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Bahrain Tear Gas Attack

Report Documents Bahrain’s Use of Tear Gas as a Potentially Lethal Weapon

08/01/2012

The Bahrain government’s indiscriminate use of tear gas as a weapon has resulted in the maiming, blinding, and even killing of civilian protesters and must stop at once while the government reassesses its use, PHR declares in a report issued today.

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US Allows American Companies into Burma Despite Ongoing Human Rights Concerns

07/11/2012

The US Administration announced today that US companies will be able to invest in Burma, a country long closed to US businesses because of the Burmese government’s deplorable human rights record.

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Opening doors to Rohingyas: duty, not charity

New Age
06/20/2012

On World Refugee Day, a respected Bangladeshi academic speaks out against his country's policy of denying refuge to Rohingya people fleeing violence in Western Burma.

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Myanmar: Victims of recent clashes must have access to healthcare

Médecins Sans Frontières
06/18/2012

The aid organization Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) was forced to suspend operations in Arakan State, Burma last week because of the escalating vioence there. MSF issued a statement today expressing concern that victims of the violence may not have access to healthcare.

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Congressman Crowley on Violence in Burma’s Arakan State

The Voice Of Rohingya
06/15/2012

Today, Rep. Joe Crowley (D-NY), a leader in the House on Burma, released a statement in response to increased violence in Burma’s Arakan State and the Government of Bangladesh’s refusal of refugees from the violence.

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