Burma Campaign Japan is appeal on the UN General Assembly ,UN Security Council to take action on Myanmar military government now.
We appeal on the UN General Assembly ,UN Security Council to adopt a resolution ensuring the urgent establishment of an international commission of inquiry into serious human rights violations committed in Myanmar, including crimes against humanity and possible war crimes.

On the occasion of the 22th Anniversary of the "8888 Democratic Uprising" in Burma, we, the concerned friends of Burma around the world, and the videos messages for truth evidence of people of Burma, compelled to live in exile appeal to all members of the UN Security Council to urgently address the rapidly deteriorating situation in Burma and find ways and means to protect the people of Burma from systematic human rights violations and social illnesses, including poverty and deprivation of access to health care and education resulting from the protracted armed conflict and long political stalemate.

Stalled transitional process to democracy and elusive national conciliation process have prompted early warning signs in Burma today that Burma is on the verge of devastation. Therefore, a common course of action should be pursued to immediately address poverty, poor health care, low education standards, environmental degradation, and general feeling of insecurity in the society.

Indicators that have raised our concern are: In particular, the inquiry should focus on reports of widespread and systematic persecution of civilian populations by government security forces, especially against the largely Muslim Rohingya ethnic minority in Rakhine State; the ethnic minority Shan in Shan State; and the ethnic minority Karen in eastern Myanmar. The commission should also investigate reports of violations of international human rights and humanitarian law by armed groups in the Shan State and in eastern Myanmar.

Amnesty International report, Crimes against humanity in eastern Myanmar, documented unlawful killings, torture and other ill-treatment, enforced disappearances, forced labour, arbitrary arrests, and various forms of collective punishment, committed as part of a widespread or systematic attack against the civilian population in northern Kayin State and eastern Bago Division starting in late 2005. Amnesty International continues to receive reports of violations of international humanitarian law and human rights law, committed with impunity in Myanmar.

The report also highlighted the Myanmar government’s persistent failure to implement the recommendations of the General Assembly, which has adopted 19 resolutions on Myanmar.The government has signalled its intention to maintain this impunity for its officials accused of past human rights violations. Article 445 of its 2008 Constitution—which will come into force via Myanmar’s first national elections since 1990 set for 7 November 2010—grants present and past officials complete impunity, providing that “no proceeding” may be instituted against officials of the military governments since 1988 “in respect of any act done in the execution of their respective duties.”With no possibility of justice, truth and reparations for victims at the national level, the international community must take action now.

UN General Assembly should call for commission of inquiry .Amnesty International is calling on the UN General Assembly to adopt a resolution ensuring the urgent establishment of an international commission of inquiry into serious human rights violations committed in Myanmar, including crimes against humanity and possible war crimes.The establishment of such a commission was recommended by the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar in March. Australia, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, the UK and the USA have since voiced their support.The General Assembly should request the UN Secretary-General to rapidly establish a commission to investigate reports of violations of international human rights and humanitarian law in Myanmar by all parties, and to identify the perpetrators of such violations with a view to ensuring that those responsible for the crimes are brought to justice.

According to media reports, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who will be in Hanoi to join ASEAN counterparts in a broader security forum, is likewise expected to seek clarification about Myanmar's nuclear intentions. Washington has also expressed concern about Myanmar's close links to North Korea, which is under sanctions imposed by the UN Security Council.

UN Security Council Resolution 1874, adopted unanimously by the Security Council in June 2009 in the aftermath of an underground nuclear test by North Korea, also calls on UN members to search North Korean cargo ships, but Myanmar has reportedly not adhered to this provision.

The DVB's investigative report, entitled "Burma's Nuclear Ambitions" pointed to Myanmar-North Korean collaboration in building a network of tunnels for military purposes in the secretive nation. The report has already prompted the Vienna-based International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to send a formal letter of inquiry to the junta, which has denied the DVB's findings. The military regime has also issued two formal statements denying it has any nuclear ambitions.Myanmar's ruling regime has been regarded primarily as a menace to its own people," Aung Zaw, editor of Irrawaddy, wrote in Monday's edition of the Bangkok Post newspaper. "But with recent reports confirming long-held suspicions that the junta aspires to establish [Myanmar] as Southeast Asia's first nuclear state, there is now a very real danger that it is emerging as a threat to the rest of the region." , however, have not turned the heat off the regime. Proliferation experts have entered the fray, arguing that "Myanmar's nuclear ambition is apparently real and alarming", according to one commentary recently published in The Nation.

The Myanmar military regime that it will hold an election on November 7, The Obama Administration criticized the election process, UN restated that previous call for an inclusive, free and fair election and both demanded that all political prisoners be released. “This election cannot be inclusive or credible under current circumstances,” US State Department Deputy Spokesman Mark Toner told The Irrawaddy. “We remain concerned about the lack of a level playing field and the oppressive political environment in Myanmar.”"As the United States and the United Nations fail to exercise effective pressure on the regime, the generals in Burma are now confident that the international community can't and won't do anything beyond issuing statements to stop their crimes against humanity and plan to build a permanent military dictatorship in the country,” said Aung Din of the US Campaign for Burma.

Given the fact that a homegrown national reconciliation process in Burma is unlikely and the ruling Burmese generals have failed to cooperate with the UN Secretary General and his special envoy, who is mandated to facilitate a political dialogue, it is time for the United Nations Security Council to address the situation in Burma. A UN commission of inquiry into alleged war crimes, crimes against humanity or genocide can be established by the Security Council, the General Assembly, the Human Rights Council or the Secretary-General.

Burma Campaign Japan ( http://www.burmacampaignjapan.org/ )

Campaigning For Human Rights And Democracy In Burma

Tokyo , Japan

Press Release On : 11th September 2010 .

Campaign Target Date On 5th Nov 2010.

We collect Video Messages Until 3rd Nov 2010 .

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