Asia

Les manifestations de résistance civile à Rangoun et dans tout le Myanmar ont plongé le pays dans une situation de crise politique et humanitaire © Reuters
Since the 1 st of February, Myanmar has entered a phase of political crisis with a dramatic collapse of all services, including access to health care services and basic support for the most vulnerable within the population.
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INGOs call for an end to violence against civilians including children and warn of imminent humanitarian crisis.
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Over three years since violence in Myanmar forced more than 700,000 Rohingya into Bangladesh, refugees continue to wait for safe, dignified, and voluntary return to their homeland. In Myanmar, approximately 600,000 Rohingya remain, including 130,000 confined to camps in central Rakhine state, where...
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,...
Au Myanmar, Médecins du Monde apporte une aide humanitaire auprès des populations birmanes depuis 1994 © Sebastien Duijndam
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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