Young Human Rights Defenders: From the Mekong Region to ASEAN

By Dokkeo Sykham (The voice of Lao youth) “Even though we come here with different issues, we are here to achieve the same goal. We work to strengthen a common ground of respecting, promoting, and protecting human rights of all [...]

By |July 6th, 2015|Human Rights, Youth Empowerment|

Where the Rivers Meet: Youth and Women’s Leadership Program (YLP)

Program Description: เนื้อหาของโปรแกรม Where the Rivers Meet is a regional programof Weaving Bonds Across Bordersto empower youth of the Mekong and Salween regions to take leadership roles on issues related with peacebuilding, community participation and water management both within communities [...]

By |July 6th, 2015|Human Rights, Youth Empowerment|

13th Stateless Children’s Day on January 10, 2015: “Thai Children will go to ASEAN, Where Will Stateless Children Go?”

By Katie Clark, Legal Status Network Foundation (LSNF) January 13, 2015 The Legal Status Network Foundation (LSNF) is a network aimed at promoting the human rights of stateless people and influencing policy and development through their network of organizations. The [...]

By |January 14th, 2015|Campaigns, Human Rights|

Advocacy Training and Study Trip in Thailand

Advocacy Training and Study Trip in Thailand Phoe Thaike youth from Myanmar, supported by TDH-G I joined advocacy training at Earth Right School with earth right students and Mekong youth who from different regions. We studied about Campaign and Advocacy. [...]

By |December 9th, 2014|Human Rights, Youth Empowerment|

Migrant schooling cuts upset

Obec proposal would strike free education A government plan to cut state educational support to migrant workers' children has drawn opposition from a non-government organisation. Cutting funding for foreign students would limit their access to education, undermining the principle of [...]

By |September 8th, 2014|Human Rights, Other News|

Villagers want creek cleaned up before more mines open

A lawyer representing Karen villagers in lower Klity Creek in Kanchanaburi's Thong Pha Phum district, who have suffered lead poisoning since the 1990s, said yesterday the Pollution Control Department (PCD) had ignored a Supreme Administrative Court order to rehabilitate the [...]

Burmese military stokes war in northern Shan State to clear way for Salween dam

Press release by the Shan Sapawa Environmental Organisation April 1, 2013 The Burmese Army has given an ultimatum to the Shan State Army-North (SSA-N) to clear its troops from the west bank of the Salween River in an area where [...]

By |April 7th, 2013|Dams and development projects, Human Rights|

Thai authorities sell Rohingya refugees to human traffickers

Rohingya migrants sit in a boat as they are intercepted by Thai authorities off the sea in Phuket, southern Thailand on New Year's Day. Pic: AP. Thai authorities have “sold off” ethnic Rohingya migrants who have arrived in Thailand by [...]

By |January 22nd, 2013|Human Rights|

Burma flood relief teams ‘threatened’

Wednesday, 2 November 2011 By Min Lwin Children seen wading through floodwaters in Pakokku last month (DVB) Relief efforts in the flood-stricken region of central Burma are being hampered by intimidation and threats from township-level authorities, who consider public-run initiatives [...]

By |November 2nd, 2011|Human Rights, Other News|

Chance for Burma to End Ethnic Conflict: TBBC

Chance for Burma to End Ethnic Conflict: TBBC.

By |October 26th, 2011|Human Rights, Other News|