In October 2016, amid renewed violence in Rakhine state, it was reported that “dozens” of women had been raped by Burma/Myanmar army soldiers. The story shocked international media and
21 – 22 November, 2016, Chaung Thar beach ND-Burma and its partner organisations held a workshop to discuss ways of ensuring victims of human rights violations in Myanmar receive reparations for the abuses they have suffered. 30 participants from ND-Burma member organisations and its partners took part in the workshop. This included the Karen Human Rights Group, 88 Generation and Open Society, Future Light Centre, Genuine People’s Servants, Former Political
Date: 2016 November 15 Press release by the Kachin Women’s Association Thailand (KWAT) A new report by the Kachin Women’s Association Thailand (KWAT) documents ongoing, widespread Burma Army abuses in Kachin areas of northern Burma over the past year, since the National League for Democracy (NLD) was voted into power. “A far cry from peace” describes ongoing practices of arbitrary arrest, torture and extrajudicial killing of civilians across Kachin and
The Burma Army has targeted and attacked ethnic groups for nearly 20 years, thus leading them to flee their country and seek refuge in foreign countries.
The field of human rights in a region as large as Asia is an ambitious topic to cover in a one-day workshop. With the support of numerous partners including Asia Justice and Rights (AJAR), Bridges Across Borders Southeast Asia Community Legal Education Initiative (BABSEACLE) and the United Nations Office of the High Commission on Human Rights (UNOHCHR) held such a workshop in Bali, Indonesia on August 29, 2016. AJAR and
Media advisory: New report by Network for Human Rights Documentation-Burma (ND- Burma) documents an escalation in Human Rights Violations in the first six months 2016
August 12, 2016 By Burma Link, Burma Partnership and Human Rights Foundation of Monland [Rangoon, 12 August 2016] – The new government should promote durable solutions
Media Advisory: Launch of the Report “Invisible Lives: The Untold Story of Displacement Cycle in Burma”
July 30, 2016 Today the Human Rights Foundation of Monland (HURFOM) releases ‘Examining Foreign Direct Investment in Mon State, Burma’, a report focusing on the effects from the recent surge of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) coming into Mon State, Burma. Report in English | Burmese This report will discuss the different and complex ways in which FDI influences and changes the lives of local people, not only changes in agriculture
The video documentation of the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, 26 June 2016 in Burmese.