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Chinland Guardian: Asho Chin held human rights training in Rangoon


Asho Chin held human rights training in Rangoon (click to view article)

28 September 2013: More than 50 Asho Chins attended basic human rights trainings organized by the Asho Development Fund in cooperation with the MustardSeed Myanmar in the former capital of Rangoon on 23-27 September.

The trainings focused on a range of topics including citizen rights, minority rights, basic democracy, peacebuilding and leadership with the participants from 13 townships of Rakhine State, Magwe, Irrawaddy and Pegu Regions.

According to the MustardSeed facebook, it was the second time such trainings had been held with members of the Asho Chin National Party (ACNP) and Asho Chin communities from different areas across Burma.

The first training took place with over 40 participants in June this year, emphasizing on capacity building.

In June 2012, ACNP was granted permission to register as a political party and said that it would contest from Magwe, Pegu, Mandalay Regions and Rakhine State in the 2015 elections.

The MustardSeed, founded in October 2011, is committed to working to promote justice, eradicate poverty and improve the quality of life in Burma.