Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra
- Release all remaining political prisoners.
- Remove all conditions placed on released political prisoners.
- Take all necessary steps to end serious violations of international human rights and humanitarian law in Burma's conflict areas by the Burmese army.
- Investigate allegations of abuses in conflict areas; discipline and prosecute perpetrators as appropriate; and promptly and adequately compensate victims of abuse.
- Allow international and domestic humanitarian organizations and independent human rights monitors unhindered access to populations in need, including in Kachin and Arakan States, and permit the delivery of sufficient humanitarian assistance to internally displaced persons and others.
- Include mechanisms in any political settlements reached between the government and ethnic armed groups to protect and promote human rights in ethnic areas, including civil, political, economic, social, and cultural rights.
Burmese laws, regulations, and practices into conformity with
international human rights standards, including by revoking laws,
decrees, and orders, including those issued as proclamations by previous
military governments, that violate fundamental rights, such as the
Unlawful Associations Act, the Emergency Provisions Act, the State
Protection Law, and sections of the Penal Code that severely limit the
rights to freedom of expression, assembly, and association.
- Amend provisions in the 2008 Constitution that prevent the military from being accountable to civilian authority, particularly article 445, which provides an amnesty for members of the previous ruling State Peace and Development Council and military juntas.
- Fully implement the government-International Labor Organization (ILO) memorandum of understanding to eliminate all forms of forced labor, in line with the action plan agreed by the two sides; and ratify ILO core labor conventions 98, 100, 105, 111, 138, and 182.
- Remove remaining barriers to the effective exercise of the right to freedom of association, including obstacles to formation of labor unions, worker centers and worker rights-focused nongovernmental organizations, and provide protection for labor activists and organizers from interference and retaliation by employers and government for involvement in peaceful labor protests and strikes.