Human Rights Program

Death Penalty Upholds For Koh Tao Murders

March 2nd, 2017|

Death Penalty Upholds For Koh Tao Murders The Appeals Court on Wednesday announced its decision to uphold the death sentences for the two Burmese migrant [...]

U Ko Ni – A prominent human rights lawyer, activist and key NLD advisor assassinated at Yangon Airport

January 31st, 2017|

U Ko Ni - A prominent human rights lawyer, activist and key NLD advisor assassinated at Yangon Airport. YANGON, Myanmar - U Ko Ni, a [...]

Myanmar and Thailand implement CI “Certificate of Identity”; another attempt to identify Burmese migrants.

January 27th, 2017|

Myanmar and Thailand implement CI "Certificate of Identity"; another attempt to identify Burmese migrants. An explanation on the CI "Certificate of Identity" from the Labor [...]

FED will provide Legal Assistance to Get Compensation for a Migrant Victim of a Workplace Accident

November 9th, 2016|

FED will provide legal assistance to get a compensation for a migrant victim of a workplace accident On August 9th, 2016, a Myanmar migrant who [...]

Myanmar migrant workers tortured and raped by unknown assailants at Thai rubber plantation

November 3rd, 2016|

Myanmar migrant workers tortured and raped by unknown assailants at Thai rubber plantation On the evening of October 27th, 2016, a female Myanmar migrant worker [...]

27-year old Burmese Woman Saved From Human Traffickers

November 3rd, 2016|

27-year old Burmese Woman Saved From Human Traffickers Ms. Lwin’s photograph was taken by FED staff members while she stayed at the Phang Nga [...]

Thailand: A culture of torture under the military

September 28th, 2016|

Thailand: A culture of torture under the military Source: This article is featured on the Amnesty International blog. Since seizing power in a 2014 coup, [...]

Democratization, Human Rights, and Social Justice in Myanmar

July 29th, 2016|

Htoo Chit - Executive Director of the Foundation for Education and Development (FED) Under the military dictatorship, the people of Burma/Myanmar are not [...]

Aung San Suu Kyi’s visit to Thailand: What happens next?

July 7th, 2016|

Thousands of ASSK supporters braved the rain to welcome their leader in Mahachai, June 23, 2016 Thai officials and migrant workers fired after [...]

Aung San Suu Kyi’s visit to Thailand raises hopes and expectations

June 28th, 2016|

For Myanmar refugees and migrants in Thailand, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s three-day official visit in June raised hopes and expectations. In her official capacity [...]