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Burma/Myanmar's international treaty obligations (observations by supervisory bodies)

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Title: CEACR: Individual Observations Concerning ILO Convention No. 29, Forced Labour (1930) - Myanmar (ratification: 1955)
Description/subject: ILO Committee of Experts on the Applications of Standards and Recommendations: most years from 1991.
Language: English
Source/publisher: International Labour Office
Format/size: html
Alternate URLs: http://www.ilo.org/dyn/normlex/en/f?p=1000:13100:3242334713187808::NO:13100:P13100_COMMENT_ID:26981...
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: CEACR: Individual Observations concerning ILO Convention No. 87, Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise, 1948 - Myanmar (ratification: 1955)
Description/subject: From 1989...This page presents the Comments from 1989.
Language: English
Source/publisher: International Labour Office
Alternate URLs: http://webfusion.ilo.org/public/db/standards/normes/appl/appl-displayAllComments.cfm?hdroff=1&c...
http://www.ilo.org/ilolex/cgi-lex/pqconv.pl?host=status01&textbase=iloeng&chspec=30&hit...
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: The ICRC - its mission, role and mandate
Description/subject: "The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organization whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance. It directs and coordinates the international relief activities conducted by the Movement in situations of conflict. It also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening humanitarian law and universal humanitarian principles. Established in 1863, the ICRC is at the origin of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
Alternate URLs: http://www.icrc.org/Web/eng/siteeng0.nsf/iwpList2/About_the_ICRC:Mandate
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Individual Documents

Title: CEDAW 2000: (Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women): Concluding Observations on Myanmar
Date of publication: 28 January 2000
Description/subject: (CEDAW/C/2000/I/CRP.3/Add.2/Rev.1.)
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations.
Format/size: pdf (51K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


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: The International Committee of the Red Cross as guardian of international humanitarian law
Date of publication: 01 March 1998
Description/subject: The ICRC acts as the guardian of international humanitarian law, a complex role that is closely connected with its own foundation and was later formally entrusted to it by the international community. The article presents various aspects of this role and examines its scope in the contemporary context.
Author/creator: Yves Sandoz
Language: English
Source/publisher: International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 07 December 2010