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Forced Labour in Myanmar (Burma) Report of the ILO Commission of Inquiry

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Title: Forced Labour in Myanmar (Burma)
Date of publication: 02 July 1998
Description/subject: "Report of the Commission of Inquiry appointed under article 26 of the Constitution of the International Labour Organization to examine the observance by Myanmar of the Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (No. 29)"...Full Text (about 400 pages) The central ILO report on forced labour in Burma. Appendix III contains 246 interviews, largely with people from non-Burman ethnic groups - Chin, Rohingya, Arakanese, Karen, Karenni, Shan, Pa-O, Mon. The interviews cover forced labour, but also many other violations of human rights such as killings (executions), rape, torture, looting, forced relocation (forced displacement) violence against women, violence against children, looting. ADDITIONAL KEYWORDS: forced resettlement, forced relocation, forced movement, forced displacement, forced migration, forced to move, displaced
Language: English
Source/publisher: International Labour Office
Format/size: Main link (html by section); 2nd html link, complete text - for searching online (1800K); Word - for download (2010K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs/myanmar-OBL.htm
http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs/myanmar-COI-OBL.doc
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Report of the ILO Commission of Inquiry: customised version highlighting forced relocation and land confiscation.
Date of publication: 02 July 1998
Description/subject: Extracts on forced relocation and confiscation of land from the report of the Commission of Inquiry appointed under article 26 of the Constitution of the International Labour Organization to examine the observance by Myanmar of the Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (No. 29). Though its main focus was forced labour, the Commission of Inquiry also reported other violations of human rights. This series of customised versions of the report takes a number of these themes. The present document highlights references to forced relocation and confiscation of land. ... ADDITIONAL KEYWORDS: forced resettlement, forced relocation, forced movement, forced displacement, forced migration, forced to move, displaced
Language: English
Source/publisher: ILO Commission of Inquiry (extracts)
Format/size: html (222K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Report of the ILO Commission of Inquiry: customised version highlighting torture and ill-treatment
Date of publication: 02 July 1998
Description/subject: Full text of the Report of the Commission of Inquiry appointed under article 26 of the Constitution of the International Labour Organization to examine the observance by Myanmar of the Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (No. 29). Sections referring to torture or ill-treatment are highlighted.
Language: English
Source/publisher: International Labour Office via BPF
Format/size: html (1.01MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Report of the ILO Commission of Inquiry: customised version highlighting violence against children
Date of publication: 02 July 1998
Description/subject: Extracts on children from the Report of the Commission of Inquiry appointed under article 26 of the Constitution of the International Labour Organization to examine the observance by Myanmar of the Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (No. 29)
Language: English
Source/publisher: ILO Commission of Inquiry
Format/size: html (536K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Report of the ILO Commission of Inquiry: customised version highlighting violence against the Rohingyas
Date of publication: 02 July 1998
Description/subject: Extracts on the Rohingyas from the report of the ILO Commission of Inquiry into forced labour in Myanmar (Burma). ".... the situation in the northern part of Rakhine State appears to be more severe in all respects than that prevailing in most other parts of the country. Most of the witnesses questioned on this subject, who were members of the Rohingya ethnic group, and who had left the country very recently, claimed to have been subjected to systematic discrimination by the authorities..." (ILO Report, para 435). The 1998 ILO Inquiry into forced labour in Burma covers a wide range of human rights violations in addition to forced labour. The Commission of Inquiry, which is the most senior body to have examined human rights in Burma, reported that the Rohingyas suffer a higher level of discrimination than other groups in the country.
Language: English
Source/publisher: ILO (customised by BPF)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Report of the ILO Commission of Inquiry: customised version highlighting violence against women
Date of publication: 02 July 1998
Description/subject: Extracts from the report of the Commission of Inquiry appointed under article 26 of the Constitution of the International Labour Organization to examine the observance by Myanmar of the Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (No. 29)
Language: English
Source/publisher: ILO Commission of Inquiry
Format/size: html (383K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Trabajo forzoso en Myanmar (Birmania)
Date of publication: 02 July 1998
Description/subject: "Informe de la Comisión de Encuesta instituida en virtud del artículo 26 de la Constitución de la Organización Internacional del Trabajo para examinar la observancia por Myanmar del Convenio sobre el trabajo forzoso, 1930 (núm. 29)" El documento principal sobre el trabajo forzoso en Birmania.
Language: Espanol
Source/publisher: Oficina Internacional del Trabajo
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Travail forcé au Myanmar (Birmanie)
Date of publication: 02 July 1998
Description/subject: "Rapport de la commission d'enquête instituée en vertu de l'article 26 de la Constitution de l'Organisation internationale du Travail pour examiner le respect par le Myanmar de la convention no 29 sur le travail forcé, 1930." Le document principal du OIT sur le travail forcé en birmanie.
Language: Francais
Source/publisher: Bureau Internationale du Travail
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003