Civil and Political Rights

Myanmar: Wold Kachin Congress deplores unjust sentencing of Kachin civil society leaders, calls for sanctions against the real criminals – the Burma Army

December 08, 2018 The World Kachin Congress strongly condemns the heinous sentencing of three Kachin civil society leaders to six months in prison and a fine of 500,000 kyat each …

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Myanmar: International Kachin Community Supports Fact-Finding Mission’s Call to Refer Burma to the ICC

3 September, 2018 – We, the International Kachin Community, welcome the August 27 report of the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Burma [Myanmar] and support its recommendations. The Fact-Finding Mission found …

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Thailand: NIPT concerning the use of legal authority by a government agency following the decision of the Supreme Administrative Court in the case of the Karen people and the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plants Conservation (DNP)

Statement of the Network of Indigenous Peoples in Thailand (NIPT) 15 June 2018 We issue this statement in reference to the Supreme Administrative Court Cases Aw Saw.77/2559 and Aw Saw.4/2561 …

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Thailand: Uphold the Article 70 of the 2017 Constitution and the Cabinet Resolution of 3 Aug. 2010 re Restoration of the Karen Traditional Livelihood; Protect the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Statement of Solidarity with the Indigenous Karen of the Kaeng Krachan Forest 14 June 2018Chiang Mai, Thailand Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP), Network for Indigenous Peoples In Thailand (NIPT), and …

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