Part 2 – Olympic Games China Burma Tibet Darfur…in Chains

Part 2 – Olympic Games China Burma Tibet Darfur…in Chains

Olympic Games China Burma Tibet Darfur…in Chains. Video Part 1 –

Olympic Games China Burma Tibet Darfur…in Chains. Video Part 1

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1.    Introduction

Burma is a country of immense potential in people, agriculture, natural resources and manufacture, but because of repressive government and endemic corruption the country languishes in misery. 

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Drug warlord Than Shwe releases actress Nawarat(in Burmese)


မူးယစ္ေဆး၀ါးသံုးစြဲမႈနဲ ့ အဖမ္းခံရတဲ့ ရုပ္ရွင္မင္းသမီး န၀ရတ္ က ျပန္လည္လြတ္ေနျပီလို ့သိရပါတယ္။သူနဲ့အတူအဖမ္းခံရတဲ့တျခားသရုပ္ေဆာင္ေတြေတာ့ျပန္လြတ္တယ္မၾကား

ရေသးပါဘူး။ မူးယစ္ေဆး၀ါးမႈနဲ ့အဖမ္းခံရျပီးခုလို လြယ္လြယ္ကူျပန္လြတ္လာတာကေတာ့

လူကိုခ်စ္ရင္မူကိုျပစ္၊ လူကိုမုန္းရင္မႈကိုသံုးဆိုတဲ့ မဆလ က်ဥ္ဆိုးက စစ္အစိုးရမွာရိွေနေသးတယ္ဆိုတာကိုျပသာေနတာျဖစ္တယ္။

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Letter to Hu Jintao

Mr. President

Let me take you on a mental journey, if you dare.

Instead of being a member of the ruling, and by numbers, the overwhelmingly largest and domineering creed, imagine now that you are a member of a society, race and country that is uniquely distinct and different from all the surrounding peoples and countries, and which is just a small minority, overwhelmed by your own creed.

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Ten Students Sentenced to Hard Labor


Friday,July 25,2008

Ten students—mostly Muslims—who were active in the Buddhist monk-led peaceful demonstrations in September 2007 in Burma were each sentenced to two years in prison with hard labor by the Kyauktada Township court, a prisoners’ rights group said on Friday.   

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United Nations Human Rights Council

United Nations Human Rights Council

From Wikipedia

The United Nations Human Rights Council is an international body within the United Nations System. Its stated purpose is to address human rights violations. The Council is the successor to the United Nations Commission on Human Rights, which was often criticized for the high-profile positions it gave to member states that did not guarantee the human rights of their own citizens.[1]

The United Nations General Assembly established the Human Rights Council on 15 March 2006.[2] by a vote which was opposed only by United States, Marshall Islands and Palau (bound to the United States through Compacts of Free Association), and Israel.[3] The United States explained its vote was due to there being not enough safeguards to keep human rights abusing nations off the council. Venezuela expressed serious objections to the certain paragraphs which it believed implicitly make it possible to find pretexts to intervene in the internal affairs of States[4] and abstained.

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What is a national human rights institution?

What is a national human rights institution?

By Morten Kjærum

In 1991 the First International Workshop on National Institutions for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights was held in Paris. The outcome of this workshop was a set of principles guiding the work and structure of national institutions. These guidelines were endorsed by the UN Commission on Human Rights the following year and adopted by the UN General Assembly in December 1993. However, the idea of establishing national institutions can be traced back to the second session of the UN Economic and Social Council in 1946 where it was decided to invite member states to “consider the desirability” of establishing local bodies in the form of “information groups or local human rights committees” to function as vehicles for collaboration with the UN Commission on Human Rights.

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