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Title: Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
Language: English, French, Francais, Espanol, Spanish
Source/publisher: Office of United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 30 November 2010


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Title: Exploitative governance under SPDC and DKBA authorities in Dooplaya District
Date of publication: 11 July 2008
Description/subject: "With largely consolidated control over Dooplaya District in southern Karen State the SPDC and DKBA, as the two dominant (and allied) military forces, operate under a system of coexistence. The local civilian population, in turn, faces exploitative governance on two fronts as both SPDC and DKBA soldiers seek to extract money, labour, food and other supplies from them. Enforcing heavy movement restrictions on top of persistent exploitative demands, local communities are facing deteriorating livelihood opportunities, increasing poverty, and a constriction of educational and health care opportunities. Persistent human rights abuses thus foster the economic pressures fuelling the continuing migration of rural communities in Dooplaya District to refugee camps in Thailand and towards livelihood opportunities at urban centres in Burma and Thailand. This report examines the situation of abuse in Dooplaya District from January to June 2008..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Karen Human Rights Group Field Reports (KHRG #2008-F8)
Format/size: pdf (666 KB)
Alternate URLs: http://www.khrg.org/khrg2008/khrg08f8.html
Date of entry/update: 01 November 2009


Title: Right to Health: International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
Description/subject: Article 12
Language: English
Source/publisher: Office of United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 30 November 2010


Title: Right to Health: Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Burmese)
Description/subject: Article 25
Language: Burmese/ မြန်မာဘာသာ
Source/publisher: Office of United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Format/size: PDF (39.30 K)
Date of entry/update: 30 November 2010


Title: Right to Health: Universal Declaration of Human Rights (English)
Description/subject: Article 25
Language: English
Source/publisher: Office of United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Format/size: PDF (116 K)
Date of entry/update: 30 November 2010


Title: Right to Health: Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Pwo-Karen)
Description/subject: Article 25
Language: Pwo-Karen
Source/publisher: Office of United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Format/size: PDF (81.50 K)
Date of entry/update: 30 November 2010


Title: Right to Health: Universal Declaration of Human Rights (S'gaw-Karen)
Description/subject: Article 25
Language: S'gaw-Karen
Source/publisher: Office of United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Format/size: pdf (91 K)
Date of entry/update: 30 November 2010


Title: Right to Health: Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Shan)
Description/subject: Article 25
Language: Shan
Source/publisher: Office of United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Format/size: pdf (61 K)
Date of entry/update: 30 November 2010


Title: UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: General Comment on the Right to the Highest Attainable Standard of Health
Description/subject: No.14. The right to the highest attainable standard of health (art. 12)
Language: English,Arabic, FRANÇAIS, and other languages also available
Source/publisher: Office of United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Format/size: PDF
Alternate URLs: http://www2.ohchr.org/english/bodies/cescr/comments.htm
Date of entry/update: 30 November 2010