The UN fact-finding mission on Myanmar released a report last month pointing to the human rights violations committed by government authorities on Rohingya populations in the country. The report finds that “concrete and overwhelming information points to international crimes” which … Continue reading » “UN Expert Chris Sidoti on Potential Decision to Designate Myanmar Crisis ‘Genocide’”Continue readingMore Tag
Representatives from Southeast Asian academic institutions and National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) participated last week in a blended learning course on human rights and the environment in Bangkok.
The course was part of the Institute’s regional programme in Asia.Continue readingMore Tag
Su Yin Htun, assistant lecturer at Taunggyi University, has come from Myanmar to spend three months in Lund to participate in the RWI fellowship programme. During this time, she will finish her research on legal protection of internally displaced persons … Continue reading » ““Research is the Soul of the University””Continue readingMore Tag
The Myanmar National Human Rights Commission recently launched three translations of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights 1948 (UDHR) in the Myanmar minority languages of Shan, Mon and Kachin. This effort was supported by the Raoul Wallenberg Institute.
“Such translations … Continue reading » ““It’s Like Bringing a Thirsty Man to a Well””Continue readingMore Tag
RWI recently held a workshop on the prevention of violence against women in Myanmar for the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission.
We asked a few questions to Johan Hallenborg, Minister Counsellor, Head of Swedish Embassy Section Office in Yangon.Continue readingMore Tag