House of Representatives Committees

Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade

Inquiry into human rights and the lack of progress towards democracy in Burma (Myanmar)

Report

On 26 October 1995, the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade tabled its report entitled A report on human rights and the lack of progress towards democracy in Burma (Myanmar).

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This report is comprised of preliminary pages, 6 chapters, 1 dissent and 10 appendices.

A report on human rights and the lack of progress towards democracy in Burma (Myanmar)

Part A: Preliminary pages up to Chapter 5 (PDF 5204KB)
Map of Burma, Contents, List of Tables, Terms of Reference, Committee Membership, Conclusions, List of Recommendations

Ch1: Introduction

Ch2: Human rights - general
Ch3: Human rights - labor rights
Ch4: Human rights - border regions
Ch5: Progress towards democracy


Part B: Chapter 6 to Appendix 10 (end) (PDF 3760KB)

Ch6: Engagement or isolation

Appendix 1: List of submissions
Appendix 2: List of witnesses
Appendix 3: List of exhibits
Appendix 4: Current conditions in Insein Prison
Appendix 5: SLORC orders
Appendix 6: ILO report of the Committee on Freedom of Isolation
Appendix 7: Commission on Human Rights Resolution on Burma 1994/85
Appendix 8: IPU report on Burma (extract) 1995
Appendix 9: Election results, May 1990
Appendix 10: Benchmarks
Dissent by Senator Dee Margets

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