Myanmar: Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review: Tenth session of the UPR Working Group of the Human Rights Council January 2011

Myanmar: Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review: Tenth session of the UPR Working Group of the Human Rights Council January 2011

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Index Number: ASA 16/008/2010
Date Published: 5 July 2010
Categories: Myanmar

In this submission, Amnesty International raises concerns about the 2008 Constitution, the 2010 Electoral Laws and the criminalisation of peaceful dissent by security laws. The organization also expresses concerns about human rights violations in the context of: political imprisonment, conditions in detention, the anti-government protests of August and September 2007, the May 2008 constitutional referendum, the mass sentencing of peaceful political activists in late 2008, the repression of ethnic minority political activists, the 2010 elections, Cyclone Nargis, crimes against humanity, armed conflict and displacement.


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