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Rights Groups Question Easing of US Sanctions on Burma

Voice of America
04/15/2012

PHR and other notable human rights groups sent a letter to President Obama questioning his decision to ease sanctions on Burma.

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Lifting Sanctions on Burma's Regime Would be a Mistake

United to End Genocide blog
04/08/2012

Because of last week's election of Nobel Peace Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi — who spent years under house arrest, and sometimes in prison, fighting for democracy and justice — to parliament, calls have grown all week for all economic sanctions and international pressure on the Burmese regime to be lifted. Doing so would be a huge mistake.

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Burma’s Uncertain Future

The New Yorker
04/06/2012

A story on "Burma's Uncertain Future," in which The New Yorker discusses Burma's recent incremental human rights improvements and fragile democracy includes findings from PHR's report on government attacks on Kachin as an example of how far the country still needs to go.

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Crimes Against Humanity in Burma

Press Release

Measured Response to Easing of Sanctions Against Burma is Urged

04/05/2012

In response to the United States Administration’s announcement this week that it would ease certain sanctions against the Government of Burma following recent positive developments in that country, PHR urged the international community to maintain a measured response.

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By-elections, democracy and sanctions

Democratic Voice of Burma
04/01/2012

PHR's Burma Project Director, Bill Davis, writes in the Democratic Voice of Burma that sanctions in the country must remain until more substantive reforms become a reality.

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