The NUG’s Ministry of Human Rights announced a series of commitments to enfranchise ethnic Rohingya and other minorities in a statement issued on June 27. In the note, the government’s Ministry of Human Rights welcomed a panel discussion at a UN Human Rights Council meeting that discussed the root causes of atrocities committed against Rohingya …
Amnesty International has welcomed the establishment of a high-level Arakan Commission headed by former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan, but has called for it to address the human rights situation in the volatile region, while investigating decades of discrimination against minorities.
Drawn out court proceedings, weak law enforcement and conservative attitudes towards women undermine justice in rape cases
Lawmakers and activists assess the performance of the current parliament, as the NLD prepares to take the reigns in 2016.
T’s husband ended their relationship with a simple text message, after leaving her for another woman. T turned to the Monogamy Bill for protection.
The NLD’s landslide victory over the USDP is seen to many as a dismissal of the anti-Mulism rhetoric that was employed by Ma-Ba-Tha during the election.