Talks on Human Rights


Talks on human rights were given by the Members of the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission – U Nyunt Swe, Dr. Nyan Zaw and U Khuah Htiyo at Thaton, Mawlamyine and Kyaik Mayaw in Mon State and Hpa An in Kayin State on 8, 9 and 10 January 2014 respectively.

The Pyidaungsu and State Hulttaw Representatives, Government Officials, Members of the CSOs and local populace attended the talks which covered Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the role of National Human Rights Institutions and Complaint Handling Procedure of the Myanmar National Human Right Commission.

Local News

(Wednesday, 15 January , 2014 )

MNHRC holds educative talks about human rights

Members of Myanmar National Human Rights Commission disseminated knowledge about human rights, matters related to Universal Declaration of Human Rights and complaints at Zwegabin Hall in Hpa-an of Kayin State on 10 January morning.

Member of the Commission U Nyunt Swe gave talks on human rights, formation of National Human Rights Commission and its mission and vision.

Member of Dr. Nyan Zaw explained emergence of the Universal Declaration of  Human Rights, provisions and matters related to the charter.

Member of U Khwa Hti Yo discussed  complaints sent to the Commission and matters related to the action of the commission. The commission members replied to the queries raised by those present.

It was also attended by Kayin State Chief Minister U Zaw Win, Speaker of State Hluttaw U Saw Aung Kyaw Min, the chief  justice  of the State High Court, the deputy speaker, state ministers, the advocate- general of the state, the audiotor-general of the state, state Hluttaw MPs and department officials, local authorities and people.

(Reference from New Light of Myanmar,  page 10)