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AN OPEN LETTER FROM 567 CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS CALLING FOR LEADERS OF THE ETHNIC RESISTANCE ORGANIZATIONS NOT TO ENGAGE WITH MYANMAR’S STATE ADMINISTRATIVE COUNCIL

26 September 2022 The undersigned Civil Society Organizations urge the Ethnic Resistance Organization not to attend the military sham Peace Dialogue, a sham intended as a way to distract and exit from their own political, military, and economic crisis. The armed conflict currently unfolding must be understood clearly as a battle between the military and […]

Civilian killed and burned during junta raid on Sagaing village

A PDF fighter was also found dead following the attack on the Myaung Township village of Na Bet late last week Regime forces killed a civilian and a member of a local People’s Defence Force (PDF) during a raid on a village in Sagaing Region’s Myaung Township late last week, according to resistance sources. The […]

Junta shelling kills two children, injures several in Myanmar’s Rakhine state

Fighting between the military and the ethnic Arakan Army is intensifying in the region. Military shelling in Myanmar’s Rakhine state over the past four days has claimed the lives of at least two children and injured several others, residents said Monday, as clashes ramp up between junta troops and ethnic insurgents following a two-year lull. […]

Prosecuting Burmese Perpetrators of Serious Human Rights Violations in Jakarta

PRESS RELEASE: *Prosecuting Burmese Perpetrators of Serious Human Rights Violations in Jakarta* Indonesia’s Constitutional Court Holds First Hearing into Law 26 of 2000 concerning the Human Rights Court Jakarta 26 September 2022: The Constitutional Court in Jakarta has held its first hearing into whether the law governing the Human Rights Court can be changed, allowing […]

Thousands of civilians displaced by Myanmar army attacks on Khin-U villages

A junta unit attacked by the resistance with explosives returns to torch area villages, forcing locals to flee their homes Thousands of villagers have been displaced by recent military assaults on Sagaing Region’s Khin-U Township, according to local sources.  Members of the anti-junta resistance said that a 70-soldier column in western Khin-U and a 200-soldier […]

On the International Day of Peace, The Network for Human Rights Documentation – Burma Condemns Ongoing Brutalities by the Myanmar Junta

On the International Day of Peace, The Network for Human Rights Documentation – Burma Condemns Ongoing Brutalities by the Myanmar Junta 21 September 2022 On this International Day of Peace, the Network for Human Rights Documentation – Burma (ND-Burma) calls for an immediate cessation to the hostilities being perpetrated by the Myanmar junta against civilians. For […]

Junta chopper attack on school kills 7 in Myanmar’s Sagaing region

Witnesses said 2 gunships fired on the school ‘for nearly an hour.’ Military helicopters fired on a village school in Myanmar “for nearly an hour” before junta foot soldiers let loose with guns, killing at least seven children, residents said Monday, in what appeared to be the deadliest attack on children since last year’s coup. UNICEF […]

Myanmar army shelling kills four IDPs in Moebye

The victims, who included two children, were among hundreds sheltering at a local monastery in the southern Shan State town  Shelling by junta forces killed four internally displaced persons (IDPs) in southern Shan State’s Pekhon Township on Friday, according to local sources. The victims, who were among some 300 people sheltering at a monastery in […]