Workers have called on the Myanmarese government to enforce a recently passed legislative amendment regarding labor disputes. They also demanded the reinstatement of two terminated union leaders, along with the recognition of worker’s right to form a union.
At least a 100,000 Rohingya marched in the Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, the largest refugee camp in the world.
Over 100,000 Rohingya refugees participated in a rally marking the second anniversary of their exodus from Myanmar. The community was the target of an ethnic cleansing campaign conducted by the military in 2017.
The report comes at a time when the Myanmar government’s attempts to repatriate 1,000 Rohingya families from Bangladesh failed due to widespread mistrust among the refugees.
The gross human rights violations committed by the Myanmar military on the pretext of national security and counter-insurgency operations has forced over 730,000 Rohingyas to flee the country.
Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were sentenced to a seven-year jail term for violating the colonial-era Official Secrets Act in a trial marked by irregularities
In this episode, we report on the protest in Philippines against the massacre of farmers by Army and war crime incidents in Yemen and Myanmar.
The repeated arbitrary arrests, summary executions, forced labor, ill-treatment and sexual violence committed by the Myanmar army and militias led to the exodus of 700,000 Rohingyas in late August 2017.
The union leaders were arrested for protesting the police action against a strike of workers at The Hotel @ Tharabar Gate in Bagan.
Earlier in October, the United Nations Independent Fact-Finding Mission looking into the violence against the Rohingya population found patterns of gross human rights violations and serious violations of international humanitarian law by Myanmarese forces.
They were accused of accessing classified documents that revealed the role of the state in the massacre of the Rohingyas
The fact-finding mission found that the crimes include mass killings and rapes with a genocidal intent