ND-Burma held its 32nd Network meeting from 1-5 September in Yangon. The meeting brought together representatives from 7 member organizations, two affiliates,and one candidate. TheHuman Rights Documentation Network (HRDN) also attended.
Attending members included: The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP), the Human Rights Foundation of Monland (HURFOM), Kachin Women’s Association of Thailand (KWAT), The Ta’ang Women’s Organization, the Ta’ang Students and Youth Organization, and Equality Myanmar.
Affiliate members the Pa’O Youth Organization and Human Rights Defenders and Promoters (HRDP) also attended, as did candidate member the Former Political Prisoners Society, East Bago Region.
Members updated each other on their activities and agreed common positions on the wide range of human rights issues currently facing Burma. Members also discussed how best to move forward their campaign for justice for the country’s many victims of human rights violations.
ND-Burma has been documenting human rights abuses and fighting for justice for victims since 2004. It currently has 13 members who represent a range of ethnic nationalities, women and the LGBTI community.