The Network for Human Rights Documentation – Burma (ND-Burma) includes 12 member organizations, collectively using the truth of what communities in Burma have endured to challenge the regime’s impunity for human rights violations through advocacy and to prepare for a peaceful democratic transition. Despite these restrictive conditions, human rights groups, political organizations, media and ethnic groups from both inside and outside of Burma (including ND- Burma) managed to collect information
This is the briefing paper of the ND-Burma’s recent report Intimidation, Imprisonment and Repression: The Road to Military Victory in the 2010 Elections.
In August of this year, the military regime announced they would hold elections on 7 November 2010. The possibility of elections, the first in 20 years, led to rigorous debate: would elections pave the way for genuine democratic reform or would it be business as usual in Burma. Network for Human Rights Documentation – Burma (ND-Burma) is not hopeful that there will be any improvement in the human rights situation