While it’s no secret that the Government of Burma oppresses its people, the international community has only had survivors’ stories to assert these claims -- until now.One week before Burma’s human rights record will be reviewed by the UN at the Universal Periodic Review in Geneva, PHR has released the first widespread, quantitative reporting of rights abuses in Chin State, Burma.
In a historic event starting on Sunday, January 9, four million South Sudanese will have the opportunity to vote for self-determination.
Stanley Weiss’ Op-Ed in the Washington Post on Friday, December 3?laid out the author’s misguided reasoning for ending US sanctions on Burma’s military regime.
Last year, thanks to the dedication of our wonderful PHR intern Margeaux Fischer, a donation of 441 medical textbooks was shipped to the Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHR), with whom we helped organize a health and human rights training for medical students in 2008.
Embarking on a trip through several Asian nations last week, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton publicly announced the United States' support for the establishment of a United Nations Commission of Inquiry to investigate crimes in Burma.