Alternative Asean Network on Burma
campaigns, advocacy and capacity-building for human rights
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Press Releases, Open Letters, Statements
04/07/17 Joint statement by 61 Myanmar and international human rights organizations on Myanmar: Repeal Section 66(d) of the 2013 Telecommunications Law    
03/03/17 Burma: UN body urged to establish a Commission of Inquiry into recent atrocities in Rakhine State    
31/01/17 BURMA: Investigate murder of lawyer Ko Ni, take measures to protect human rights defenders    
05/04/16 ICAR & ALTSEAN-Burma Partnership press release    
17/03/16 Government’s response to UN review “extremely disappointing”    
11/02/16 Burma: Call on the Human Rights Council to extend the mandate of the Special Rapporteur    
29/01/16 Burma: New Parliament must prioritize the repeal or amendment of repressive laws    
05/11/15 International Human Rights Organizations Call for Accountability of Lt. Gen. Ko Ko, Myanmar’s Minister of Home Affairs    
20/04/15 Burma/Myanmar's Prisoners of Conscience Affairs Committee needs urgent reform    
10/04/15 ASEAN needs to address rising intolerance in Myanmar    
10/04/15 Burma: Release student demonstrators and hold police accountable for the violent crackdown    
23/03/15 Burma: UPR commitments remain largely unaddressed    
10/03/15 Burmese government urged to cease the assault and arrest of students protesting in Letpadan and Rangoon    
28/10/14 Burmese government urged to investigate the enforced disappearance of Sumlut Roi Ja    
21/10/14 UN General Assembly resolution must keep the spotlight on serious human rights violations    
01/09/14 Burma: Sustained EU engagement at UN critical to support human rights reforms    
30/08/14 Rights groups call for an end to enforced disappearances in ASEAN    
15/07/14 Burma: Increased number of political prisoners calls for renewed international pressure    
10/07/14 Burma: Four reporters sentenced to lengthy prison terms    
04/07/14 Burma: End the prosecution of Rohingya human rights defender Kyaw Hla Aung    
09/05/14 Burma: Open Letter to President Thein Sein on the abolition of the death penalty    
02/05/14 Burma: Persecution of journalists continues ahead of World Press Freedom Day    


Largest-ever ASEAN civil society conference urges regional governments to establish human rights protection mechanisms    
17/03/14 Burma: Ongoing human rights violations warrant the renewal of the UN Special Rapporteur's mandate    
10/01/14 Burma: President Thein Sein fails to keep his promise to release all political prisoners by year-end    
12/02/13 Burma/Myanmar: Serious Human Rights Challenges Require the Sustained Attention of the Human Rights Council    
30/10/12 Burma: Renewed Arakan State violence underscores government’s failure to protect minorities and to prevent ethnic cleansing    
12/07/12 Burma: Release all remaining political prisoners now and respect civil and political rights    
13/06/12 Burma: International monitoring and protection of all civilians from religious and ethnic violence needed in Western Burma    
30/03/12 Burma: Urgent reforms are the real litmus test of government’s commitment to change    
14/10/11 Piecemeal releases of political prisoners do not demonstrate genuine commitment to necessary reforms    
08/08/11 France must rally the European Union to support a UN inquiry into international crimes in Burma    
14/07/11 ASEAN must combat impunity and support a Commission of Inquiry into international crimes in Burma    
08/07/11 Report card on Burmese president Thein Sein’s first 100 days: Words not matched by actions    
07/06/11 Burma: Government’s rejection of human rights recommendations demonstrates no intention for real change    
12/05/11 Burma’s 100 Days of Parliament: More ‘Nays’ than ‘Yeas’    
29/03/11 A strong EU Common Position is needed to prevent further crimes in Burma    
30/12/10 Open Letter: Thailand must respect principle of non-refoulement and protect the rights of refugees    
15/11/10 Aung San Suu Kyi freed, but Burma taken hostage by the generals    
04/11/10 Burma elections: The chronicle of a death foretold for democracy    
20/08/10 ASEAN/Regional countries urged to support a UN Commission of Inquiry    
23/03/10 The Human Rights Council should endorse the report and the recommendations of the Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Myanmar/Burma
12/03/10 Burmese Election Laws an Insult to Democracy and Rule of Law - FIDH/ BLC/Altsean-Burma Press Release    
01/03/10 Burma: Aung San Suu Kyi must be released immediately Supreme Court's decision on her house arrest another travesty of justice - FIDH/ Altsean-Burma Press Release    
20/11/09 UN General Assembly resolution: time for concrete action    
30/10/09 Burma's 2010 elections will bring more problems to region, says human rights group    
19/08/09 EU sanctions against SPDC are inadequate: EU must back a UNSC Commission of Inquiry    
11/08/09 ASEAN activists condemn the unlawful imprisonment of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, call for UN Security Council action    
11/08/09 An unfair sentence, a dark future for the country - FIDH/BLC/Altsean-Burma Press Release    
16/05/08 Call for immediate action to ensure cyclone Nargis survivors get aid - SAPA Statement    
01/03/08 The Burmese referendum that isn't - ASEAN urged to reject "outrageous farce"    
14/02/08 Referendum is the SPDC’s latest con, regional human rights group says    
28/12/07 Burma at 60: Time for change!    
18/11/07 Burma - Time for ASEAN to bite the bullet and back genuine solutions    
17/11/07 Burma needs priority attention from ASEAN, says UN official    
25/10/07 ASEAN urged: stop passing the buck on Burma    
12/10/07 "Put your money where your mouth is" - ASEAN activists urge tougher EU sanctions on Burma    
26/09/07 Altsean-Burma condemns SPDC crackdown    
17/07/07 Burma's National Convention may destabilize region, activists warn    
11/04/07 Activists challenge Burmese junta: release Suu Kyi