Amnesty international press release: INDEPENDENT INVESTIGATION INTO MILITARY KILLING OF FOUR KARENNI MEN ESSENTIAL FOR TRUTH AND JUSTICE

20 February 2018 Myanmar: Independent investigation into military killing of four Karenni men essential for truth and justice The Myanmar authorities must ensure an independent, impartial and effective investigation into the killing of four ethnic Karenni men by Myanmar soldiers in December 2017, Amnesty International said today. The current military investigation into the deaths cannot be considered to be credible and is unlikely to deliver truth and justice. Failure to

Three years of uncertainty over murder of Kachin school teachers

19 January 2018, Rangoon   Three years of uncertainty over murder of Kachin school teachers The recent military’s admission of extrajudicial killings paves the way for further acknowledgements of human rights violations committed by its troops On the three year anniversary of the rape and murder of two Kachin schoolteachers in Shabuk Kawng Kha, Kachin State, the Network for Human Rights Documentation – Burma (ND-Burma) calls on the government to

National Human Rights Defender Forum  2017

National level Human Rights Defenders Forum, to December 19-20, Summit Parkview Hotel in Yangon. The Forum has Ta’ang Woman Organization form Lway Poe Kamae Khour  Representative for ND-Burma. She Panel Discussion to “Armed Conflicts and Human Rights Violations in Myanmar.

ND-Burma Statement on International Human Rights Day:“We are ready to help deliver justice for Burma’s many victims of human rights violations”

10 December 2017, Rangoon ND-Burma statement on International Human Rights Day: “We are ready to help deliver justice for Burma’s many victims of human rights violations” With over 6,000 human rights violations recorded since 2004, ND-Burma wants to help bring about justice and national reconciliation Thirteen years ago, 9 civil society organizations based on the Thai-Burma border came together to form the Network for Human Rights Documentation Corporation (now the

August Justice newsletter

Seeking Justice in Burma August 2017 ND-Burma’s documentation finds continued impunity for abuses  ND-Burma published an update on the human rights situation based on its documentation, which found that grave human rights abuses continue to be committed by government security forces and ethnic armed organizations. Impunity continues to be the norm, with each case in the update remaining uninvestigated and unpunished. ND-Burma Coordinator Han Gyi said: “As long as there

ND-Burma statement on International Justice Day

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.

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