Press Releases and Statements

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

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

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,

ND-Burma launches Justice newsletter

Sign up to ND-Burma’s new monthly justice newsletter: Seeking justice in Burma  Please find below ND-Burma’s new monthly newsletter compiling all developments on recognition and redress for human rights violations in Burma. ND-Burma publishes briefing urging Government to discuss justice at 21st Century Panglong    On 22 May ND-Burma published the briefing ‘Without Justice there can be no Peace’, which outlined its 13 member organizations’ hopes, expectations and criticisms of

“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

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