ND-Burma's 31st Network Meeting

5-7 January 2017: ND-Burma held its 31st Network Meeting in Mae Sot. All ND-Burma member organizations were present, including the Former Political Prisoners Society (FPPS), the Pa-Oh Youth Organization (PYO), Human Rights Defenders and Promoters (HRDP) and the Human Rights Documentation Network (HRDN). At the meeting we evaluated the decisions taken at the previous Network meeting and reviewed what had thus far been implemented. We also discussed future activities and

Seeking Reparations for victims of human rights violations in Myanmar: Workshop

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

ND-Burma launches the report of “To Recognize and Repair: Unofficial Truth Projects and the Need for Justice in Burma” at Orchid Hotel in Rangoon

(Yangon, 11 June 2015) We have successfully launched the report of “To Recognize and Repair: Unofficial Truth Projects and the Need for Justice in Burma,” at Orchid Hotel in Rangoon on 11 June 2015. In the report launch, Ma Thin Thin Aung as moderator, Lway Poe Ngel from Advocacy team (PWO), San Htoi (KWAT) and Su Su Swe (TWU) as panels. Lway Poe Ngel explained about ND-Burma, UTP project, methodology and

Memorialisation as an Alternative or Complementary TJ Measure: Exchange and Policy Development in Asia

Memory for Change Memorialisation as an Alternative or Complementary TJ Measure: Exchange and Policy Development in Asia Impunity Watch, Swisspeace and Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) organized the workshop about “Memorialisation as an Alternative or Complementary TJ Measure – Exchange and Policy Development in Asia” took place from Monday 3 November to Friday 7 November in Bangkok, Thailand. Civil society organisations and victim’s groups from Asia such

Workshop on Memorialization

Impunity Watch and ND-Burma held a two-day workshop in Chiang Mai on the subject of Transitional Justice efforts in Burma. The workshop was in preparation for a five-day exchange of ideas for upcoming workshop, with the meeting being attended by a varied number of organizations including: 1. AAPP (Assistance Association for Political Prisoners) 2. Burmese Women’s Union (BWU) 3. Kachin Women’s Association Thailand (KWAT) 4. Network for Human Rights Documentation

Sharing new release of Martus

Collin from Benetech sharing the new release of Martus, version 4.5, showing the Burmese interface and demonstrating the new server, new account creation wizard, new Mobile Martus Android app and previewing ideas for the next-generation 5.0 release with ND-Burma members in Chiang Mai. To learn more about Martus, please visit


Network for Human Rights Documentation-Burma has successfully conducted a Monitoring and Evaluation on Human Rights Documentation process and developing the Human Rights Documentation training module from 6 through 12 March in Rangoon. Lway Nway Hnoung, Training coordinator said  the purpose of the workshop was that “this is kind of experience sharing, finding the needs of assessment and discovering any  solutions from  the field workers about  what are the challenges of


In the years since the 1988 suppression of pro-democracy demonstrations, the Burmese military junta committed thousands of human rights violations, including killings, torture, forced displacement, rape and political imprisonment. In 2004, exiled Burmese activists based in Thailand formed the Network for Human Rights Documentation – Burma (ND-Burma) in order to challenge the military regime through advocacy and prepare for justice and accountability measures in a potential transition. We at Benetech’s


Human Rights Documentation Training (Training of Trainer) was conducted by ND-Burma in Rangoon, from the 31st August to the 30th September 2013. During the training course, four facilitators discussed basic human rights, UDHR, documentation techniques and interview skills, definitions and important elements of human rights violations that ND-Burma are collecting, transitional justice, human rights advocacy, facilitation skills, finding and preparing the teaching materials and module development. 16 participants from ND-Burma