon") archive > "The Mirror" ("Kyemon") 2018


Title: Session of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw, 18 May 2018
Date of publication: 19 May 2018
Language: English
Source/publisher: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" 19 May 2018
Format/size: pdf (176K)
Date of entry/update: 19 May 2018
ML > Politics and Government > Burma/Myanmar's Legislature > Parliament > Sessions of all three hluttaws > Hluttaw Sessions for 2018


Title: Pages with references to "Rakhine" from "The Global New Light of Myanmar" 18 May 2018
Date of publication: 18 May 2018
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Ministry of Information via "The Global New Light of Myanmar"
Format/size: pdf (217K)
Date of entry/update: 19 May 2018
ML > Administration and administrative areas of Burma/Myanmar > Arakan (Rakhine) State > Arakan (Rakhine) State - reports etc. by source > Arakan (Rakhine) State, 2018 - Burma/Myanmar Government sources (pages from "The Global New Light of Myanmar")


Title: Pages with references to "Rakhine" from "The Global New Light of Myanmar" 19 May 2018
Date of publication: 19 May 2018
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Ministry of Information via "The Global New Light of Myanmar"
Format/size: pdf (644K)
Date of entry/update: 19 May 2018
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Title: The Limits of Development and Control in the Borderlands of Burma: An Ecology of Conflict and Control (Part II)
Date of publication: 18 May 2018
Description/subject: "The Arakan Army or AA is the latest incarnation of Rakhine nationalism taken to an extreme conclusion, and taken root in a periphery previously ignored by the state. Its ideological forebears are found in the nearly defunct Arakan Liberation Party (ALP), which like the CNF was relatively inactive in comparison to Myanmar’s tenacious northern and eastern insurgencies. The ALP also signed the 2015 NCA. Its 60 to 100 claimed fighters may be a hopeful estimate. The AA view the contemporary ALP leadership as traitors to a cause built upon a discourse both rich and misunderstood. Rakhine nationalism is that of a neglected colonial backwater dwelling upon past glories, of which the targeting of Rohingya is not a cause, but a symptom..."
Author/creator: Bobby Anderson
Language: English
Source/publisher: Teacircleoxford
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 19 May 2018
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Title: The Limits of Development and Control in the Borderlands of Burma (Part I)
Date of publication: 17 May 2018
Description/subject: "At dawn the upper reaches of the Kaladan River are blanketed with mist extending to the treetops of her banks. This is the time when cooking fires start, roosters wake, babies cry until mothers nurse, and singing bowls are lightly struck. The fog lifts as the sky lightens behind the hills to the east. Fishers emerge from and disappear into that mist in tarpaulin-covered longtail boats of darkened wood: the stuff of classical Guóhuà paintings were it not for puttering engines powering propellers mounted at the ends of long drive shafts. I fetishize the river and those who dwell near and upon it because I am divorced from their ritual, their worry. The downsides are visible to me when a motor stalls or a drive shaft breaks upriver and we are transformed into nothing but a leaf upon the Kaladan, and its ability to destroy is conveyed, especially during the rainy season when the river displays the tendencies of some displeased deity. The Kaladan is the source of life and death; draw water from it, ambush soldiers upon it, capsize in current and become the sustenance for those who make a home in its tumult..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Teacircleoxford
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 19 May 2018
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Title: Genocide in the Modern Era: Social Media and the Proliferation of Hate Speech in Myanmar
Date of publication: 10 May 2018
Description/subject: "When I first found myself working in Northern Rakhine State (NRS) in 2013, I had already begun to observe that smartphones were becoming a global norm, even in the most remote of areas—not only in Myanmar, but around the world. Where I had once so nervously snapped candid shots in rural villages, I suddenly found myself surrounded by villagers nonchalantly photographing and videoing me using their phones. Over the course of a few years, “camera” ownership and use had gone from the purview of the world’s wealthy (in which I include virtually everyone from “developed” nations) to a nearly universal constant—for the rich and the poor—in the form of the cell phone. With that, our mutual camera shyness dissipated, and we (myself and rural villagers) would find ourselves taking turns playing photographer with one another, looking at one another’s shots in a playful and relationship-building exchange: where language failed us, photos brought us together..."
Author/creator: Ashley S. Kinseth
Language: English
Source/publisher: Teacircleoxford
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 19 May 2018
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Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Friday 18 May, 2018
Date of publication: 18 May 2018
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: Motion calls on gov’t to ensure transparency in tax collection...AMYOTHA HLUTTAW: 2nd Amyotha Hluttaw’s 8th regular session holds 4th-day meeting.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEW: Private clinics, hospitals in Yangon to face surprise checks...U Henry Van Thio inspects prevention projects in Sagaing, coffee in Chin...Four ministries hold press conference on second one-year performance in Nay Pyi Taw...Forest dept to grow mangrove forests in Mon State...Illegal goods worth more than Ks 350m seized in Mandalay Region...YSX to link with 50 potential public companies to promote listing...Religions for Peace to come to Myanmar soon...Senior General meets KNU Chairman Saw Mutu Sae Poe...Myanmar Saemaul Undong Project Steering Central Committee holds second meeting...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Joint Bill Committee holds meeting...Thundershowers expected in Southern Myanmar areas...MNL referees to oversee University Football Tournament.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Eco-tourism zone to be implemented in Kyaikmaraw tsp...Singapore fin-tech companies to empower rural communities...Rubber exports drop in April compared to March...Myanmar Delegation attends the Second Joint Working Group Meeting on the Repatriation of Verified Displaced Persons from Bangladesh...Antoine Hey new head football coach of Myanmar’s national team.....OPINION: "Patience, tolerance is key for complicated land confiscation issues".....ARTICLE: "Precautionary Measures for School Safety in Myanmar"
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 May 2018
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Title: "Myanmar Alin", Friday 18 May, 2018
Date of publication: 18 May 2018
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (7.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 May 2018
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Title: "The Mirror" ("Kyemon") Friday 18 May, 2018
Date of publication: 18 May 2018
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (6.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 May 2018
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Title: Sessions of Pyithu and Amyotha Hluttaws, 17 May 2018
Date of publication: 18 May 2018
Language: English
Source/publisher: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" 18 May 2018
Format/size: pdf (169K)
Date of entry/update: 18 May 2018
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Title: Parliament of the Union of Burma Law No. 23/1956 - ၁၉၅၆ ခုႏွစ္၊ အျပည္ျပည္ဆုိင္ရာ ဘဏာေရးေကာ္ပိုေရးရွင္းသေဘာတူစာခ်ဳပ္ အက္ဥပ
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: Parliament of the Union of Burma
Format/size: pdf (68K)
Date of entry/update: 18 May 2018
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Title: The Myanmar Immigration (Emergency Provisions) (Amendment) Law No. 26/1956
Date of publication: 28 September 1956
Language: English
Source/publisher: Parliament of the Union of Burma
Format/size: pdf (60K)
Date of entry/update: 18 May 2018
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Title: The Registration of Foreigners (Amendment) Law No. 25/1956
Date of publication: 28 September 1956
Language: English
Source/publisher: Parliament of the Union of Burma
Format/size: pdf (24K)
Date of entry/update: 18 May 2018
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Title: Parliament of the Union of Burma Law No. 28/1956 - The Myanmar Post Office (Amendment) Act, 1956
Date of publication: 02 October 1956
Language: English
Source/publisher: Parliament of the Union of Burma
Format/size: pdf (21K)
Date of entry/update: 18 May 2018
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Title: Parliament of the Union of Burma Law No. 33/1967 - The Foreign Exchance Regulation (Amendment) Act, 1956
Date of publication: 05 October 1956
Language: English
Source/publisher: Parliament of the Union of Burma
Format/size: pdf (23K)
Date of entry/update: 18 May 2018
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Title: Parliament of the Union of Burma Law No. 34/1956 - The Myanmar Extradition (Amendment) Act, 1956
Date of publication: 05 October 1956
Language: English
Source/publisher: Parliament of the Union of Burma
Format/size: pdf (17K)
Date of entry/update: 18 May 2018
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Title: Parliament of the Union of Burma Law No. 36/1956 - ၁၉၅၆ ခုႏွစ္၊ အစိုးရအိမ္ဥပစာ (ႏွင္ထုတ္ျခင္း) (ျပင္ဆင္ခ်က္)အက္ဥပေဒ
Date of publication: 06 October 1956
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: Parliament of the Union of Burma
Format/size: pdf (21K)
Date of entry/update: 18 May 2018
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Title: Parliament of the Union of Burma Law No. 35/1956 - ၁၉၅၆ ခုႏွစ္၊ ႏိုင္ငံေတာ္ျပည္သူ႔အိုးအိမ္ျပန္လည္ထူေထာင္ေရးႏွင့္ ၿမိဳ႔ရြာ
Date of publication: 06 October 1956
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: Parliament of the Union of Burma
Format/size: pdf (19K)
Date of entry/update: 18 May 2018
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Title: Parliament of the Union of Burma Law No. 40/1956 - The Inland Steam Vessels (Amendment) Act, 1956
Date of publication: 06 October 1956
Language: English
Source/publisher: Parliament of the Union of Burma
Format/size: pdf (23K)
Date of entry/update: 18 May 2018
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Title: Parliament of the Union of Burma Law No. 39/1956 - ၁၉၅၆ ခုႏွစ္၊ ႏိုင္ငံေတာ္ေကာက္ပဲသီးႏွံေရာင္းဝယ္ေရးအဖြဲ႔ (ဒုတိယျပင္ဆင္ခ်
Date of publication: 06 October 1956
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: Parliament of the Union of Burma
Format/size: pdf (26K)
Date of entry/update: 18 May 2018
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Title: Parliament of the Union of Burma Law No. 44/1956 - ၁၉၅၆ ခုႏွစ္၊ ျပည္ေထာင္စုျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ ေလေၾကာင္းသယ္ယူပို႔ေဆာင္ေရးအဖြဲ႔ (
Date of publication: 08 October 1956
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: Parliament of the Union of Burma
Format/size: pdf (35K)
Date of entry/update: 18 May 2018
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Title: Parliament of the Union of Burma Law No. 43/1956 - ၁၉၅၆ ခုႏွစ္၊ ျပည္ေထာင္စုျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ ျပည္တြင္းေရေၾကာင္း သယ္ယူပို႔ေဆာင
Date of publication: 08 October 1956
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: Parliament of the Union of Burma
Format/size: pdf (41K)
Date of entry/update: 18 May 2018
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Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 17 May, 2018
Date of publication: 17 May 2018
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: Pyithu Hluttaw MPs to debate Mobile Payment System...AMYOTHA HLUTTAW: Amyotha Hluttaw discusses aquatic exports and use of alluvial land.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEW: More than 4,900 acres returned to farmers in Sagaing Region...Coastal areas need balance between development and conservation...Explosions damage trains, tracks in Mogaung Township...Five illegal migrants detained at Hlaing Wa checkpoint...Stock trading value on YSX increases 37.6 per cent...Flower growers face losses due to unstable market...MR to offer Yangon Central Railway Comprehensive Development project in 2 months...A win in 2nd AFC Zonal Semi-Finals is not enough for Yangon United to go Finals...AFC Football Coaching Certificate course concluded in Yangon.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Chinese, Malaysian companies discuss investment in YBS...Export value up by $29m compared to last FY...Exports via sea trade show slight decline over a month...Amyotha Hluttaw deputy speaker receives officials from NDI...Union Minister for Information receives officials from BBC media action...Deputy Minister for Information interviewed by ARD German TV.....OPINION: "Hostile attitude towards Myanmar will not contribute to peace and harmony".....ARTICLE: "Let's do away with the plastics" - By Khin Maung Myint
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 May 2018
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Title: "Myanmar Alin", Thursday 17 May, 2018
Date of publication: 17 May 2018
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (8.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 May 2018
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Title: "The Mirror" ("Kyemon") Thursday 17 May, 2018
Date of publication: 17 May 2018
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (7.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 May 2018
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Title: Pages with references to "Rakhine" from "The Global New Light of Myanmar" 17 May 2018
Date of publication: 17 May 2018
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Ministry of Information via "The Global New Light of Myanmar"
Format/size: pdf (180K)
Date of entry/update: 17 May 2018
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Title: Sessions of Pyithu and Amyotha Hluttaws, 15 May 2018
Date of publication: 16 May 2018
Language: English
Source/publisher: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" 16 May 2018
Format/size: pdf (245K)
Date of entry/update: 17 May 2018
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Title: Sessions of Pyithu and Amyotha Hluttaws, 16 May 2018
Date of publication: 17 May 2018
Language: English
Source/publisher: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" 17 May 2018
Format/size: pdf (161K)
Date of entry/update: 17 May 2018
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Title: "Progressive Voice" 7 - 13 May, 2018
Date of publication: 13 May 2018
Description/subject: YOUTH SPEAK OUT, MYANMAR CRACKS DOWN.....STATEMENTS AND PRESS RELEASES: New Briefing Paper Calls for Amendments to the Ward or Village Tract Administration Law By Action Committee for Democracy Development and Progressive Voice...ရပ္ကြက္ သို႔မဟုတ္ ေက်းရြာအုပ္စု အုပ္ခ်ဳပ္ေရးဥပေဒကို ျပန္လည္ျပင္ဆင္ရန္ ေတာင္းဆုိသည့္ စာတမ္းတုိ By Action Committee for Democracy Development and Progressive Voice...AKO’s Statement on the War Crimes Against Humanity and the Humanitarian Crisis due to the Invasion by Burmese Army troops in Karen State of BurmaBy Australian Karen Organisation...War in Kachin State: Trapped IDPs and Challenges for Peace By Ethnic Nationalities Affairs Center...Statement on the Peaceful Protest in Yangon 12 MayBy Embassy of Sweden Section Office in Yangon...Bangladesh: Encourage ICC Investigation and Prosecution of Crimes Against Rohingya By Fortify Rights...Myanmar: Drop Criminal Charges Against Peaceful Anti-War ProtestersBy Fortify Rights...U.N. Security Council: Refer Myanmar to the International Criminal CourtBy Fortify Rights and Human Rights Watch...UN Security Council: Refer Myanmar to ICC By Human Rights Watch...Statement of Purpose for Peaceful Demonstration By Kachin Community of Syndey and Queenland Kachin Community...Karen National Liberation Army (KNLA) Statement By Karen National Liberation Army...Karen National Union (KNU) Statement Regarding the Tatmadaw’s Reinforcement and Activities in KNU Bridge-5 Area, Mudraw (Papun) DistrictBy Karen National Union...မူတေရာ္(ဖာပြန္) ခရုိင္၊ တပ္မဟာ(၅)ေဒသအတြင္း တပ္မေတာ္ဘက္မွ တပ္အင္းအား ထပ္မံတုိးခ်ဲ႕လႈပ္ရွားမႈႏွင့္ပတ္သက္၍ေကအဲန္ယူကရင္အမ်ိဳးသားအစည္းအရုံး၏ သေဘာထားထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္ By Karen National Union...KNLA ကရင္အမ်ိဳးသား လြတ္ေျမာက္ေရးတပ္မေတာ္ ထုတ္ျပန္ေၾကညာခ်က္ By Karen National Liberation Army...Karen Women’s Organization Supporting the Kachin Communities Worldwide Urgent Demand of the United Nations Security Council to Refer Burma to the International Criminal CourtBy Karen Women’s Organization...ျငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရး ခ်ီတက္ပြဲအား အင္းအားသံုးေျဖရွင္းမႈကို ရႈတ္ခ်ျခင္း By Magway Regional Youth Network...Statement on the Violent Crackdown and Forceful Arrest of the Nonviolent Public Peace Movement By Public Peace Movement Committee...ၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရးလူထုလႈပ္ရွားမႈအား အၾကမ္းဖက္ၿဖိဳခြဲျခင္းႏွင့္ အင္အားသုံးဖမ္းဆီးခဲ့ျခင္းအေပၚ သေဘာထားထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္ By Public Peace Movement Committee...PHR Joins Call for Myanmar Referral to ICC By Physicians for Human Rights...Security Council Press Statement on Security Council Visit to Bangladesh, Myanmar By UN Security Council President Joanna Wronecka.....REPORTS: Grassroots Democracy: Analysis of the Ward or Village Tract Administration Law By Action Committee for Democracy Development and Progressive Voice...အေျခခံလူတန္းစား၏ဒီမုိကေရစီ – ရပ္ကြက္ သုိ႔မဟုတ္ ေက်းရြာအုပ္စု အုပ္ခ်ဳပ္ေရး ဥပေဒအား သုံသပ္ျခင္း By Action Committee for Democracy Development and Progressive Voice...Managing Change: Executive Policymaking in Myanmar By The Asia Foundation/ Su Mon Thazin Aung and Matthew Arnold...The Wisdom, Knowledge and Customs of Indigenous Communities in Ban Chaung By Ban Chaung Community Sustainable Environmental Conservation Committee and Tarkapaw Youth Group...Update on Current Humanitarian Situation in Kachin and Northern Shan States, Myanmar By Joint Strategy Team.....RELATED POSTS: Statement by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein...Briefing Paper on the Human Rights Situation in Burma/Myanmar...ျမန္မာ့တပ္မေတာ္သည္ ကခ်င္ စစ္ေဘးေရွာင္ ဒုုကၡသည္မ်ားအေပၚ စစ္ရာဇ၀တ္မႈမ်ား က််ဴးလြန္ေနသည္။ ဒုုကၡသည္မ်ားႏွင့္ ေတြ႔ဆံုမႈမ်ားကို တားဆီးထားျခင္း၊ လူသားဒိုင္းႏွင့္ မိုုင္းရွင္း ကိရိယာအျဖစ္ အသံုုးျပဳျခင္း၊ လက္နက္ႀကီးမ်ားပစ္ခတ္မႈႏွင့္ လုယက္မႈမ်ား...Burma Army commits war crimes against Kachin IDPs: blocking access to refuge, using as human shields and minesweepers, indiscriminate shelling, looting...CSO’s Statement on the Violent Unlawful Crackdown and Arrest of Public Peace Movement On 12 May 2018.
Language: English, Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: "Progressive Voice"
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 17 May 2018
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Title: The Land Customs (Amendment) Act No. 11/1956
Date of publication: 09 March 1956
Language: English
Source/publisher: Parliament of the Union of Burma
Format/size: pdf (58K)
Date of entry/update: 17 May 2018
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Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 16 May, 2018
Date of publication: 16 May 2018
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYITHU HLUTTAW: 2nd Pyithu Hluttaw’s 8th regular session holds its 2nd-day meeting...AMYOTHA HLUTTAW: OTHER DOMESTIC NEW: Myanmar Permanent Representative made a statement on the UN Security Council’s visit to Myanmar...Confiscated farmland returned to farmers in Myittha, Mandalay Region...VP U Henry Van Thio calls for taking early preventive measures against disasters seasonally, regionally...Yangon Region gov’t to set up SME data centre to provide loans to 100 entrepreneurs...Grape prices triple from farm to market...We are honored the State acknowledges us; it raises our morale...Ministries to hold press conference on second one-year performance...Senior General inspects Military training School of Hinthada Cantonment...Three ministries hold press conference on second one-year performance in Nay Pyi Taw.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Trade dept to upgrade agro export quality with quality certificate...Myanmar Wheat Association calls for G2G agreement on direct wheat import...Ministry of Commerce to discuss duty on areca nut exports...Bilateral trade with Japan exceeds US$1.9 billion last FY...Tachilek gate sees US$6 million worth of trade...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives World Bank Country Director, Norwegian Ambassador separately...Dinner held in Nay Pyi Taw to mark National Day of Norway...China-Myanmar (Yangon) Trade Fair 2018 to be held this month...Five British motorcyclists visit Myanmar through Myawady gate...Myanmar Club to play Philippines Club today.....OPINION: "Forget the bitterness of the past, work for brighter future".....ARTICLE: "Empowering Social Security System for the Workforce" - By Khin Yadana
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 May 2018
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Title: "Myanmar Alin", Wednesday 16 May, 2018
Date of publication: 16 May 2018
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (12MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 May 2018
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Title: "The Mirror" ("Kyemon") Wednesday 16 May, 2018
Date of publication: 16 May 2018
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (6.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 May 2018
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Title: Pages with references to "Rakhine" from "The Global New Light of Myanmar" 16 May 2018
Date of publication: 16 May 2018
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Ministry of Information via "The Global New Light of Myanmar"
Format/size: pdf (453K)
Date of entry/update: 16 May 2018
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Title: Parliament of the Union of Burma Law No. 4/1956 - ၁၉၅၆ ခုႏွစ္၊ ေမာ္လၿမိဳင္ၿမိဳ႔ကုလားတန္းစူရတီေစ်းကို ျမဴနီစီပါယ္ပိုင္ျပဳ
Date of publication: 01 March 1956
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: Parliament of the Union of Burma
Format/size: pdf (33K)
Date of entry/update: 16 May 2018
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Title: Parliament of the Union of Burma Law No. 3/1956 - ၁၉၅၆ ခုႏွစ္၊ ႏိုင္ငံေတာ္ေကာက္ပဲသီးႏွံေရာင္းဝယ္ေရးအဖြဲ႔ (ျပင္ဆင္ခ်က္အက္ဥ
Date of publication: 01 March 1956
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: Parliament of the Union of Burma
Format/size: pdf (46K)
Date of entry/update: 16 May 2018
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Title: Parliament of the Union of Burma Law No. 8/1956 - ၁၉၅၆ ခုႏွစ္၊ လူမွဳဖူလံုေရး (ျပင္ဆင္ခ်က္) အက္ဥပေဒ
Date of publication: 05 March 1956
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: Parliament of the Union of Burma
Format/size: pdf (35K)
Date of entry/update: 16 May 2018
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Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 15 May, 2018
Date of publication: 15 May 2018
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYIDAUNGSU HLUTTAW: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw puts implementation in Rakhine on the record...PYITHU HLUTTAW: 2nd Pyithu Hluttaw’s 8th regular session holds 1st -day meeting...AMYOTHA HLUTTAW: 2nd Amyotha Hluttaw’s 8thregular session holds 1st-day meeting......OTHER DOMESTIC NEW: Ks4,800 daily minimum wage set officially...Our strength exhibited in battling Htein Bin fire: State Counsellor...Lychees earn good income due to high yield in Kayin State...Buddhist monk stabbed to death during armed robbery...Yaba pills seized in Myitkyina, one arrested...Measures needed to protect small businesses from being affected...Crop insurance pilot project to start in Ayeyawady Region.....EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Chinese, US embassies in Myanmar release public statement on Muse conflict...MNHRC, UNDP discuss continued cooperation...Free vaccination against Hepatitis B, Japanese encephalitis virus from 14 May...US tightens import rules for seafood, agro products...Exports of forest products decrease to $13 million...Imports of intermediate goods top $609 million, up by $200 million...Norwegian Ambassador, Union Attorney- General discuss scholarship opportunities...Thura U Shwe Mann, Norwegian Ambassador discuss legal affairs...Thai University confers honorary doctorate on Yangon Region Sangha Nayaka Chairman Sayadaw...Constitutional Tribunal of Myanmar departs for Russia...Waste accumulation major threat to beaches....."OPINION": "Arms do not resolve issues nor bring about peace desired by the people"....."ARTICLE": "Precautions and safety measure for hovercraft services in Myanmar" - By Maung Tin Hlaing (Min- istry of Hotel and Tourism)..."Investment in Education"
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 15 May 2018
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Title: "Myanmar Alin", Tuesday 15 May, 2018
Date of publication: 15 May 2018
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (10MB)
Date of entry/update: 15 May 2018
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Title: "The Mirror" ("Kyemon") Tuesday 15 May, 2018
Date of publication: 15 May 2018
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (7.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 15 May 2018
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Title: Pages with references to "Rakhine" from "The Global New Light of Myanmar" 13 May 2018
Date of publication: 13 May 2018
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Ministry of Information via "The Global New Light of Myanmar"
Format/size: pdf (81K)
Date of entry/update: 15 May 2018
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Title: Pages with references to "Rakhine" from "The Global New Light of Myanmar" 15 May 2018
Date of publication: 15 May 2018
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Ministry of Information via "The Global New Light of Myanmar"
Format/size: pdf (566K)
Date of entry/update: 15 May 2018
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Title: Sessions of Pyidaungsu,Pyithu and Amyotha Hluttaws, 14 May 2018
Date of publication: 15 May 2018
Language: English
Source/publisher: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" 15 May 2018
Format/size: pdf (613K)
Date of entry/update: 15 May 2018
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Title: Parliament of the Union of Burma Law No. 10/1957 - The Essential Supplies and Services (Amendment) Act,1957
Date of publication: 22 March 1957
Language: English
Source/publisher: Parliament of the Union of Burma
Format/size: pdf (16K)
Date of entry/update: 15 May 2018
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Title: Parliament of the Union of Burma Law No. 12/1957 - ၁၉၅၇ ခုႏွစ္၊ အစိုးရအိမ္ဥပစာ (ႏွင္ထုတ္ျခင္း) (ျပင္ဆင္ခ်က္) အက္ဥပေဒ။
Date of publication: 25 March 1957
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: Parliament of the Union of Burma
Format/size: pdf (25K)
Date of entry/update: 15 May 2018
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