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Research and Publications

  • This May 2016 handbook by the International Commission of Jurists provides a legal analysis of the writ of habeas corpus in international law and within Myanmar’s legal framework, and concludes with...
  • This 2010 publication from the International Development Law Organization is a rich compilation of detailed case studies on legal empowerment around the world. Topics range from land rights to...
  • This July 2014 article by the International Center for Transitional Justice argues that dealing with past abuses in Myanmar is essential to achieving progress on the peace process and economic...
  • This December 2012 report by the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute draws on interviews with over 100 participants by IBAHRI members in Yangon, Mandalay, Nay Pyi Taw, and Bago,...
  • The British Council Myanmar and CSO Loka Ahlinn co-administered the Capacity Building and Rule of Law Promotion Project, which aimed to develop a network of CSOs and legal professionals to raise...
  • The Supreme court of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar published the Code of Judicial Ethics for Myanmar Judges on 2nd August 2017 in Nay Pyi Taw , available in Myanmar language. U Htun Htun Oo,...
  • This January 2017 report from ROLE UK gives a practical overview on how to conduct a political economy analysis in the legal sector. Political economy dynamics “determine the distribution of power...
  • Myanmar is currently undergoing rapid transformation. The legal framework regulating employment in Myanmar is found in a variety of different Laws and Rules enacted over the last century. This Guide...
  • The multitude of justice challenges confronting people in Myanmar means that there is significant scope for, and interest in, rule of law and access to justice programmes among both foreign and...
  • Understanding justice provision in Myanmar requires grappling with the universe of providers that people use to resolve disputes. There is no single justice provider with recognised authority to...

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