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Thailand: Drop Case Against Angkhana Neelapaijit And Other Women Human Rights Defenders

Monday, 3 August 2020, 6:11 pm | Fortify Rights

Court set to consider case on August 4 (BANGKOK, August 3, 2020)—Thai authorities should ensure their commitment to protect human rights defenders from judicial harassment and drop cases brought by Thai chicken company Thammakaset Company Limited, said ... More >>

Webinar Series On Refugees In Thailand

Saturday, 1 August 2020, 6:23 am | Fortify Rights

Wednesday, August 5 Special Session: Voices from the Field: Myanmar Refugees Living on the Thailand-Myanmar Border *NOTE: This is a supplemental session organized following technical difficulties during the July 15 session to discuss the situation of Myanmar ... More >>

Myanmar: Abide By International Landmine Clearance Standards

Thursday, 25 June 2020, 6:40 pm | Fortify Rights

Government announces plans for landmine clearance bodies (YANGON, June 25, 2020)—The Government of Myanmar should end its use of antipersonnel landmines and commit to using international landmine clearance standards in demining operations, said Fortify ... More >>

Malaysia: Minimize COVID-19 Risks To Refugees And Trafficking Survivors, Prevent Arbitrary Detention

Friday, 10 April 2020, 4:31 pm | Fortify Rights

Boat of more than 200 Rohingya refugees intercepted by Malaysian authorities (BANGKOK, April 10, 2020)—The Government of Malaysia should release detained refugees and prevent the arbitrary detention of new arrivals to minimize health risks due to COVID-19, ... More >>

Drop Criminal Complaint Against Fortify Rights Senior

Friday, 31 January 2020, 8:48 am | Fortify Rights

Thai authorities or Thai poultry company Thammakaset Company Limited should immediately drop criminal defamation complaints against Puttanee Kangkun and other human rights defenders, Fortify Rights said today. On December 6, Thammakaset filed a complaint ... More >>

Myanmar: Ongoing Human Rights Violations Against Rohingya

Sunday, 8 December 2019, 10:48 am | Fortify Rights

Myanmar: Ongoing Human Rights Violations Against Rohingya Child-slave labor, severe violations against Rohingya continue More >>

Thailand: Prevent Forced Return of Ethnic-Rakhine Family

Saturday, 7 December 2019, 11:31 am | Fortify Rights

(BANGKOK, December 6, 2019)—The Government of Thailand should prevent the forced return of ethnic-Rakhine woman Hnin Zar Phyu and her two children to Myanmar, where they face likely persecution as the family of Arakan Army commander Tun Myat Naing, ... More >>

Bangladesh: Halt Plans to Relocate Rohingya Refugees

Saturday, 26 October 2019, 11:24 am | Fortify Rights

(BANGKOK, October 25, 2019)—The Government of Bangladesh should immediately halt plans to relocate Rohingya refugees from camps in Cox’s Bazar to Bhasan Char, an isolated and flood-prone island in the Bay of Bengal, Fortify Rights said today. ... More >>

Myanmar: Lift Internet-Blackout in Rakhine and Chin States

Monday, 22 July 2019, 7:08 pm | Fortify Rights

Myanmar: Lift Internet-Blackout in Rakhine and Chin States Ensure access for aid groups and monitors More >>

India: Protect Refugees, Prevent Forced Returns

Saturday, 6 July 2019, 11:26 am | Fortify Rights

India: Protect Refugees, Prevent Forced Returns Video footage shows Indian security forces dragging Rakhine refugee (Bangkok and Geneva, July 5, 2019)— The Government of India should prevent forced returns of refugees from Myanmar, Fortify Rights said ... More >>

Myanmar: Free Seven University Students in Mandalay

Saturday, 16 February 2019, 12:20 pm | Fortify Rights

Myanmar: Free Seven University Students in Mandalay University students sentenced to hard labor for peaceful protest More >>

Thailand: Protect Human Rights Defenders From Legal Action

Thursday, 14 February 2019, 4:36 pm | Fortify Rights

Thai authorities and controversial poultry firm Thammakaset Company Limited should drop spurious complaints against workers and human rights defenders who raised alarm about labor rights abuses, said Fortify Rights and 88 organizations worldwide today ... More >>

Myanmar: Protect Peaceful Protesters in Karenni State

Wednesday, 13 February 2019, 4:14 pm | Fortify Rights

Myanmar authorities should end an ongoing crackdown and investigate the use of excessive force by police officers against peaceful ethnic Karenni protesters in Loikaw, Fortify Rights said today. Yesterday, February 12, police aimed water cannons and fired rubber ... More >>

Thailand: Drop Criminal Complaints Against Rights Activist

Monday, 4 February 2019, 4:26 pm | Fortify Rights

Thai authorities and chicken-farm company Thammakaset Company Limited should immediately drop criminal complaints against human rights defender and migrant worker from Myanmar Nan Win for his involvement in exposing labor rights violations in Thailand, Fortify ... More >>

Ensure U.N. Security Council Refers Myanmar to the ICC

Monday, 17 December 2018, 5:21 pm | Fortify Rights

United States: Ensure U.N. Security Council Refers Myanmar to the ICC 23 Rohingya groups worldwide call on the U.S. government to push for international accountability for genocide More >>

U.N. Security Council: Refer Myanmar to International Court

Tuesday, 28 August 2018, 10:13 am | Fortify Rights

The United Nations Security Council should urgently refer the situation in Myanmar to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate and prosecute perpetrators of mass atrocities against ethnic Kachin, Rohingya, and Shan civilians, said Fortify ... More >>

Thailand: Ensure Refugee Rights and Protections

Monday, 18 June 2018, 6:19 pm | Fortify Rights

Thailand: Ensure Refugee Rights and Protections Through Refugee Regulation End detention, forcible returns, and establish durable solutions More >>

Thailand/Malaysia: Protect Rohingya Refugees

Tuesday, 3 April 2018, 12:35 pm | Fortify Rights

Thailand/Malaysia: Protect Rohingya Refugees, Urge ASEAN to Take Action Thai authorities push Rohingya refugees back out to sea, putting lives at risk (BANGKOK, April 2, 2018) – The governments of Thailand and Malaysia should cooperate to provide protection ... More >>

U.N. Security Council: Refer Myanmar to the ICC

Wednesday, 14 February 2018, 11:48 am | Fortify Rights

(BANGKOK, February 13, 2018)—The United Nations Security Council should refer Myanmar to the International Criminal Court to investigate genocide and other atrocity crimes against Rohingya Muslims, Fortify Rights said today. The Security Council will convene ... More >>

Myanmar: Investigate Deadly Crackdown Against Rakhine

Monday, 22 January 2018, 8:06 pm | Fortify Rights

Myanmar: Investigate Deadly Crackdown Against Rakhine Protesters in Mrauk-U Survivors and eyewitnesses describe unlawful use of lethal force by police (YANGON, January 22, 2018)—Myanmar authorities should conduct an impartial investigation into a ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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