Doh Hlay campaign wants to remind you of the importance of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is a milestone document in the history of human rights. It was drafted in 1948 (General Assembly resolution 217 A) as a common standard of achievements for all peoples and all nations. It sets out 30 fundamental human rights to be universally protected. Within these rights, nine articles are closely linked to justice.Download
Digital rights are those human rights and legal rights that allow individuals to access, use, create, and publish digital media or to access and use electronic devices, and telecommunications networks. Digital rights relate to the right to privacy and freedom of expression, especially the Internet. These are very important for people in Myanmar.
To learn about digital rights, please see the “Digital security preparation checklist” and “Analysis of Myanmar Draft of the Cybersecurity Bill”.Access documents
The Myanmar Protesters’ Toolkit empowers people with the knowledge necessary to freely exercise their right to protest. The Toolkit includes guidance on: 1) relevant international and national laws; 2) trends in Myanmar; 3) your rights and options when detained, arrested, or charged.
During 2021, many people have been incarcerated because of participating in peaceful demonstrations and protests. However, Myanmar authorities continue to use overly broad and vaguely worded laws to arrest, detain, and prosecute human rights defenders, activists, journalists, and ordinary people for criticizing the government or military or engaging in peaceful protest. To learn more about protestors’ rights, click to download the pdf on Free Expression Myanmar (FEM) comprehensive toolkit on this issue.