Entries by ND Burma

Justice Newsletter (September 2020)

Summary Report: Ceasefires Backfire, Conflict Intensifies Amid COVID-19 Spike At the beginning of the month, the Brotherhood Alliance of the Kokang (MNTJP/MNDAA), the Ta’ang (PSLF/TNLA), and the Arakan (ULA/AA) announced the extension of their unilateral ceasefire until 9 November 2020. As stated previously, if the Burma Army attacks, they intend to retaliate. However, they also […]

UN human rights expert calls for immediate end to military assaults on Rakhine villages, decries mounting death toll of children 

GENEVA (22 September 2020) – The UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Thomas Andrews, today called for an immediate ceasefire in Rakhine State, decrying the death toll of innocent children that continues to rise. “Serious questions have been raised about whether these children, and growing numbers of others, are being […]

PEACE NEVER CAME

SYSTEMATIC WAR CRIMES AND HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS PERPETRATED BY THE TATMADAW IN TA’ANG AREAS OF NORTHERN SHAN STATE April 2016 to December 2019 We would like to express special thanks to all the victims and the communities who contributed their voices and evidence for the report by sharing their testimonies, and for giving their time […]

Myanmar Mechanism calls for continued support of international community in the accountability efforts

Myanmar Mechanism calls for continued support of international community in the accountability efforts Geneva, 14 September 2020 – In his second annual report to the United Nations Human Rights Council, the Head of the Independent Investigative Mechanism for Myanmar (Mechanism) outlined the significant progress that the Mechanism has made in its first full year of […]

Human Rights Situation Report by The Network for Human Rights Documentation-Burma Reveals Systematic, Widespread Abuses with Institutionalized Impunity

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 […]

An Overview of the Human Rights Situation in Burma (January to June 2020)

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 […]

Justice Newsletter (August 2020)

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 […]