On January 2015, the Human Rights Resource Centre published “Keeping the Faith: A Study of Freedom of Thought, Conscience, and Religion in ASEAN.” The Cambodia, Indonesia, Myanmar, and Thailand country reports have been translated to Khmer, Bahasa Indonesia, Burmese, and Thai, respectively. The original report and the translations can be downloaded below. Keeping the Faith: […]
Republic of the Union of Myanmar is a country in Southeast Asia. The country is bordered by the People’s Republic of China on the northeast, Laos on the east, Thailand on the southeast, Bangladesh on the west, India on the northwest, and the Bay of Bengal to the southwest, with the Andaman Sea defining its southern periphery. One-third of Burma’s total perimeter of 1,930 kilometres (1,200 mi) forms an uninterrupted coastline. Burma is the second largest country by geographical area in Southeast Asia.
ACWC Convenes an Open Session with the HRRC During 9th ACWC Meeting
Yangon, 15 October 2014—During the Ninth Meeting of the ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC), held from 13-15 October in Yangon, the Human Rights Resource Centre was honoured to have been granted an open session with the ACWC. Represented by its Executive Director, Mr. Marzuki Darusman, […]
HRRC Co-Organises Workshop on Business and Human Rights During the ASEAN Peoples’ Forum
Jakarta, 16 April 2014 — During the ASEAN People’s Forum/ASEAN Civil Society Conference, held in Yangon from the 21st to the 23rd of March, HRRC’s Deputy Director, Michelle Staggs Kelsall shared conclusions drawn from HRRC’s 2013 Baseline Study on Business and Human Rights in ASEAN and other on-going projects, particularly the Business and Human Rights Reporting and […]
Thailand: Give UN Access to Rohingya ‘Boat People’
BURMA: Military plans to recruit youth to boost up unpopular regime
BURMA: Police allegedly drug accused during interrogation
BURMA: Regional group urges U.N. experts on torture case
BURMA: Burmese lawyer shares his point of view on current situation of the Burmese judges and lawyers and related issues
An Interview with a Burmese lawyer taken by the Asian Human Rights Commission
How many years have you practiced as a lawyer? What kind of cases have you been working on?