Human Rights Situation Report by The Network for Human Rights Documentation-Burma Reveals Systematic, Widespread Abuses with Institutionalized Impunity For Immediate Release 15 September 2020: The latest situation report by the Network for Human Rights Documentation-Burma (ND-Burma) reveals a steady increase of human rights violations against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic and active conflict. During […]
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ND-Burma is extremely grateful to all interviewees for their courage in speaking the truth. ND-Burma is also grateful to its member organisations and their fieldworkers who continue to gather invaluable testimonies at their own great personal risk. This report would not be possible without the work of ND-Burma members and their coordinated efforts to collect […]
YANGON 10 September 2020 – UNICEF Myanmar expresses deep sorrow over the deaths of two children and the injury of another child on Tuesday following an artillery fire in Myebon, Rakhine State. UNICEF is deeply concerned about the alarming increase of reports of killings and injuries of children, as a result of intensified fighting between the […]
The two soldiers confess their crimes in a monotone, a few blinks of the eye their only betrayal of emotion: executions, mass burials, village obliterations and rape. The August 2017 order from his commanding officer was clear, Pvt. Myo Win Tun said in video testimony. “Shoot all you see and all you hear.” He said […]
August Justice Newsletter Summary Report The Union Panglong Conference Took Place Against the Backdrop of Mounting Human Rights Violations as COVID-19 Cases Surge This month, the government hosted the fourth Union Panglong Conference (UPC) amid the lead up to the 2020 national election. However, against the backdrop of the political dialogue human rights violations continued […]
July Justice Newsletter This month continued to show a backsliding of human rights violations and blatant disregard for the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA), as the rights of civilians were dismissed with clashes increasing in northern Shan with the expansion of Burma Army operations. In Rakhine and Chin states, conflict remains volatile and shows no signs […]
Latest Briefer by the Network for Human Rights Documentation-Burma,‘Rights in Reverse,’ Details Human Rights Violations Against the Backdrop of Conflict & the COVID-19 Pandemic For Immediate Release 7 August 2020 With over 18-million confirmed cases of COVID-19 worldwide, the impacts of the pandemic have hit hardest where access and information on healthcare remains out of […]
As the COVID-19 pandemic spread rapidly at the beginning of the year, the National League for Democracy (NLD) led government and military reassured the country’s citizens that they had nothing to worry about. The blanket denial served its purpose until the inevitable on 23 March 2020, when the NLD government confirmed the first two cases […]
The Human Rights Council resolution, in 39/2, adopted in September 2018, established “an ongoing independent mechanism to collect, consolidate, preserve and analyse evidence of the most serious international crimes and violations of international law committed in Myanmar since 2011, and to prepare files in order to facilitate and expedite fair and independent criminal proceedings, in […]
Update by the Shan Human Rights Foundation July 22, 2020 Burma Army unjustly sues 47 farmers for trespassing on lands seized near Eastern Central Command base in Kho Lam, Namzarng township 47 farmers are facing charges for trespassing on their own farmlands, seized by the Burma Army at Kho Lam, Namzarng township, where the Eastern […]
ND-Burma formed in 2004 in order to provide a way for Burma human rights organizations to collaborate on the human rights documentation process.
The 13 ND-Burma member organizations seek to collectively use the truth of what communities in Burma have endured to advocate for justice for victims.
ND-Burma trains local organizations in human rights documentation; coordinates members’ input into a common database using Martus, a secure open-source software; and engages in joint-advocacy campaigns.
- Human Rights Situation Report by The Network for Human Rights Documentation-Burma Reveals Systematic, Widespread Abuses with Institutionalized Impunity
- An Overview of the Human Rights Situation in Burma (January to June 2020)
- UNICEF Myanmar Statement on the killing and injury of children in Myebon, Rakhine State
- ‘Kill All You See’: In a First, Myanmar Soldiers Tell of Rohingya Slaughter
- Justice Newsletter (August 2020)