Category Archives: Cases အမှု

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Military withdraws criminal complaints against eight — မြန်မာ့တပ်မတော်က တရားစွဲဆိုထားသည့် အမှု ရှစ်မှုကို ရုပ်သိမ်းလိုက်ခြင်း

FEM welcomes the military’s withdrawal today of criminal complaints against eight journalists, journalist sources and human rights defenders. The criminal provisions in the Penal Code, Telecommunications Law, and Unlawful Association Law, used to charge the eight people are not acceptable under international standards on the

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UN letter to government on activist’s case (MMR2/2016)

A UN letter sent in August 2016 to the Myanmar government protesting illegitimate criminal charges brought against an activist, has finally been published. The letter (MMR2/2016) raised serious concerns about Khine Myo Htun. The joint letter came from the UN Special Rapportuer for Myanmar, Yanghee

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UN letter to government on journalists’ cases (MMR6/2015)

A UN letter sent in June 2015 to the Myanmar government protesting illegitimate criminal charges brought against journalists, has finally been published. FEM staff supported the Special Rapporteurs in collecting information for the letter. The letter (MMR6/2016) raised serious concerns about the cases of these

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UN letter to government on Facebook users’ cases (MMR9/2015)

A UN letter sent in October 2015 to the Myanmar government protesting illegitimate criminal charges brought against two Facebook users, has finally been published. The letter (MMR9/2015) raised serious concerns about the cases of these Facebook users: Chaw Sandi Tun Patrick Khum Jaa Lee The