Human rights and civil society groups have long criticised the Peaceful Assembly Law, or Article 19 as it is commonly known, saying it has been used by the government and military to suppress opposition.
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Bill to be voted on in upper house of parliament but group of MPs say Burma will only be ready for protests when armed conflicts end
Delegate to annual IAEA conference tells audience that Burma supports non-proliferation and that nuclear programme is peaceful
Aug 28, 2008 (DVB), At least five National League for Democracy members were arrested last night and taken to court today, the latest in a series of arrests of NLD[…]
Panellists on DVB Debate question whether the Peaceful Assembly and Peaceful Procession Act is being used to persecute activists.
Residents in Irrawaddy Division’s Henzada staged a protest demanding citizen rights, constitutional reforms and the abolishment of Article 18 of the Peaceful Assembly and Peaceful Procession Law.
The Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry-UMFCCI expressed on Feb 15 an announcement of its opposition to the Cyber Security Bill proposed by the military. The[…]
About one-fifth of Burma’s political parties have raised their collective voice in opposition to matters both foreign and domestic, chiding UK lawmakers for what they deem undue criticism of the crisis in Rakhine State and panning proposed amendments to legislation on protesting that has been scrutinised for years.