Latest Burma Army war crimes in Kachin State highlight urgent need to end military-to-military ties with Burma On August 11, 2017, hundreds of Burma Army troops entered Kasung village, in Mogaung township of Kachin State, shooting indiscriminately at civilians. One villager was killed, at least two injured, and over 1,000 IDPs were forced to seek shelter in Namti and Lambraw Yang villages. The attack was part of a new Burma
Press release by Kachin CSOs Appeal for the immediate release of Kachin farmer Nlam Bawk Naw, arbitrarily arrested on the Ledo Road by the Burma Army on June 20, 2017 Kachin CSOs are calling for the immediate and unconditional release of Kachin farmer Nlam Bawk Naw, who was arbitrarily arrested by Burma Army troops on the Ledo Road in eastern Hpakant township on June 20, 2017. On that day, at
End of Mission Statement by Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar Yangon, 21 July 2017 Thank you for the opportunity to address you again this evening. I would like to start by expressing my sympathies to Myanmar at the damage recently caused by the Cyclone Mora, particularly in Rakhine and Chin States and Ayeyarwaddy Division. I understand the rebuilding effort is underway and hope the needs of
ND-Burma statement on International Justice Day, 17 July 2017 On International Justice Day, the Network for Human Rights Documentation (ND-Burma) calls on the Government to begin talking about justice for Burma’s many victims of human rights abuses. For 13 years, ND-Burma’s members have been documenting human rights abuses across the country. Our database holds the cases of over 6,000 victims who have never seen justice or had their suffering acknowledged.
Seeking justice in Burma June 2017 ND-Burma calls on Government to end torture and address needs of survivors in order to build peace and democracy To mark the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture on 26 June, ND-Burma co-organized an event in Yangon with the Association of Political Prisoners (AAPP), the Women’s League of Burma (WLB), the Vimutti Women’s Organization (VWO), and Asia Justice and Rights (AJAR). At
Myanmar: Repeal Section 66(d) of the 2013 Telecommunications Law Joint statement by 61 Myanmar and international human rights organizations Concerned by reports that the Myanmar authorities will retain the criminal defamation provision of Section 66(d) during a review of the Telecommunications Law, 61 national and international human rights organizations are urging the Myanmar authorities, and in particular the Ministry of Transport and Communication and the Parliament, to ensure it is
International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, 26 June 2017 Ending Torture, Addressing the Needs of Survivors is Key to Building Peace and Democracy Network for Human Rights Documentation-Burma (ND-Burma), the Assistance Association of Political Prisoners (AAPP), Women’s League of Burma (WLB), the Vimutti Women’s Organization (VWO) and Asia Justice and Rights (AJAR) are calling for an end to torture, and for rehabilitation of torture survivors. ND-Burma, AAPP, WLB,
International Day in Support of Victims of Torture We would like to cordially invites you to join the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture organized by VWO, AJAR, APPA, ND-Burma and WLB. The event will held at the Royal Rose Restaurant, 221 Shwegondine, Yangon, from 02: 00 PM to 04:00 PM on 26.6.207. We will distribute the Burmese version of the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman
Yangon Organized by Asia Justice and Rights and Network for Human Rights Documentation Burma
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