Junta troops also destroyed furniture and religious books at the local church in Taal The entire population of a village in Chin State has fled after junta soldiers ransacked homes, killed animals, and destroyed valuables during two separate raids in July and August, locals told Myanmar Now. About 90 soldiers entered Taal, which is about 12 miles […]
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In the seven months which have passed since the junta seized power in an attempted and unlawful coup, the situation of human rights has continued to decline. Activists and journalists have been oppressed through violent tactics and arbitrary arrest. With over 1000 civilians killed by the junta’s murderous crackdowns, the military indeed has blood on […]
[25 August, 2021] 43 Myanmar civil society organizations (CSOs) have publicly pledged to seek justice for the Rohingya and to heal the wounds of long-running ethnic and religious persecution in Myanmar. The statement is being issued in remembrance of the Rohingya genocide and crimes against humanity that took place four years ago on 25 August, 2017. […]
Sithu Aung Myint (left) and his colleague Htet Htet Khine were arrested on 15 August, 2021. Photos: RSF/Twitter Myanmar’s military government has arrested two more local journalists, army-owned television reported on Saturday, Reuters reported. Sithu Aung Myint, a columnist for Frontier Myanmar and commentator with Voice of America radio, and Htet Htet Khine, a freelance […]
Over one thousand civilians have been killed by the Myanmar junta since their illegitimate seizure of power in a coup d’etat on 1 February. ND-Burma member, the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners told the press: “As long as the military is in power, they will continue to kill youths, professionals like doctors and teachers, men, women and […]
In over (70) years of civil war in Burma, ethnic nationalities have suffered torture, extrajudicial killings, massacres, rape, villages burned to the ground, and residents forced to flee their homes in indiscriminate junta military so-called ‘Military Clearance Policy’. Human rights and civil society organizations across Burma have repeatedly called for action to end this military’s […]
Some fear the audit will be used as a pretext to disband certain parties The junta’s Union Election Commission (UEC) has announced plans to audit the financial records of Myanmar’s political parties, a move that has been met with fierce criticism. The UEC, which officially annulled the results of last year’s election in July, has ordered parties […]
More than 40 junta soldiers were reportedly killed and many others wounded by civilian resistance fighters in Sagaing Region and Chin and Shan states during the weekend. On Sunday morning, about 150 junta soldiers on the Mindat-Matupi highway used explosives on a Mindat Chinland Defense Force (CDF) camp about 25km west of the Chin State […]
U Win Thaw, the vice-chair of Central Bank, said that they would not make any other banks go bankrupt or close them. It was just a rumour that 5000 Kyats notes and 10000 Kyats notes would be withdrawn. He also said that the online banking system and cash withdrawal from ATMs would go normally during […]
The man and his son were both inside their home when soldiers opened fire nearby A man was seriously injured after he and his 4-year-year son were shot by regime troops in a village in Chin State’s Kanpetlet Township on Sunday. The incident occurred at around 11am, when soldiers patrolling Kant Thar Yon, a village […]
ND-Burma formed in 2004 in order to provide a way for Burma human rights organizations to collaborate on the human rights documentation process.
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.
ND-Burma trains local organizations in human rights documentation; coordinates members’ input into a common database using Martus, a secure open-source software; and engages in joint-advocacy campaigns.
- Weekly Update on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar : Post-Coup (September 13-19)2021
- Residents of Town in Myanmar’s Chin State Flee Junta Artillery Barrage
- Junta soldiers kill pastor and cut off his finger as houses burn in Chin town
- Myanmar Junta Kills At Least 12 Civilians Over Weekend
- What Has Happened to Myanmar’s Tatmadaw?