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9 Apr 2021
The Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law, and Development (APWLD) and the Women's League of Burma (WLB) held a press conference with Kachin, Karen and Shan women on Thursday (8 April) to call on the international community for a monitoring and intervention mission to Burma/Myanmar, a comprehensive global arms embargo and ICC to recognise mass atrocities against peaceful protesters.
8 Dec 2014
BANGKOK -- Southeast Asian lawmakers today called on Myanmar to scrap a package of discriminatory laws to be submitted for review by the parliament, saying they violate international human rights laws and threaten to destabilize the county in its transition to democracy.   “These laws are discriminatory in their very conception and should be scrapped,” said ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) Chairperson and Malaysian Member of Parliament Charles Santiago.   “Over the past three years under Myanmar’s military government we have
13 May 2014
Thailand last week was stunned by the Constitutional Court’s ruling to remove Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and some cabinet members from their caretaker positions.
10 Jul 2009
So hats off to iLaw for giving Thais the chance to say what laws they want, and what they want scrapped. And are we surprised that in the first flush of enthusiasm, much of the discussion concerns the lèse majesté and cybercrime laws?
7 Jul 2009
Jon Ungphakorn, social activist and founder of Prachatai, has launched iLaw (http://ilaw.or.th) to enable people to propose and amend laws through the process of collecting 10,000 signatures to Parliament under Sections 142 and 193 of the 2007 Constitution.
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