Asia

Myanmar: protecting public health and safety from Covid-19
The urgent need to enhance measures in Myanmar prisons and detention facilities to prevent outbreaks.
We write to share our urgent concerns about the human rights of three prominent anti-discrimination lawyers and activists who have been detained and face possible state subversion charges.
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61 NGOs warn of worsening crisis in Myanmar; call for safe, voluntary return of refugees from Bangladesh.
42 NGOs warn that return of refugees to Myanmar now would be dangerous and premature. ©Arnaud Finistre
42 NGOs warn that return of refugees to Myanmar now would be dangerous and premature. Humanitarian and civil society agencies working in Rakhine State in Myanmar and in the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh are deeply concerned that the repatriation of refugees will commence in mid-November,...
Myanmar is the world’s second largest producer of opium. Production is mainly concentrated in Kachin State, a region in the north with a large Christian community and home to numerous people who use drugs. Rejected by the local population and threatened by the police and Pat Jasan evangelical...
Mère tenant son enfant dans ses bras, suivit d'un groupe de Rohingyas
Today marks one year from the beginning of the exodus of an estimated 706,000 Rohingya refugees from Rakhine State, Myanmar to Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh following what the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights called a “textbook example” of ethnic cleansing. The newly arrived Rohingya in Cox’s Bazar...
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In advance of the United Nations Security Council’s December 12 meeting on the situation in Myanmar, we, a global coalition of 69 human rights, faith-based and humanitarian organizations, urgently call on the Council to take immediate action to address the campaign of ethnic cleansing and mass...
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MdM fully joins recent declaration of international NGOs working in Myanmar. As international NGOs working in Myanmar, we strongly condemn the attacks carried out on 25 August and subsequent violence across northern Rakhine State. We express our heartfelt sympathies for those who have lost loved...
 
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