Entries by ND Burma

July Justice Newsletter (July 2020)

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 […]

‘Rights in Reverse,’ Details Human Rights Violations Against the Backdrop of Conflict & the COVID-19 Pandemic

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 […]

Independent Investigative Mechanism for Myanmar

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 […]

Burma Army unjustly sues 47 farmers for trespassing on lands seized near Eastern Central Command base in Kho Lam, Namzarng township

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 […]

The Network for Human Rights Documentation-Burma Calls for Accountability in Ta’ang Rape Case

The Network for Human Rights Documentation-Burma Calls for Accountability in Ta’ang Rape Case For Immediate Release 20 July 2020: On 17 June 2020, the Network for Human Rights Documentation Burma (ND-Burma) was made aware by Ta’ang civil society organizations that a young girl from northern Shan state was sexually exploited and assaulted by the Restoration […]

Submission to the United Nations Universal Periodic Review Thirty-Seventh Session of the Working Group

Executive Summary  This submission by the Network for Human Rights Documentation Burma (ND-Burma) addresses the peace process and armed conflict in Myanmar. Using case-studies from our reports and briefing papers with documentation supported by our members, the sections provide situational context to the security concerns expressed by civilians and civil-society. The human rights situation in […]

Press Release: IDP Communities Struggling to Survive as COVID-19 Restrictions and Quarantine Measures Causing Destitution in Southeastern Burma/Myanmar

Human Rights Foundation of Monland  For Immediate Release HURFOM, 15 July 2020: Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in remote communities in southeast Burma/Myanmar are struggling to survive. COVID-19-related restrictions on the freedom of movement in these areas—often under the administration of multiple ethnic armed organizations (EAOs)—make it almost impossible for villagers to access livelihoods, generating looming food shortages, exacerbated by the start […]

AASYC Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review (UPR) to the 37th Session of the Human Rights Council. The report titlled Human Rights Violations in the Armed Conflicts in Arakan, Burma/Myanmar.

AASYC Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review (UPR) to the 37th Session of the Human Rights Council. The report titlled Human Rights Violations in the Armed Conflicts in Arakan, Burma/Myanmar. The report mainly addresses how Myanmar Government and Myanmar Army (Tatmataw) commited the human rights violations towards the civilians in Arakan violating the fundamental […]

June Justice Newsletter (June 2020)

Conflict Continues Amid the Pandemic, Fueling Insecurity and Unrest in Burma COVID-19 has continued to further expose the quickly deteriorating human rights situation in Burma. The escalation of fighting amid the pandemic has allowed more violations to take place with impunity. This month, conflict escalated in Rakhine State as several human rights groups released documentation […]