Panel Discussion on Human Rights Violations in Myanmar - 5th Meeting, 50th Regular Session of Human Rights Council
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Summary
Panel discussion on the root causes of human rights violations and abuses against Rohingya Muslims and other minorities in Myanmar
Description
Objectives: The panel provides a unique opportunity for members and observers of the Human Rights Council to be briefed about the root causes of violations and abuses against Rohingya Muslims and other minorities in Myanmar and to take stock of the latest research and developments on the ground. The panel will further explore existing and new recommendations to address these root causes for protecting the human rights of the Rohingya and other minorities and as an essential part of the solution for peace in Myanmar, including the permanent solution for the Rohingyas displaced from Rakhine State. Chair: H.E. Mr. Andranik Hovhannisyan, Vice-President of the Human Rights CouncilOpening statement: Ms. Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human RightsPanellists:• Ms. Thyn Zar Oo, Co-Founder and Program Director of the Public Legal Aid Network (The PLAN) (video message)• Ms. Laetitia Van den Assum, Commissioner on the Annan Advisory Commission of Rakhine State (video message)• Ms. Wai Wai Nu, Founder and Executive Director of the Women's Peace Network (video message)• Mr. Imtiaz Ahmed, Professor of International Relations and Director of the Centre for Genocide Studies at the University of Dhaka (video message)-SPEAKERS-
  • Ms. Michele Bachelet, High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Ms. Thyn Zar Oo, Co-Founder and Program Director of the Public Legal Aid network
  • Ms. Laetitia van den Assum, Commissioner on the Annan Advisory Commission of Rakhine State
  • Ms. Wai Wai Nu, Founder and Executive Director of the Women Peace Network
  • Mr. Imtiaz Ahmed, Professor of International Relations and Director of the Centre for Genocide Studies at the University of Dhaka
  • Denmark (on behalf of a group of countries), Mr. Morten Jespersen
  • Pakistan (on behalf of the OIC), Mr. Zaman Mehdi
  • European Union, Mr. Thiseas Poullos
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of), Mr. Hamid Ahmadi
  • Indonesia, Mr. A. Anindityo Adi Primasto
  • Bangladesh, Mr. Md. Mustafizur Rahman
  • Saudi Arabia, Mr. Abdulaziz Al Wasil
  • Egypt, Mr. Ahmed Moharam Ahmed Soliman
  • Turkey, Ms. Arzu Erçelík Vandeweyer
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development, Mr. Maung Tun Khin
  • CIVICUS - World Alliance for Citizen Participation, Mr. Kyaw Win
  • Human Rights Watch, Ms. Lucy McKernan
  • Canada, Ms. Leslie Norton
  • Netherlands, Ms. Nathalie Olijslager
  • Australia, Ms Amanda Gorely
  • Maldives, Mr. Hassan Hussain Shihab
  • Malaysia, Ms. Rina Hanis Rodzli
  • Senegal, Mr. Tamsir Gueye
  • France
  • Luxembourg, Mr. Luc Dockendorf
  • Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), Mr. Félix Peña Ramos
  • International Commission of Jurists, Mr. Andra Nicolescu
  • International Bar Association, Mr. Ewelina Ochab
  • International Human Rights Council, Mr. Haissam Bou-Said
  • Ms. Thyn Zar Oo, Co-Founder and Program Director of the Public Legal Aid network (Final Remarks)
  • Ms. Laetitia van den Assum, Commissioner on the Annan Advisory Commission of Rakhine
  • Ms. Wai Wai Nu, Founder and Executrive Director of the Women Peace Network
  • Mr. Imtiaz Ahmed, Professor of International Relations and Director of the Centre for Genocide Studies at the University of Dhaka