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Criminal Justice System: The Factors Undermining the Right to a Fair Trial in Myanmar’s Armed Conflict Region (Kachin State)

 PhD Thesis Grant – COMPLETEDUniversity Affiliation: Mahidol UniversityLength of research: 12 months periodResearch objectives: To improve human rights and criminal justice system in MyanmarSignificance of researchThe present study will provide greater understanding about the judicial proceedings in the courts of Myanmar especially in the armed conflict areas and will also examine whether human rights abuses under the current criminal justice system or not.PERSONAL BIOLazum Lone WahIn 2003, Lazum lone wah got a bachelor of law degree (LL.B) from University of Mandalay. He also studied in Japan for Master of law degree (LL.M) in the field of International and business law in 2013.He served as deputy township law officer, township law officer in different cities to appear before the court on behalf of the government. He works for Office of the Union Attorney General as a law officer. Currently, he studies human rights and peace studies in Mahidol University for his PhD degree.

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