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IBAHRI oral statement on Myanmar to the at the 36th Session of the Human Rights Council

Tuesday 19 September 2017

On 19 September 2017, the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) and Lawyers' Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) delivered an oral statement to the 36th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council as part of an interactive dialogue with the Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar.

In the statement, the IBAHRI and LRWC asked the Council to call upon all States to use their full diplomatic capabilities to urge the government of Myanmar to immediately stop the violence, allow access for all necessary humanitarian aid, and to cooperate fully with the Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar.

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Statement on Myanmar

19 September 2017