Royal Government of
Bhutan contempt and disregard for Human Rights have resulted
in the barbarous acts by it an continues inter alia to flout
Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This incessant
violation of Human Rights by the Royal Government
of Bhutan (RGOB) raised the consciousness of the students and
people on the other fields leading to the formation of The
Student Union of Bhutan (SUB) on March 23, 1988,
Sherubtse College in Kanglung Bhutan.
The SUB is a pioneer,
an independent and the only students' body in the Bhutanese
movement for Human Rights and Democracy. It is formed to
acquire, extend and restore Human Rights and Democracy. The
Union upholds and reaffirms its faith in the respect of
Fundamental Human Rights, in the Dignity, worth and full
development of human person and in the Equal Rights of
men and women regardless of ethnicity, cast, creed, religion,
language, political beliefs and other opinion as enshrined in
the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Aims and Objectives:
will seek avenues and opportunities for the education of
children affected by the current movement for Human
Rights and Democracy in Bhutan.
will promote the ideals of democracy and freedom of
individuals. It will co-operate and assist any
organization struggling for Human Rights and Dignity if
Human person in Bhutan.
will take up the cases of prisoners of conscience, Human
Rights Activists and other political prisoners.
shall highlight the gross violation of Human Rights by the
current repressive regime in Bhutan.
shall respect and safeguard the Sovereignty and
Territorial integrity of Bhutan.
shall create linkages and promote solidarity with students
and people in other nations.
democratic Bhutan, SUB shall;
- endeavor to
secure the rights of students, and safeguard these rights
against all forms of exploitation.
against all forms of discrimination.
the people and community at large.
the administration during the time of emergency and
for the upliftment of the weaker sections of the society,
with special emphasis on women and children and
preserve the cultural heritage and traditional value
systems, and promote national integration.