Press release

E.g., 07/05/2020
E.g., 07/05/2020
As international humanitarian organisations working with communities throughout Rakhine State, we express deep concern for all those affected by the upsurge in fighting between the Arakan Army (AA) and the Myanmar Military in northern Rakhine State. This area in and around the Kyauk Tan village...
With shock and sadness 16 humanitarian organizations received the news of a fatal shooting incident involving a vehicle of the World Health Organization (WHO) carrying COVID-19 test samples in Rakhine State. We express our sincere condolences to the family and UN colleagues of Mr Pyae Sone Win...
Photo by Kaung Htet/Oxfam
"So today, on International Women’s Day, we are saying no more murder, rape and beatings; no more being robbed of land; no more ignoring women’s role as peace-builders and –makers. We want an end to women doing most of the unpaid care work and being paid less than men for the...
Photo by Kaung Htet/Oxfam
Women across the globe are facing new threats which risk dismantling decades of hard-won rights and de-railing the effort to end extreme poverty, Oxfam warns today. Ahead of International Women’s Day next week, the international aid agency says that the renewal of the global gag rule...
MPs asked to protect Myanmar’s poorest farmers from the risks of large-scale agribusiness
Farmers across Myanmar are at risk of losing their land, being buried in debt and sidelined in Myanmar’s rush to develop if policies protecting the interests of small-scale farmers are not put in place, civil society organisations say in a meeting with government officials and MPs today in...
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