Press Releases and Statements

The followings are ND-Burma’s press releases, statements and information releases published.

ND-Burma Calls for an End to Torture on International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

June 26, 2016 Today, June 26, is International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. ND-Burma expresses our solidarity with and support for the hundreds of thousands of victims of torture and their families throughout the world. On this day, we feel it is important to bring light to the torture still being perpetrated in Burma and call for immediate action by the government to bring an end to these

New report by ND-Burma documenting on-going human rights abuses in year 2015 in Burma

Media Advisory: New report by Network for Human Rights Documentation-Burma (ND-Burma) documenting on-going human rights abuses in year 2015 in Burma Date: 29 February 2016 ND-Burma has documented 84 human rights violations in Burma between January and December 2015 in its periodic report released today. The violations documented during this period occurred in areas of armed conflict but also in areas covered by ceasefires. The report highlights torture as one

Report on the Human Rights Situation in Burma (January – June, 2014)

Media Advisory: New report by Network for Human Rights Documentation-Burma (ND-Burma) documenting on-going human rights abuses in Burma Date: 14 August 2014 ND-Burma has published its periodic report covering the first half of 2014, focusing on 103 documented cases of human rights violations in Burma from January to June, 2014. There are many serious human rights issues highlighted in this report: torture, extra-judicial killing, illegal arrests and detentions, arbitrary taxation,

New report by Network for Human Rights Documentation-Burma details continuing human rights violations by Burmese military against its citizens

Media Advisory: Date: 11 February 2014 ND-Burma has published its second periodic report covering the second period of 2013 and focuses on 106 documented cases of human rights violations in Burma from July to December 2013. There are many serious human rights violations addressed and highlighted in this report; torture, extra-judicial killing, illegal arrests and detentions, arbitrary taxation, property crime, forced labor, trafficking, forced displacement and rape. This report highlights

ND-Burma Report Documents On-Going Human Rights Abuses in Burma

The Network for Human Rights Documentation – Burma (ND-Burma) has released a periodic report documenting the human rights situation in Burma during the period of January – June 2013. The report documents 147 cases of human rights violations committed by the government and military throughout Burma. These numbers, while still representing an unacceptable amount of human rights violations, do not fully demonstrate the current situation because of challenges to documentation

ND-Burma Periodic Report underlines human rights abuses in Burma, with focus on land confiscation

Media Advisory: ND-Burma Periodic Report underlines human rights abuses in Burma, with focus on land confiscation. The Network for Human Rights Documentation – Burma (ND-Burma) has released a periodic report documenting the human rights situation in Burma during the period of April 2012– September 2012. The report documents 114 cases of human rights violations (HRVs) committed by the government and its supporters in the 14 states and regions throughout Burma.

Extreme Measures

Media Advisory Launch of New Report Documenting Torture and Ill-Treatment in Burma since the 2010 Elections The Network for Human Rights Documentation – Burma (ND-Burma) will be releasing a new report documenting the Government of Burma’s use of torture and ill treatment against its own people since the November 2010 elections. When: Thursday 31 May at 10:30am Where: The Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand Penthouse, Maneeya Center, 518/5 Ploenchit Road,

The Continuation of Human Rights Violations in Burma's Transition to Democracy

Media Advisory: The Continuation of Human Rights Violations in Burma’s Transition to Democracy (May 9 2012)  The Network for Human Rights Documentation – Burma (ND-Burma) has released a periodic report that has highlighted the human rights situation in Burma from March 2011 – March 2012, the period marking President Thein Sein and his government being in office. During that reporting period, 415 cases of human rights violations were committed by