Check out a press release of GJC commending U.S. Ambassador Verveer for calling for proescution of military crimes in Burma in order for to uphold human rights on International Human Rights Day.
On International Human Rights Day the Global Justice Center commends U.S. Ambassador Verveer for calling for prosecution of military crimes in Burma
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - November 10, 2009
[NEW YORK, NY] - On December 5, 2009 U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues, Melanne Verveer, made clear that Burma’s military junta must be held accountable for human rights abuses and that “those guilty of crimes against women be prosecuted.”
Check out a press release of GJC annoucning the report of the Secretary General pursuant to Secretary Council Resolution 1820 and the Report's Noteworthy Inclusion of Burma. The press release discusses the important changes being made to global dialogue on sexual violence.
Check out a press release of GJC urging all member states and civil society groups to write to President Obama to lift restrictions on abortion.
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.