Myanmar

[Joint Statement] Concerted actions needed from ASEAN and UN lest Myanmar military junta remains regional stability threat
16 November 2022 2:21 pm

(Jakarta, 16 November 2022) — ASEAN and the UN Security Council (UNSC) must move beyond the Five-Point Consensus and immediately join forces to take coordinated actions to cease the Myanmar military junta’s ongoing atrocity crimes, said Progressive Voice (PV), Alternative ASEAN Network on Burma (ALTSEAN-Burma), and the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA). [ Read more ]

[Joint Statement] Myanmar: ASEAN leaders must take decisive steps, stop aiding and abetting junta’s atrocity crimes
9 November 2022 5:09 pm

(Jakarta, 9 November 2022) — ASEAN must stop aiding and abetting the Myanmar military’s atrocity crimes and take concrete action to exclude all political and non-political representatives of the Myanmar military junta from attending ASEAN summits, meetings and activities, said Progressive Voice (PV) and the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA). Justice For [ Read more ]

From Our Member Progressive Voice, Myanmar – Press Release “The Attack in Kachin State Must Prompt UN Security Council’s Urgent Action Againts Myanmar Junta”
31 October 2022 2:47 pm

UN Security Council must stop deferring to ASEAN and take urgent action [28 October 2022] The UN Security Council should stop evading its responsibility to act to stop the Myanmar military’s war of terror by continuing to defer to ASEAN’s desultory Five-Point Consensus, Progressive Voice, Kachin Women’s Association Thailand and Women’s League of Burma said today. [ Read more ]

[HRC51 Oral Statement] Item 4: Interactive Dialogue on the oral update of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar
29 September 2022 5:03 pm

 51st regular session of the UN Human Rights Council Item 4: Interactive Dialogue on the oral update of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar   Delivered by Khin Ohmar On behalf of Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA)  21 September 2022   Mr. President, The Myanmar military junta, [ Read more ]

[HRC51 Oral Statement] Item 2: Interactive dialogue on the report of Independent Investigative Mechanism for Myanmar
14 September 2022 9:06 am

51st  regular session of the UN Human Rights Council Item 2: Interactive dialogue on the report of Independent Investigative Mechanism for Myanmar   Delivered by Priyal Sepaha On behalf of Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA)  12 September 2022 Mr President, FORUM-ASIA welcomes the report of the Independent Investigative Mechanism for Myanmar and [ Read more ]

[Joint Statement] Myanmar: Execution of four democracy activists highlights junta’s brutality
27 July 2022 11:33 am

We, the undersigned, strongly condemn the execution carried out by the military junta against four pro-democracy activists in Myanmar. We call on the international community, including ASEAN states, to publicly denounce these grave violations committed by the junta and to hold them accountable for their crimes. The four include prominent democracy activist Kyaw Min Yu better known [ Read more ]

[HRC50 Oral Statement] Item 4: Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar
6 July 2022 12:42 pm

50th regular session of the UN Human Rights Council Item 4: Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar   Delivered by Ahmed Adam On behalf of Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA)  29 June 2022     Mr. President, We welcome the Special Rapporteur’s update. The [ Read more ]

[HRC50 Oral Statement] Panel Discussion on the root causes of violence and discrimination against Rohingya and other minorities in Myanmar
22 June 2022 3:06 pm

 50th regular session of the UN Human Rights Council Panel Discussion on the root causes of violence and discrimination against Rohingya and other minorities in Myanmar   Delivered by Tun Khin On behalf of Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA)  15 June 2022   Mr President, I am a Rohingya from Rakhine State. [ Read more ]

[HRC50 Side Event] Justice for the Rohingya and All People in Myanmar
10:57 am

  Date: Monday, 27 June 2022 Time: 13.30 – 14.30 CEST / 18.30 – 19.30 Bangkok time Register here: l.forum-asia.org/HRC50-MMEvent Live via: Zoom   This month marks 10 years since violence broke out in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, laying the groundwork for a decade of oppression, deprivation, and violence against the Rohingya. The military, confident there [ Read more ]

[HRC50 Oral Statement] Item 2: Interactive Dialogue on the Oral Update by the High Commissioner on Myanmar
21 June 2022 2:47 pm

50th regular session of the UN Human Rights Council Item 2: Interactive Dialogue on the Oral Update by the High Commissioner on Myanmar   Delivered by Khin Ohmar On behalf of Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA)  14 June 2022 Mr. President, Madam High Commissioner, The Myanmar junta is escalating its scorched-earth atrocity [ Read more ]