Posted on 27 February 201711
Peace Analysis (24) - Analysis of Mrs. Aung San Suu Kyi’s Union Day speech
The entire speech delivered by Mrs. Aung San Suu Kyi on Union Day, on 12th February 2017, was filled with abstractions about society. In addition to mentioning ‘having rational knowledge’ ‘spirit to take responsibility’ ‘straightforwardness’ ‘national reconciliation’ ‘unity’ ‘love’ ‘peace’ etc., she also elaborated as follows:
“The term Pang Long is exciting and motivating; you shall have to sacrifice and to take risks for the benefit of people courageously; ‘making sacrifices’ and ‘taking risks’ is the highest stage of ‘courage’; my father said that ...
Posted on 30 oct 201410
Statement - Analysis of Peace Seeking Process from the Aspect of the Rule of Law and Human Rights (3): A Violation of International Humanitarian Law by the Myanmar Armed Forces
1. The Myanmar Armed Forces in Burma might have committed a violation of international humanitarian law. It was explored while the peace related situation in Shan state – despite a promise to the Shan State Progress Party/Shan State Army (SSPP/SSA) by the Myanmar Army’s Central Eastern Commander that government troops would be withdrawn from contested SSPP/SSA areas, troop reinforcements are still being sent into the areai – was scrutinized...
Posted on 01 oct 20149
Statement - Analysis of Peace Seeking Process from the Aspect of the Rule of Law and Human Rights (2): Demand for Taking Urgent Legal Action on Murder Case of the KNU Soldier
During the 17 years long ceasefire period between the regime and the Kachin Independence Organization (KIO), the three groups of the KIA soldiers and some Kachin civilians - 11, 4 and 6 persons in each group respectively in 2001, 2002 and 2007 - were killed by the Myanmar Armed Forces, in Kachin State, Burma....
Posted on 27 jan 20148
The Role of Women in Armed Conflicts
Despite the fact that the rhetoric statement on the rule of law has been made in Burma many times, the legislative body, known as the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw, and the government, led by President Thein Sein, neither undertake to change, amend or abrogate national laws to be in line with international law, human rights law and humanitarian laws nor do they comply with international laws which have been ratified by Burma...
Posted on 23 sep 20137
Statement Analysis of Peace Seeking Process from the Aspect of the Rule of Law and Human Rights (1): Issue on Management of Natural Resources during Interim Period
The various ethnic nationalities in Burma have been suffering from atrocities – serious human rights violations – caused by civil war for over six decades. Hence, they should enjoy opportunities for the participation in peace seeking processes in which the underlying issues of the entire civil war are explored...
Potential for Peace in Burma or Regional Instability? - Comment on the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement proposed by the Government of Burma/Myanmar click here