October 12, 2023
In this ICNL-supported analysis, Spring Archive and ND-Burma worked together to document civic freedom and human rights violations committed by the Myanmar military since the 2021 coup.
October 3, 2023
The Global Study centers the lived experiences for civil society from across the globe operating amidst closing civic space and the widespread misuse of counter-terrorism measures.
July 10, 2023
The Myanmar military has a history of viewing civil society as an adversary and seeks to use various forms of oppression and control to keep it in check.
February 7, 2023
This ICNL partner analysis assesses Myanmar's 2022 Association Registration Law and the FATF blacklisting in October 2022 and their potential impacts on media and civil society actors. Taken together, these two measures are likely to constrain media and civil society, which are trying to survive in an already highly challenging operational environment.
November 15, 2022
This report, undertaken by a Myanmar civil society organization and its local partner networks, examines the impact of the military coup on local civil society organizations (CSOs), with coverage of how the pandemic and the military’s Covid-19 policies further complicated the operational environment.
November 10, 2022
With support from ICNL, local civil society organizations (CSOs) assessed the operational civic space for CSOs in Myanmar from December 2021 to April 2022. Led by a local partner with significant experience in service delivery and civic space issues, the assessment obtained first-hand testimonies from organizations operating on the ground in across Myanmar.
April 7, 2021
To get a full picture of how COVID-19 measures have impacted civil society in the Asia-Pacific region, ICNL conducted a survey in December 2020 to assess government practices. We received responses from organizations in 14 countries across the region.
March 5, 2021
This analysis provides an overview of the Myanmar military “Tatmadaw” orders aimed at suppressing communication and civil society resistance following the Myanmar coup of 2021.
Amendment of Law Protecting the Privacy and Security of the Citizens and State Administration Council Law No (3/2021) Fourth Amendment of the Ward or Village-Tract Administration Law
February 18, 2021
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State Administration Council Law No (1/2021) Law Amending Yangon City Development Law and State Administration Council Law No (2/2021) Law Amending Mandalay City Development Law
February 18, 2021
2 Republic of the Union of MyanmarState Administration Council State Administration Council Law No (1/2021) Law Amending Yangon City Development Law 14th Waning of Pyatho […]
February 12, 2021
In Myanmar, the military’s actions in early February 2021, including a recently proposed draft cyber security law, threaten fundamental freedoms and violate international law. This ICNL analysis explores some of the key issues and concerns surrounding the draft law.
May 4, 2020
In this report, the UNSR on Freedom of Expression registers alarm that some efforts to combat the coronavirus disease pandemic may be failing to meet the standards of legality, necessity, and proportionality. The Special Rapporteur highlights five areas of concern, showing that access to information, independent media, and other free expression rights are critical to meeting the challenges of the pandemic.
April 21, 2020
Made up of more than 40 countries, Asia defies easy categorization. On the one hand, many countries are home to vibrant civil society sectors. On the other hand, in too many countries, state regulatory controls on civil society are becoming increasingly restrictive.
February 21, 2020
In this issue of the Civic Freedom Digest, ICNL highlights some of the key challenges and opportunities for civic freedoms across the Asia-Pacific region.
September 28, 2016
PUBLISHED: SEPTEMBER 26, 2016 The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) is pleased to announce today the launch of its “Civic Freedom Monitor,” a rebranded […]
July 29, 2013
Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar Ministry of Home Affairs Regulations relating to the Right to Peaceful Assembly and Peaceful Procession Unofficial […]
November 18, 2012
State Law and Order Restoration Council Law No 16/89 — the Law Amending the 1962 Printers and Publishers Registration Law of the State Law and […]
November 8, 2012
The State Law and Order Restoration Council The Law Amending the Myanmar Wireless Telegraphy Act (The State Law and Order Restoration Council Law No. 13/93) […]
October 11, 2012
Myanmar: The Decree on the Right to Peaceful Assembly and Peaceful Procession 2012 Myanmar: The Decree on the Right to Peaceful Assembly and Peaceful Procession […]
September 2, 2012
Directive No. 1/88 of the Ministry of Home and Religious Affairs, signed by Maj-Gen. Phone Myint, prescribes the following Form for registration of associations and […]
September 2, 2012
SLORC Order 2/88 of 18 September 1988 Order No. 2/88 of the Organization for Building Law and Order in the State, dated 18 September 1988 […]
The Law Protecting the Peaceful and Systematic Transfer of State Responsibility and the Successful Performance of the Functions of the National Convention against Disturbances and Oppositions
August 7, 2012
The Law Protecting the Peaceful and Systematic Transfer of State Responsibility and the Successful Perf ormance of the Functions of the National Convention against Disturbances […]
Guidelines for Systemic and Smooth Implementation of Socio-Economic Development Activities in Cooperation with UN Agencies, International Organizations, and NGOs/INGOs
July 5, 2012
August 30, 2011
PUBLISHED: AUGUST 30, 2011 On August 26, 2011, two members of Burma’s National League for Democracy (NLD) Party returned from the Global Forum on Civil […]