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Burma: Human Rights Commission fails to act on religious riots

By Fri, Mar 29, 2013 7:03PM UTC 0 Comment

The Myanmar National Human Rights Commission (MNHRC) issued Statement No. 2/2013 on the conflict in Kachin State Thursday, The New Light of Myanmar said today. The Commission said in its statement that the Union Peace-Making Committee and KIO delegation were able to issue a joint statement at the peace talks held at Shweli (Ruili) of...

Analysis: Thailand needs to move beyond human rights rhetoric

By Mon, Mar 07, 2011 2:01AM UTC 4 Comments

By Pokpong Lawansiri On February 28, 2011, the Thai Foreign Minister Mr. Kasit Piromya, addressed the sixteenth regular session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva at its High Level Segment (HLS). The HLS, which takes place in March of each year, was the first Ministerial level speech that Thailand delivered since it...