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Myanmar: Repeal Section 66(d) of the 2013 Telecommunications Law

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

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,

Invitation Letter for International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

 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

“Without Justice there can be no Peace”

“Without Justice there can be no Peace” Civil society expectations from the 21st Century Panglong Peace Conference Today the Government will host the second session of the 21st Century Panglong Peace Conference in Naypyidaw. As civil society organizations (CSOs) have been barred from the Union Peace Dialogue Joint Committee (UPDJC)-led political discussions between the Government, Tatmadaw and ethnic armed organizations (EAOs), ND-Burma has put together a summary of its 14

ND-Burma Statement on the International Day for the Right to the Truth Concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims

ND-Burma Statement on the International Day for the Right to the Truth Concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims On the International Day for the Right to the Truth Concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims ND-Burma calls on the NLD-led government and ethnic armed organizations to publicly acknowledge that grave human rights abuses have been committed by all parties and continue

Cracks in the Silence

Since 2013, the number of reported cases of violence, particularly sexual violence, toward children in Burma has increased dramatically. So too is this the case in Mon State and Mon areas of Burma. HURFOM itself has seen a significant increase in the number of cases of violence toward children received between 2013 and 2016. However, due to the shame and stigma associated with sexual violence, as well as the challenges

ND-Burma's 31st Network Meeting

5-7 January 2017: ND-Burma held its 31st Network Meeting in Mae Sot. All ND-Burma member organizations were present, including the Former Political Prisoners Society (FPPS), the Pa-Oh Youth Organization (PYO), Human Rights Defenders and Promoters (HRDP) and the Human Rights Documentation Network (HRDN). At the meeting we evaluated the decisions taken at the previous Network meeting and reviewed what had thus far been implemented. We also discussed future activities and