The Governing Body: (a) took note of the report of the Commission of Inquiry established in accordance with article 26 of the Constitution concerning non-observance by Myanmar of the Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention, 1948 (No. 87), and the Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (No.
It remains unclear whether the factory workers among the detainees, who were dismissed after requesting a pay increase, will be able to return to their jobs Han Thit September 6, 2023 A group of workers and their supporters, who were arrested after demanding higher wages in the garment industry earlier
Two and a half years after the military takeover in February 2021, Myanmar remains a high-risk country for human and labour rights abuses. Garment workers are severely affected by the rapidly worsening circumstances. Gender-based violence, wage violations, inhumane working conditions and attacks on freedom of association are endemic throughout the
Two Burmese banks had accounts with Sonali Bank totaling U.S. $1.1 million in deposits. Bangladesh’s Sonali Bank has frozen accounts of two Myanmar state-owned banks due to U.S. sanctions against them, its chief executive officer said Wednesday. Confirmation of the action came after the United States
The government of Indonesia joined more than 200 million workers worldwide in calling for the restoration of democracy in Myanmar. In an advocacy mission to Myanmar held on 19 July, Mahfud MD, Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs of Indonesia joined the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), global
Today, the Council imposed a seventh round of restrictive measures in view of the situation in Myanmar/Burma against six individuals and one entity in response to the continuing escalation of violence, grave human rights violations and threats to the peace, security and stability in Myanmar/Burma. The listings include