Posts Tagged ‘HumanRights’

ASEAN declaration falls short on human rights: UN

November 14, 2012

ASEAN declaration falls short on human rights: UN

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, says drafts of the ASEAN Declaration of Human Rights may not meet international human rights standards.

Ms Pillay says the Declaration should be postponed, because of the inadequate involvement of civil society and other stakeholders in the drafting of the Declaration.

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Daw Suu’s words about the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

June 23, 2012
Source FB of Myo Minn Soe
အဓိပၸါယ္ေပါက္ေအာင္ ဘာသာျပန္ၾကည့္ထားပါတယ္
How often during my years under house arrest have I drawn strength from my favourite passages in the preamble to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights:

……. disregard and contempt for human rights have resulted in barbarous acts which have outraged the conscience of mankind, and the advent of a world in which human beings shall enjoy freedom of speech and belief and freedom from fear and want has been proclaimed as the highest aspirations of the common people,

လူ႔အခြင့္အေရးကို ပစ္ပယ္ျခင္းေၾကာင့္ ရိုင္းစိုင္း ရက္စက္ေသာ အျပဳအမူမ်ား ျဖစ္ထြန္းခဲ့ရၿပီး ၎သည္ လူသားမ်ိဳးႏြယ္စု၏ အသိတရားႏွင့္ခံစားခ်က္တြင္ နာက်င္ေပါက္ကြဲေစသည္။ လူ႔အခြင့္အေရးျပည့္ဝေသာ လူ႔ေလာက ျဖစ္တည္လာမွု ေၾကာင့္သာ လူသားမ်ား သည္ လြတ္လပ္စြာ ေျပာဆိုခြင့္ ႏွင့္ ယုံၾကည္ခြင့္ ကိုခံစားနိုင္ျခင္း ျဖစ္ၿပီး ေၾကာက္ရြံ့ျခင့္ (ႏွင့္လိုအပ္ခ်က္) မ်ားမွ ကင္းေဝးေရးသည္ လူသားတို႔၏အျမင့္ဆုံးဆႏၵ ဟုဆိုသည္။

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TQ USA for standing with all the Human Rights Defenders

May 19, 2012
 

U.S. Department of State Mobile

Winners of the Human Rights Defenders Award

Media Note

Office of the Spokesperson, Washington, DC, May 18, 2012
Zarganar from Burma, and Zaw Min Htut, a Rohingya rights activist

The United States stands with these and all human rights defenders and civil society activists who work hard every day, in every part of the world, to make real the promise of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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