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  • US/ASEAN: Rights Should Top Sunnylands Agenda

    US/ASEAN: Rights Should Top Sunnylands Agenda

    Expand Left: Prime Minister Hun Sen has ruled over Cambodia for more than 30 years, using violence, intimidation, and politically motivated arrests and prosecutions against all perc…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Zama Neff
    Zama Neff is the executive director of the children's rights division of Human Rights Watch. She also co-chairs the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack (GCPEA). Neff has conducted fact-finding investigations and is the author of report…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Arvind Ganesan
    Arvind Ganesan is the director of Human Rights Watch’s Business and Human Rights Division. He leads the organization’s work to expose human rights abuses linked to business and other economic activity, hold institutions accountable, and develop s…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Australia: ASEAN Summit Should Promote Rights

    Australia: ASEAN Summit Should Promote Rights

    Expand Southeast Asian leaders pose for a picture with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull during the ASEAN-Australia Biennial Summit in Vientiane, Laos, September 7, 2016. …
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Human Rights Should Be a Focus of ASEAN-Australia Summit

    Human Rights Should Be a Focus of ASEAN-Australia Summit

    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Myanmar: Accountability for Ethnic Cleansing Urgently Required

    Myanmar: Accountability for Ethnic Cleansing Urgently Required

    Expand Abdul Kareem, a Rohingya Muslim, carries his mother, Alima Khatoon, to a refugee camp after crossing from Burma into Bangladesh on Sept. 16, 2017. © 201…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • A time to stand up for human rights: UN rights body needs to ensure effective outcomes, placing victims first
    In this anniversary year, we share your concerns at the gap between the promise of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and its implementation.The hashtag for your UDHR campaign is appropriately #StandUp4HumanRights. This is a time when all who…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Failing Rohingya Rape Victims in Bangladesh

    Failing Rohingya Rape Victims in Bangladesh

    Expand Rohingya refugees walk inside Kutupalong refugee camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh January 8, 2018. © 2018 Reuters “Sanctuary.” What does…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Destruction of Howay Yar
    Satellite imagery recorded before and after the demolition of the intact village of Howay Yar.  
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Demolition of Myin Hlut
    Satellite imagery recorded before and after the clearing of the destroyed village of Myin Hlut. 
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

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The Guardian: Burma

  • The Guardian view on the ousting of Aung San Suu Kyi’s political ally | Editorial
    By deposing Thura Shwe Mann as chair of the government party, the generals again dash democratic hopes in BurmaBurma’s so-called transition to democracy has been a fraught process from the beginning. It was clear when it started in 2010 that most o…
    - 17 Aug 15, 2:47pm -
  • From Nigeria to Burma’s jungle: courage and compassion in the war with Japan
    As the world marks VJ day, a remarkable story of an African soldier rescued by Burmese villagers on the forgotten frontA few months before he was shot as an enemy soldier in its sweltering jungles, 16-year-old Nigerian Isaac Fadoyebo had never even h…
    - 15 Aug 15, 7:05pm -
  • Turmoil in Burma's military-backed ruling party as leaders are deposed
    Key figures including the parliament’s Speaker removed amid tensions within Union Solidarity and Development party, which grew out of former junta Burmese security forces surrounded the headquarters of the ruling Union Solidarity and Development pa…
    - 13 Aug 15, 9:56am -
  • Photo highlights of the day: WWII bomb and black balls in LA
    The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world, including an unexploded bomb in London, the EU migration crisis, and a very big queue for a job fair in Indonesia Continue reading...
    - 11 Aug 15, 9:20am -
  • The forgotten army of WWII: West Africa's soldiers in Burma – exclusive video
    Nigerians made up more than half of the total force of 90,000 West African soldiers deployed to south east Asia after 1943, as part of the British army’s 81st and 82nd (West Africa) Divisions. But while the role of Indians and Gurkhas in the campai…
    - 10 Aug 15, 6:40am -
  • The 20 photographs of the week
    The migrant crisis in Europe, Stuart Broad at the Ashes, the wildfires in California – the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week Continue reading...
    - 8 Aug 15, 9:16am -
  • Flooding in Burma likely to spread south - video
    Flooding in Burma is likely to spread further south, the UN announced on Tuesday. Over 200,000 people have been affected, and 46 killed, by the heavy monsoon rain which has caused flashfloods and landslides in central and northern areas of the countr…
    - 4 Aug 15, 4:42pm -
  • Deadly floods leave trail of destruction across southern Asia
    More than 100 people have died and up to 1 million have fled their homes, with areas of Burma declared disaster zones and India also badly hitHeavy monsoon rains have continued to lash much of southern Asia, threatening further casualties and more de…
    - 3 Aug 15, 8:35am -
  • Burma flood toll will increase as monsoon rains lash region, warns UN
    Thousands have already been affected by the downpours and aid workers fear that the death toll of 27 is likely to grow significantly higherThe toll from flash floods and landslides in Burma after days of torrential rain is likely to spike, the UN has…
    - 2 Aug 15, 1:47am -
  • Hunt is on for 33 slave ships off coast of Papua New Guinea
    Immigration officials seek trawler fleet crewed by 1,000 trafficked Burmese men that is thought likely to be supplying the UK with seafoodA fleet of at least 30 fishing trawlers crewed by slaves is being hunted off the coast of Papua New Guinea as th…
    - 1 Aug 15, 5:00pm -
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