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The Resource "They can arrest you at any time" : the criminalization of peaceful expression in Burma, written by Linda Lakhdhir

"They can arrest you at any time" : the criminalization of peaceful expression in Burma, written by Linda Lakhdhir

Label
"They can arrest you at any time" : the criminalization of peaceful expression in Burma
Title
"They can arrest you at any time"
Title remainder
the criminalization of peaceful expression in Burma
Statement of responsibility
written by Linda Lakhdhir
Title variation
  • Criminalization of peaceful expression in Burma
  • Burma, "they can arrest you at any time"
Creator
Contributor
Author
Issuing body
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Documents the use and abuse of a range of broad and vaguely worded laws to criminalize peaceful expression, including debates on matters of public interest, and provides specific recommendations for the repeal or amendment of those laws
Additional physical form
Available also via the Internet.
Cataloging source
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Lakhdhir, Linda
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Human Rights Watch (Organization)
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  • Freedom of expression
  • Assembly, Right of
  • Freedom of speech
  • Freedom of information
  • Freedom of the press
  • Freedom of association
  • Mass media policy
  • Government and the press
Label
"They can arrest you at any time" : the criminalization of peaceful expression in Burma, written by Linda Lakhdhir
Link
https://www.hrw.org/report/2016/06/29/they-can-arrest-you-any-time/criminalization-peaceful-expression-burma
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "June 2016"--Table of contents page
  • "This report was researched and written by Linda Lakhdhir, a legal advisor in the Asia Division of Human Rights Watch"--Acknowledgments
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • To the President and the Newly Elected Government of Burma
  • Methodology
  • I.
  • Background:
  • 1988 Uprising and Repression
  • Cyclone Nargis and the Constitutional Referendum
  • Military Power and Role under the 2008 Constitution
  • Lack of Independence of the Judiciary
  • Reforms under President Thein Sein
  • New Parliamentary Elections and Reform
  • Summary:
  • II.
  • International and Domestic Legal Standards:
  • Constitution of Burma
  • III.
  • Laws Used to Criminalize Peaceful Expression:
  • Law Relating to the Right of Peaceful Assembly and Peaceful Procession
  • Penal Code Sections 141-147: Unlawful Assembly
  • Penal Code Section 505(b): Offenses Against Public Tranquility
  • Penal Code Sections 499-502 and 130B: Criminal Defamation
  • Telecommunications Act
  • Criminalization of Peaceful Protest
  • Electronic Transactions Act
  • Official Secrets Act (India Act XIX, 1923)
  • Penal Code Section 124A: Sedition
  • News Media Law
  • Penal Code Sections 295A and 298: Offenses Relating to Religion
  • Contempt of Courts Law
  • Printing and Publishing Enterprise Law
  • IV.
  • Other Laws that Restrict Freedom of Expression:
  • Penal Code Section 504: "Insults" that Provoke a Breach of the Peace
  • Laws Restricting Use of the Internet
  • Penal Code Sections 153A and 505(c): Hate Speech
  • Penal Code Section 503: Criminal Intimidation
  • Penal Code Section 509: Insults to Modesty
  • Computer Science Development Law
  • Television and Video Law and the Motion Picture Law
  • V.
  • Recommendations:
  • To the Government of Burma
  • To the Attorney General's Chambers
  • To the Director General of Police
  • Criminal Defamation
  • To the Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • To the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission
  • To the UN Country Team and UN Resident Coordinator
  • To the International Community
  • Other Laws Used Against the Media
  • Laws Against "Insulting" Religion
  • Prosecutorial Practices Compound the Harm
  • Key Recommendations:
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
113 pages
Isbn
9781623133689
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • ocn953455348
  • (OCoLC)953455348
Label
"They can arrest you at any time" : the criminalization of peaceful expression in Burma, written by Linda Lakhdhir
Link
https://www.hrw.org/report/2016/06/29/they-can-arrest-you-any-time/criminalization-peaceful-expression-burma
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "June 2016"--Table of contents page
  • "This report was researched and written by Linda Lakhdhir, a legal advisor in the Asia Division of Human Rights Watch"--Acknowledgments
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • To the President and the Newly Elected Government of Burma
  • Methodology
  • I.
  • Background:
  • 1988 Uprising and Repression
  • Cyclone Nargis and the Constitutional Referendum
  • Military Power and Role under the 2008 Constitution
  • Lack of Independence of the Judiciary
  • Reforms under President Thein Sein
  • New Parliamentary Elections and Reform
  • Summary:
  • II.
  • International and Domestic Legal Standards:
  • Constitution of Burma
  • III.
  • Laws Used to Criminalize Peaceful Expression:
  • Law Relating to the Right of Peaceful Assembly and Peaceful Procession
  • Penal Code Sections 141-147: Unlawful Assembly
  • Penal Code Section 505(b): Offenses Against Public Tranquility
  • Penal Code Sections 499-502 and 130B: Criminal Defamation
  • Telecommunications Act
  • Criminalization of Peaceful Protest
  • Electronic Transactions Act
  • Official Secrets Act (India Act XIX, 1923)
  • Penal Code Section 124A: Sedition
  • News Media Law
  • Penal Code Sections 295A and 298: Offenses Relating to Religion
  • Contempt of Courts Law
  • Printing and Publishing Enterprise Law
  • IV.
  • Other Laws that Restrict Freedom of Expression:
  • Penal Code Section 504: "Insults" that Provoke a Breach of the Peace
  • Laws Restricting Use of the Internet
  • Penal Code Sections 153A and 505(c): Hate Speech
  • Penal Code Section 503: Criminal Intimidation
  • Penal Code Section 509: Insults to Modesty
  • Computer Science Development Law
  • Television and Video Law and the Motion Picture Law
  • V.
  • Recommendations:
  • To the Government of Burma
  • To the Attorney General's Chambers
  • To the Director General of Police
  • Criminal Defamation
  • To the Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • To the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission
  • To the UN Country Team and UN Resident Coordinator
  • To the International Community
  • Other Laws Used Against the Media
  • Laws Against "Insulting" Religion
  • Prosecutorial Practices Compound the Harm
  • Key Recommendations:
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
113 pages
Isbn
9781623133689
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • ocn953455348
  • (OCoLC)953455348

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