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An Anglican priest has poured his own blood on the floor of a petrol station on Good Friday, to protest against Total Oil’s investments in Burma.
The Rohingya of Burma are a desperate people. Considered “illegal immigrants” without basic citizenship rights by Rangoon, they subsist in impoverished townships and refugee camps where they live in constant fear of the threat of external violence.
Evidence has emerged that Thailand’s navy shot at ethnic Rohingya 'boat people,' causing at least two deaths, Human Rights Watch said today.
The UN Special Rapporteur on human rights situation in Burma (Myanmar) says that the process of reform needs to go far deeper.
Amnesty has warned that military ties between the UK and Libya, Somalia and Burma must only be established if there are “comprehensive safeguards” against human rights abuses.
Western countries who are members of the 'Paris Club' have now agreed to cancel 50 per cent of the debt owed to them by Burma (Myanmar).
The deaths of people in ethnic clashes in Burma’s Rakhine state are a tragic loss of life and must be dealth with immediately, human rights groups say.
The World Council of Churches' decision-making body has expressed its support for the active participation of Christians in Burmese peacemaking.
As the Burmese authorities released a limited number of prisoners of conscience, Amnesty International urged them to free the rest.
Human rights campaigners in Northern Ireland have welcomed the announcement of details of the visit of Aung San Suu Kyi to Ireland next month.