Some 20,000 convicts toil in prison labour camps across the country, where they face abuse, exploitation and forced labour, a Myanmar Now investigation finds.
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Burma’s parliament has announced it will ratify the International Labour Organization’s Convention on the Worst Forms of Child Labour on 18 December, exactly one year after signing.
Pledges of citizenship and development for persecuted Muslim minority thwarted by continued forced labour reports in Arakan state
International Labour Organisation sends out ominous warning with implications for Burma which has never signed the UN child labour convention
Jul 11, 2008 (DVB), The International Labour Organisation has spoken out against the Burmese Supreme Court's decision to deny the appeal of six activists against their lengthy prison sentences. In[…]
Jun 2, 2008 (DVB), An International Labour Organisation committee has said it is concerned that forced labour could be used in reconstruction efforts after Cyclone Nargis, in a meeting on[…]
Panellists on DVB Debate discuss how to protect the millions of migrant labourers who leave Burma in search of work.
Sayad fled a witch hunt in both Burma and Malaysia and is now being held in indefinite detenton in Australia, a victim of the Gillard administration’s controversial refugee policy
Feb 24, 2010 (DVB)-Three army officials in Burma have been imprisoned in what the International Labour Organisation hail as an unprecedented reprimand of child soldier recruiters by the ruling junta.[…]