Entries by ND Burma

ND-Burma Situation Update (17-23 May 2021)

The assault on #Chin, Minda continues while the Tatmadaw expands their operations into Loikaw, #Kayah where more civilians have been forced to flee the junta’s violence. Meanwhile, the Myanmar election chief considers dissolving Aung San Suu Kyi’s NLD party. More in our weekly update

ND-Burma Situation Update (10-16 May 2021)

It has been over 100 days since the #MyanmarCoup. Authoritarian rule by the junta has led to a morally and economically defunct state of governance, where the people are continuing to prevail. Release the detainees, release the journalists. More in our weekly update

Myanmar army battles anti-coup rebels as armed resistance grows

Myanmar’s army battled local militia fighters in the northwestern town of Mindat on Saturday, residents said, to try to quell a rebellion that has sprung up to oppose the junta which seized power in the Southeast Asian country in February. The fighting is some of the heaviest since the coup and underlines the growing chaos […]

ND-Burma Situation Update (3-9 May 2021)

Educators are not wavering to the junta’s threats to return to school. In stark defiance, they’re resisting ‘slave education.’ While tensions rise in ethnic areas as the Tatmadaw wages conflict amid a coup and a pandemic, while freedom of expression remains under serious threat. More in our weekly update

ND-Burma Situation Update (26 April-2 May 2021)

The power of the people continues to undermine Tatmadaw violence in their attempts to squander dissent. Despite crackdowns, night arrests and targeting of the Civil Disobedience Movement organizers, civilians are prevailing. Meanwhile, conflict in ethnic areas demands urgent attention an response. Visual update

ND-Burma Situation Update (19-25 April 2021)

Women human rights defenders, youth are facing daily threats of arrest for their activities in the Civil Disobedience Movement. Condemnation from world leaders has not stopped attacks on civilians by the Tatmadaw, as seen clearly at #ASEAN meeting when people continued to be killed in the streets as discussions took place. More in our weekly […]

Open Letter to ASEAN Leaders: Recommendations from CSOs in Myanmar and in Southeast Asia to the ASEAN Special Summit on Myanmar

22 April 2021 Open Letter to ASEAN Leaders: Recommendations from CSOs in Myanmar and in Southeast Asia to the ASEAN Special Summit on Myanmar To: Leaders of the Member States of the Association of the Southeast Asian Nations  (ASEAN) Dear Excellencies, In alignment with the upcoming special ASEAN Summit on Myanmar on 24 April 2021, we, the […]

Myanmar Regime Disputes Protest-Related Death Toll Compiled by AAPP

After being accused of inflating the fatality lists, the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP) said it can totally guarantee the death toll it has documented. AAPP, a human rights organization founded in 2000, has been documenting the fatalities and arrests at the hands of the military regime’s forces following the Feb. 1coup. Citing the […]