Teachers and students were also reportedly held hostage in one of the villages targeted in the assault on Friday At least six children were killed when Myanmar’s military launched air and ground assaults on several villages in Sagaing Region’s Depayin Township during school hours on Friday, according to local sources. Residents of the area said […]
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The freelance journalist faced charges of ‘incitement’ and ‘illegal association’ for her reporting. UPDATED AT 12:44 PM EST ON 9-15-22 A special court in Myanmar on Thursday sentenced Htet Htet Khine, a former BBC television presenter, to three years in prison with hard labor for “incitement” and “illegal association” for her reporting work, according to […]
Myanmar’s junta added a charge that carries a death sentence against jailed protest leader Ko Wai Moe Naing for his role in the protest movement against military rule. The 27-year-old pro-democracy activist has been held in Monywa Prison, Sagaing Region, since his arrest in April last year during an anti-regime rally. He has already faced […]
Dozens of people are missing and presumed dead after a junta siege on the village of Sezin forces thousands of civilians to seek refuge in northern and central Myanmar The surviving residents of Sezin remember August 9 as the last night in their homes. By 2am, they describe their village as being engulfed in flames, […]
At least one person was shot attempting to escape and another was severely beaten after being captured, witnesses said At least 15 people, including two freelance journalists, were arrested during a crackdown on a protest in Yangon’s Kyeemyindaing Township on Tuesday, according to sources. One protester who managed to evade arrest told Myanmar Now that […]
Six Cases Highlight Alleged Torture, Junta’s Failure to Investigate (Sydney) – Myanmar’s military and police are responsible for scores of deaths in custody since the February 1, 2021 military coup, Human Rights Watch said today. Human Rights Watch documented the deaths of six detained activists that involved apparent torture or the denial of adequate medical care. The […]
For decades, people in Myanmar have come together to protest and call for greater protection and enforcement of their fundamental rights and freedoms. Pivotal moments throughout the country’s history took place during moments of frustration from brave citizens who demanded a better future for themselves and the next generation. The attempted coup in Myanmar is […]
Sources said 20,000 residents from 80 villages fled their homes amid the attacks. Junta troops in Myanmar’s Sagaing region have killed at least 12 civilians and burned down more than 500 houses in 11 days since entering the region’s northern townships of Kawlin, Kanbalu and Kyunhla, villagers and local defense groups said Friday. Sources in […]
According to the KNU, more than 300,000 civilians have been displaced by conflict within its territory Shelling by Myanmar’s military killed two people and injured three others—including two children—in a village in Bago Region’s Shwegyin Township on Tuesday, according to resistance sources. The incident occurred early in the morning, soon after Karen National Liberation Army […]
There were 59 survivors although a baby has reportedly since died. UPDATED at 9:45 a.m. EDT on 8-31-2022 Six bodies have been discovered along with 59 ethnic Rohingya survivors on a boat floating near an island off Myanmar’s Ayeyarwady delta region. Local residents told RFA the Coast Guard went to stop the boat on Monday […]
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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.
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- The world needs to recognise—and support—Myanmar’s ‘humanitarian resistance’
- 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
- Civilian killed and burned during junta raid on Sagaing village
- Junta shelling kills two children, injures several in Myanmar’s Rakhine state
- Child killed as military shells village during Ayeyarwady River crossing in Kachin State