CEDAW Committee Incorporates Legal Recommendations citing to Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000) on Women, Peace and Security and Security Council Resolution 1820 on Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict
Global Justice Center Blog
The Irrawaddy mentions the Global Justice Center and their stance regarding the imprisonment of Zayar Thaw in an article titled "Hip-Hop Performer among Latest Victims of Court Crackdown."
Unlawful Convictions of Burmese Political Prisoners are Crimes Against Humanity – U.N. Security Council Should Refer Burma to the International Criminal Court
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - November 19, 2008
[NEW YORK, NY] - Certain judges in Burma, acting under the orders of Chief Justice U Aung Toe and Senior General Than Shwe, are themselves criminally liable as co-conspirators to crimes against humanity for their acts in “trying” and “convicting” 60 political activists last week. “These acts are the latest from the junta which uses the judiciary as one of its key weapons to commit grave crimes,” says Global Justice Center President Janet Benshoof. Judges including those listed below are criminally culpable and must be referred to the International Criminal Court.
GJC's Vice President, Andrea Friedman, and GJC President, Janet Benshoof, are quoted in an article in the Huffington Post about the Global Justice Center's work in Burma.
International Human Rights Group Lambastes New Burma Constitution For Giving Junta Officers Amnesty for Rape and Other Crimes
Check out a report by Janet Benshoof, Founder and President of GJC, in which she discusses the new Burma constituion and the issues it proposes in respect to disenfranchising women from holding top positions in government.